Fund launches & closures

Jupiter lines up launches for ex-RWC duo Geldard and Manzi

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Jupiter Asset Management is preparing to launch two funds managed by the experienced portfolio management team of Miles Geldard and Lee Manzi. Jupiter Strategic Total Return and Jupiter Global Convertibles will both debut on 1 October and will be UCITS III sub-funds of the Luxembourg-domiciled Jupiter Global Fund Sicav.

Geldard and Manzi have joined Jupiter from RWC Partners, having previously worked together at JP Morgan and its predecessor Jardine Fleming. They have worked together for 12 years and have 40 years’ investment experience between them, with an established reputation for managing convertible and multi-asset strategies.

The new funds will blend