Lyxor builds on strong manager relationships
Thu Jul 11, 2013
Joy Dunbar, Editor of Absolute UCITS, speaks to Cyrus Amaria from Lyxor about the latest strategies on its UCITS platform
During the past few years many financial services firms have launched UCITS and other fund management platforms with varying degrees of success.
Lyxor Asset Management started to actively market its UCITS Lyxor Dimension Platform for its single strategies in autumn 2011 and has caught up with many of its competitors by levering the wide range of established relationships that it has built via its managed account platform.
This year Lyxor has launched three new funds on its UCITS platform.
The Paris-headquartered firm launched its first single UCITS hedge fund, managed by Old Mutual, on the UCITS Lyxor Dimension Platform in autumn 2011 – by which time many larger financial services firms had already launched their UCITS platforms.
The platform now has grown to six sub-funds and assets under administration of $472 million – excluding an IKOS strategy that were liquidated earlier this year.
Many of the strategies under its onshore...
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