Manulife makes APAC funds available in Europe

Europe mapGlobal firm Manulife Investment Management has launched two Asia-focused funds in Europe. The Manulife Global Fund Asian Small Cap Equity fund and Manulife Global Fund China Total Return Bond fund will be available to professional investors across the UK, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Denmark, and Finland. The move follows the roll-out of three other Asia-focused funds to European investors earlier this year. According to the firm, the fund launches are reflective of increased investor demand for Asia-Pacific strategies. “Asia is increasingly important to investors and stakeholders looking to access high growth opportunities,” said Todd Cassler, head of institutional distribution, United States and Europe, Manulife Investment Management. © 2021 funds global asia

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