Launches & Closures

Coupland to tap Asian consumers with UCITS fund


Coupland Cardiff Asset Management, a specialist Asian fund manager, has launched an Irish-domiciled UCITS fund to capture domestic consumption growth in the region.

The CC Asian Evolution Fund, which is set to launch next month, will offer investors direct access to the region’s domestic growth story via the consumer sector.

Richard Cardiff from Coupland Cardiff

London-based Richard Cardiff, chief executive officer of Coupland Cardiff, says that there is a change in demographics in Asia with a significant shift of population from rural to urban areas and a growing middle class with rising disposable income. The portfolio will aim to give investors a focused way of accessing this growing area.

Cardiff says: “This shift in demographics is not just a China