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1. Sanlam UK is set to launch two multi-asset funds in response to investor demand for products protecting against macroeconomic concerns such as the US-China trade dispute, growing the range to a total of five risk-adjusted vehicles.

2. Pictet Asset Management has made available to investors in Spain a global absolute return strategy investing in emerging markets debt. Pictet-Total Return Sirius, which is domiciled in Luxembourg, is a long/short fixed income fund that complies with the Ucits IV regulation with regards to daily valuation and weekly liquidity, transferable with deferral of capital gains.

3. J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has launched JPMorgan Investment Funds - Global Macro Sustainable fund. The fund is a new addition to JPMAM’s established suite of macro funds which have over €9bn in client AUM as of 31 July 2019. Global Macro Sustainable will be run by macro strategies investment team, who seek to capitalise on return opportunities presented by macroeconomic theme

4. Artemis is set to launch a pair of fixed income vehicles following the successful creation of its Short-Dated Global High Yield Bond fund in June. The firm will be launching later in the quarter the Artemis Corporate Bond Fund as a UK OEIC, which has received the approval of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is also an Ucits vehicle. The fund will be managed by Stephen Snowden, with the support of Juan Valenzuela, David Ennett and Stephen Baines.

5. Andrew Ulmer who grew assets at DW Partners to $3.5 billion, has launched a niche credit fund after a ten-year bull market. The firm, 1543 Capital has launched with $125 million which includes his own money and capital from an anchor institutional investor, according to sources familiar with the matter. The fund will focus on niche private credit, structured finance, and corporate bonds.

6. BBShares, a global alternative investment firm, announced the launch of two crypto hedge funds: the Systematic......................

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