Threadneedle has launched a UCITS-compliant absolute return
fund focused on North American equities based on its American
Crescendo long/short equity strategy. The new UCITS launch,
which is structured as a SICAV, is the first equity offering in
the firm's $3 billion absolute return fund range - which has
hitherto focused on fixed-income strategies.
The Threadneedle American Absolute Alpha Fund is managed by