Launches & Closures

Five new funds added to Merchant platform

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 The Merchant Capital platform is to roll out a range of new funds on its Dublin-domiciled UCITS umbrella structure.

Five investment managers from around the world, all specialising in alternative investing, have chosen the Merchant Funds’ platform to launch their first UCITS-compliant funds.

George Cadbury: Merchant Capital

The new funds, which are due to launch before 1 September 2011, will each have between $25 million to $100 million of assets under management. The funds will cover a variety of strategies from a US-based exchange traded fund to a Russian equity long/short fund.

The Merchant Funds’ UCITS platform