New Fund Filings

Analysis of funds recently registered and key themes in product development. To monitor new funds and other fund changes on a daily basis go to our sister site

Clients can select from the latest Highlights of New Fund Filings below or from the list of all Highlights of New Funds.

New Fund Filings Review: March 2020       4/27/2020
  March saw a substantial boost in fund registrations at 103, split between 23 open-end mutual funds, 35 ETFs, two closed-end funds, and 43 interval funds. Stone Ridge Asset Management saw the largest number of registrations for the month at 43 through a master feeder series of interval funds designed for longevity risk. BlackRock saw the second highest number of new filings at 13, including 8 ESG-oriented ETFs.
New Fund Filings Review: February 2020      3/23/2020
  February featured 43 new registered funds, including 10 open-end mutual funds, 29 ETFs, three interval funds, and one closed-end fund. In addition to notably outpacing new mutual fund filings, monthly ETF registrations for the first time consisted entirely of active funds. TrueMark Investments saw the largest number of new registrations for the month through 12 defined outcome ETFs, followed by a series of nine ETFs from Exchange Traded Concepts.
New Fund Filings Review: January 2020      2/27/2020
  January experienced a total of 31 new registrations for the month, split across 12 ETFs, 18 open-end mutual funds, and one closed-end fund. December had meanwhile seen 58 newly registered funds. Pacific Financial Group registered the highest number of new funds in the month, creating a series of six funds of funds that invest in the products of specific, unaffiliated managers. International Equity accounted for the largest number of new filings through eight active mutual funds, four passive mutual funds, and one ETF.
New Fund Filings Review: December 2019      1/28/2020
  Active ETFs saw a large presence among new registrations in December. The month saw filings for 37 active ETFs, including new non-transparent structures from Fidelity, Natixis, and T. Rowe Price. Invesco and Innovator Capital were tied with the most new filings for the month, each registering five active ETFs. Sub-advised funds accounted for 12 of the month's new registrations, extending across public and private investment markets
New Fund Filings Review: November 2019      12/17/2019
  Sub-advised funds played a large role in newly-registered funds during November, accounting for 14 of the month's new offerings. Fidelity filed for ten new mutual funds, six of which are multi-managed products focusing on disruptive investment themes. November saw the registration of six closed-end and interval funds, investing in private credit and income-producing opportunities. The month additionally saw managers announce filings for 21 mutual funds and 18 ETFs.