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New Managers April 2019

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1. London and Zurich-based Private Investment company J. Stern & Co. has launched World Stars Global Equity strategy in a Luxembourg Ucits fund. World Stars Global Equity fund has been launched following investor demand for a more accessible way of investing in the World Stars Global Equity strategy. It has been made available in a Luxembourg Ucist IV format, using the Alpha Ucits Sicav, the leading Luxembourg Ucits platform.

2. Mirae Asset Global Investments has launched an open ended equity fund investing in India. The Mirae Asset Focused fund will invest in equity and equity related instruments include convertible debentures, equity warrants, convertible preference shares and equity derivatives.

3. Gerald Banks, who has structured derivatives for Merrill Lynch & Co. and managed part of a Russian oligarch's sprawling empire, is now turning his hand to cryptocurrencies. Banks, who previously changed his name from Guerman Aliev, is the chief investment officer of a new hedge fund based in Greenwich, Connecticut, that's focused on digital assets such as Bitcoin. Cipher Technologies Management LP is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and primarily trades crypto options and futures contracts, Banks said in an interview.

4. Man Group's discretionary investment management business Man GLG has launched Credit Multi-Strategy Alternative, a new Ucits fund. Man GLG Credit Multi-Strategy Alternative is a global multi-strategy long-short credit fund providing investors access to Man GLG's longrunning alternative credit strategy established more than 20 years ago.

5. Nomura Asset Management (NAM) has launched an ethical global equity fund for portfolio manager Alex Rowe and head of equities Tom Wildgoose. In addition to the Global Sustainable Equity fund, Wildgoose currently manages the Nomura Global High Conviction fund. The new mandate will follow a similarly concentrated appro......................

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