Aberdeen Asset Management Acquires Artio Global for $175M
The U.K.-based global asset manager continues its growth plan in U.S. with the acquisition of a $14.3 billion firm and looks to further its reach with BDs and RIAs.
Top Portfolio Products: New Emerging Markets Equity Fund From Calvert
Aberdeen launches emerging markets debt fund, as Schwab rolls out mobile offering.
Top Portfolio Products: Market Vectors’ Indonesia ETF; Turkish Private Equity Fund Closes
New products introduced over the last week include a new Indonesia small-cap ETF from Market Vectors; the closure of a Turkish private equity fund; a high-yield bond fund from Aberdeen; and a new fund trust from Gemini.
Top Portfolio Products: BlackRock Launches 3 Funds; New Putnam Fund Seeks Total Return
New products introduced over the last week include three alternative investment funds from BlackRock, a new dynamic allocation fund from Putnam, and two Credit Suisse funds reorganized into Aberdeen funds.
Lack of Research Limits Advisor Use of Closed-End Funds: Aberdeen Study
Advisors say a lack of research coverage limits their use of closed-end funds, according to an Aberdeen/Harris study released at the Capital Link 10th Annual Closed-End Funds and Global ETFs Forum in New York.