Threadneedle Closes Small-Cap Crescendo Fund, Launches New Euro. Small Cap Fund

Mar 4 2011 | 9:23am ET

Threadneedle Asset Management has launched a new European small-cap fund.

The UCITS III-compliant vehicle replaces Threadneedle's European Smaller Companies Crescendo Fund, which has now closed. The new European Smaller Companies Absolute Alpha Fund is managed by Philip Dicken, who heads the firm's Pan European Smaller Companies Fund and who also ran the now-shuttered Crescendo fund.

"With the dislocations of the past few years still fresh in investors' minds, the opportunity to add value through fundamental and valuation analysis with high-conviction long and short positions is considerable," he said.

The new fund was born of client demand, Threadneedle said.


In Depth

Q&A: Quad Advisors’ Borish Is Looking For Real Traders, Not Index Huggers

Aug 20 2014 | 1:43pm ET

Peter Borish, who served as founding partner and director of research at Tudor Investment...

Lifestyle

Viking Manager In Rent Dispute

Aug 11 2014 | 4:14am ET

A hedge fund manager is demanding most of his money back from his former landlord...

Guest Contributor

Majority Of Inflows Go To Brand Name Hedge Funds

Aug 12 2014 | 9:00am ET

Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows...

 

Editor's Note

 

Futures Magazine

PREVIEW July/August 2014 Cover

Inside Futures' 500th Issue

The July/August 2014 issue is our largest in years—filled with the best trading strategies and stories from 43 years of being the primary publication for commodity, stock, options and forex traders.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

Real talk on alternative investments, business & finance

The Alpha Pages Editor's Note