Launches & Closures

SEB platform launches SAM Capital UCITS fund


London-based SAM Capital Partners, the European equities investment specialist, will launch a new UCITS fund via SEB Prime Solutions.

SEB Prime Solutions is an umbrella SICAV platform for alternative investment managers' UCITS funds which was launched in mid-September 2010.

The platform offers the necessary legal structure, risk management and administration services to facilitate the launch and marketing of these funds.

The Cayman-domiciled SAM Capital Equity Opportunity Fund was launched in September 2007 and uses a short-term equity trading strategy, trading in large-cap European stocks. The fund uses equities and equity index futures to generate returns from short-term market trends in a portfolio based on the most liquid European large-cap stocks. In 2009 the offshore fund made