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

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New Fund Filing Review: February 2017       3/31/2017
  Socially conscious funds were popular in February. Fidelity filed two passively managed equity funds which will screen investments using ESG criteria. OppenheimerFunds plans an international equity fund that focuses on companies that make contributions to solving environmental challenges. MFG Asset Management registered an international equity fund which will screen for companies with low carbon emissions. State Street filed four new passively managed international equity funds which will invest in Canada, Japan, Europe, and the Pacific region excluding Japan, respectively. Gotham Asset Management plans two long/short equity funds. Pioneer filed five funds which will be structured as NextShares exchange-traded managed funds.
New Fund Filing Review: January 2017      2/28/2017
  Prudential registered eight new funds, including two passive equity funds and a commodity fund. Goldman Sachs plans an emerging market equity ESG fund. American Beacon filed an unconstrained bond fund. 75 ETFs were registered in January.
New Fund Filing Review: December 2016      1/31/2017
  AllianceBernstein registered several equity funds with performance based management fees, which may vary by as much as 100 basis points. Fidelity filed several dozen new equity, bond, and target date funds, each of which will generally be available only to certain fee-based managed accounts offered by Fidelity. Highland Capital Management and Thrivent both plan multi-asset income funds.Natixis registered a new series of socially conscious target date funds.TCW plans three new alternative funds, including a long/short strategy, a market neutral fund, and an option hedge fund. BlackRock and Eaton Vance filed fixed income closed-end funds.
New Fund Filing Review: November 2016      12/30/2016
  Brinker Capital registered a lineup of ten mutual funds. Schwab filed two index bond funds. PIMCO plans an interval fund which will use a flexible asset allocation strategy across global credit sectors. Hartford Funds filed a socially conscious international equity fund which will be structured as a NextShares exchange-traded managed fund.
New Fund Filing Review: October 2016      11/30/2016
  Several managers filed funds employing alternative strategies. USA Mutuals Advisors plans an event driven arbitrage fund. Thornburg registered a long/short equity fund. Altegris Advisors filed a managed futures fund, and Driehaus Capital Management plans a global macro fund. Ivy Funds and DFA filed international small cap funds. BlackRock plans a series of fundamental index domestic equity mutual funds. First Trust Advisors and Nuveen both filed target term closed-end bond funds.