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

Clients can select from the latest Highlights of New Fund Filings below or from the list of all Highlights of New Funds.

New Fund Filings Review: October 2019      11/26/2019
  Monthly new registrations reached their highest level of 2019 over the course of October, totaling 91 new open-end mutual funds, ETFs, and closed-end funds. The month saw 48 new open-end and closed-end mutual funds and 43 newly registered ETFs. Tuttle Tactical Management registered a series of six actively-managed ETFs, which serve as funds of funds employing momentum and counter trend models. Alaia Capital, Q3 Asset Management, Raub Brock Capital Management, and StepStone Conversus all unveiled their first registered mutual funds and ETFs during the month.
New Fund Filings Review: September 2019      10/29/2019
  Subadvisory relationships served a large role in new fund registrations during September, with 13 newly registered funds employing external management. Harbor Capital Advisors filed for the highest number of funds during the month with a series of six sub-advised US and International Equity funds. Oelschlager Investments registered its first mutual funds through a pair of domestic equity offerings.
New Fund Filings Review: August 2019      9/27/2019
  August saw a spike in new fund registrations, with 75 new mutual funds and ETFs announced during the month compared to 39 in July. August's filings were broken down across 38 mutual funds and 37 ETFs. Fund managers registered ten actively-managed ETFs in the month, extending beyond short maturity bond funds into international markets and private vehicle replication.
New Fund Filings Review: July 2019      8/27/2019
  Multiple firms announced plans to enter the registered fund market in July, with new filings from BondHouse Advisors, Red Cedar Investment Management, and Theseus Capital. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors filed for two sub-advised funds that invest according to Catholic guidelines. Franklin Templeton registered a fund investing in municipal bonds whose proceeds are used to promote environmental sustainability.
New Fund Filings Review: June 2019      7/26/2019
  American Century registered a series of ten actively-managed mutual funds and ETFs in June, taking five strategies and cloning them across both structures. Liquid Strategies filed for five active ETFs that act as funds of funds while employing an options strategy. Krane Fund Advisors unveiled plans for an ETF investing in carbon credit futures contracts.