Wed, Sep 28, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

New Ucits index from Alix Capital

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update – Alix Capital, the provider of the UCITS Alternative Index announced the launch of a new Index, the UCITS Alternative Index Blue Chip (the “Blue Chip Index”). The objective of the Blue Chip Index is to give a fair, reliable and unbiased representation of the money invested in UCITS hedge funds. The Index is composed of the 50 most representative UCITS hedge funds currently open for investment. The funds included in the Index are selected following transparent, rule based and replicable selection criteria. The Blue Chip Index rules and construction is overseen by a Scientific Committee.

Louis Zanolin, CEO, Alix Capital says: “There has been a huge demand from industry participants such as investment banks, asset managers and consultants for an index that fairly represents the allocation of investor money into the UCITS hedge fund space. After months of research we are pleased to publicly release what we believe will rapidly become the leading UCITS hedge fund Index tracking investor’s monies true allocation.”

Louis Zanolin adds: ”A first investable product linked to the Blue Chip Index has been launched in partnership with our parent company Palaedino Asset Management a few weeks ago. Additional products linked to the Blue Chip Index should soon be offered by third party providers.”Source

Licensing The UCITS Alternative Indices may be licensed by financial institutions including banks, broker dealers, insurance companies and asset managers for the creation of index based financial products such as index funds, insurance products, warrants, structured products and OTC derivatives. A license is required from Alix Capital for any product linked to, or based on, the UCITS Alternative Indices. For further information on licensing the UCITS Alternative Indices, please contact Alix Capital. www.alixcapital.com

(Press release)
bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Nobel Sustainability Trust, Prince Albert II of Monaco help launch major new initiative to drive sustainable technologies[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: The Nobel Sustainability® Trust ("NST") is leading a major new initiative to finance, incubate and accelerate the development of clean technologies. The initiative will start with the formation of the Nobel Sustainability Fund® ("NSF"). NSF will drive faster access t

  2. Studies - Hedge funds’ study reveals vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements, Cambridge: Look to private investments for best access to LatAm growth[more]

    Hedge funds’ study reveals vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements A new study of the hedge fund space by industry law firm Seward & Kissel LLP reveals a wealth of information regarding established hedge fund managers’ use of side letters—special agreements

  3. Activist News - Caesars 'optimistic' on deal with hedge fund creditors[more]

    From Reuters.com: Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Monday it remains "optimistic" of reaching a $5 billion deal with the bulk of its creditors to push its main operating unit out of bankruptcy, but one hedge fund bondholder said it will pursue litigation. Caesars offered a sweetened $5 billion set

  4. Hedge funds recover from losses as central banks give markets a respite[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was up 0.4% from the week ending September 20 (-2.4% YTD), supported by the willingness of central banks to remain accommodative, Lyxor Asset Management said in its weekly briefing. It ad

  5. Perry Capital closing flagship fund after almost three decades[more]

    From Blooomberg.com: Richard Perry, one of the biggest names in hedge funds, is calling it quits after 28 years. Perry, 61, is winding down his New York-based flagship fund as the industry confronts one of the most tumultuous periods in its history. In a letter to investors Monday, he said his style