PineBridge Investments has launched China A-Shares Quantitative Ucits fund. It gives global investors access to the domestic equity market in China through a quantitatively managed, active equity strategy that invests in equity and equity-related securities connected to the economic development and growth of China.
As one of the only Ucits products in the market to adopt a quantitative approach to Chinese equities, the fund aims to deliver alpha through the combination of local knowledge and a systematic investment process.
The new strategy is managed by PineBridge Investments Asia Ltd, with investment advice from Huatai-PineBridge Fund Management, an onshore Shanghai-based joint venture between PineBridge and Huatai Securities established in 2004.
PineBridge China A-Shares Quantitative fund is domiciled in Ireland and registered for sale across Europe.
Its reference index, MSCI China A International Total Return Net index, reflects the opportunity set of China A-shares for the international investor taking into consideration the progressive A-share inclusion and foreign ownership limits.