Name change for absolute return UCITS funds following merger


Five funds will change their names following the announcement that Henderson Global Investors would acquire Gartmore Group earlier this year.

Henderson will axe 14 funds and has ditched the Gartmore brand following the completion of its acquisition of Gartmore on 4 April 2011, which is subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals.

All Gartmore funds in the Absolute UCITS database will continue being managed by the same managers but their names will be rebranded to Henderson in summer 2011, according to an interim update.

The following UCITS funds will have their names changed: Gartmore Japan Absolute Return Fund, Gartmore SICAV