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 Filing Review: April 2017       5/31/2017
  BlackRock registered two emerging markets bond funds, including a local currency product. Allianz Global Investors and Rational Advisors both plan funds that will primarily invest in commercial mortgage-backed securities. U.K. and South Africa based manager Investec plans its first U.S. domiciled mutual fund, which will be a global equity fund. Tortoise Capital Advisors filed a multi-asset closed-end fund.
New Fund Filing Review: March 2017      4/28/2017
  Morningstar registered a lineup of its own mutual funds which will be used within its managed portfolios. Gabelli plans two more NextShares exchange-traded managed funds. John Hancock and T. Rowe Price filed managed payout funds. Eaton Vance and Allianz Global Investors plan closed-end target term bond funds
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.