MS Teams With Dalton For Asia Pacific UCITS Fund

Jul 23 2013 | 8:47am ET

Morgan Stanley has teamed with Dalton Investments to launch a long/short UCITS fund focused on the Asia Pacific region.

The MS Dalton Asia Pacific UCITS Fund, launched on the investment bank's FundLogic Alternatives Platform, gives investors exposure to Dalton's Asian equities team.

Dalton Investments, with $1.2 billion in assets under management, was established by James Rosenwald and has over 30 years of Pacific Rim investment experience.

“We are excited to provide UCITS investors access to Dalton’s expertise in Asian equities. Dalton complements our existing offering by extending our coverage of the Asia Pacific Region,” said Stephane Berthet, head of the MS FundLogic Alternatives Platform, in a statement.

Morgan Stanley's FundLogic platform currently has more than $1 billion in AUM and the new fund brings total UCITS options to 20. Longchamp Asset Management has been appointed as the sole distributor of the fund.

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