New Fund Filings

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New Fund Filings Review: June 2022      7/26/2022
  June witnessed 57 new fund filings, a slight drop from the 66 new funds registered in May. ETFs continued to lead on a vehicle level at 46, followed by ten mutual funds and one interval fund. The month’s ETF filings were split between 27 active funds and 19 passive products. BondBloxx Investment Management registered the largest number of funds in June through a series of eight target duration U.S. Treasury ETFs. Invesco saw the second highest number of new filings through six ETFs focusing on equity, bond, and commodity investments. Bonds funds accounted for the highest number of new filings for the month at 21, primarily through ETFs (16). U.S. equity made up the second most new products at 15.
New Fund Filings Review: May 2022      6/23/2022
  May saw the registration of 66 new funds, in line with the 71 funds filed in April. ETFs led new registrations at 50, split between 29 active funds and 21 passive ones. The month also included nine open-end mutual funds, five interval funds, and two closed-end funds. F/m Investments recorded the largest number of new filings for the month through a series of 10 ETFs investing in U.S. Treasuries. Emerge Capital Management witnessed the second highest number with five sustainable active ETFs. U.S. equity funds continued to account for the largest portion of new funds at 25, mostly in the form of ETFs (18). Fixed income saw the second most new filings at 21.
New Fund Filings Review: April 2022      5/25/2022
  Asset managers registered 71 new funds over the course of April after filing for only 40 new products in March. ETFs accounted for the bulk of new filings at 53, followed by 14 mutual funds, three interval funds, and one closed-end fund. April’s new registrations included three semi-transparent active ETFs. BlackRock and Cabana were tied for the month with the largest number of filings at 10 each. Both firms saw the bulk of their filings through passive ETFs, as BlackRock filed nine such funds across asset classes and Cabana filed for a series of 10 equal weight sector funds. Domestic equity funds accounted for the largest portion of new registrations on an asset class level at 25, followed by international equity (20) and fixed income (18).
New Fund Filings Review: March 2022      4/27/2022
  March saw the registration of 40 new funds, down from a relative high of 104 witnessed over the course of February. These new funds were spread across 13 open-end mutual funds, 25 ETFs, and two interval funds. 29 of March’s registrations were actively-managed while its 11 passive funds were all in the form of ETFs. AlphaTrAi Funds, Hartford Funds, and Van Eck were all tied for the highest number of filings for the month at 3. U.S. Equity accounted for the largest number of new registrations on an asset class level at 17. International Equity accounted for the second most at nine.
New Fund Filings Review: February 2022      3/24/2022
  February witnessed 104 new fund filings, up from 83 seen across January. ETFs accounted for the largest portion of the month’s filings at 80, followed by 18 mutual funds, five interval funds, and one closed-end fund. The month’s ETFs filings were split between 49 passive funds and 31 active funds, including one semi-transparent active fund.