DUBLIN, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DMS Governance Ltd. (DMS), the world's leading fund governance firm, together with ABR Dynamic Funds, LLC (ABR) have announced the launch of the ABR Dynamic Blend Equity and Volatility Fund hosted on the DMS UCITS Corrib ICAV platform. The ABR UCITS seeks to provide investors with participation in an equity bull market while also potentially providing positive absolute returns in an extended period of market crisis.
"DMS is very pleased to have partnered with a manager of the caliber of ABR to facilitate their European fund and distribution strategy. This demonstrates their commitment and confidence in DMS's product and people and we look forward to a successful and long standing relationship," stated Derek Delaney, Managing Director of DMS Europe.
"We are delighted to partner with DMS in meeting the increasing demand for innovative liquid alternatives among a growing audience of sophisticated European investors," commented Taylor Lukof, ABR's Chief Executive Officer. "We are confident that DMS will help us deliver a level of service consistent what our U.S. investors have come to expect from our firm."
UCITS V has created a regulatory passport for investment managers to access European investors and strengthens investor protection through Depositary strict liability regime and remuneration rules and sanctions regime broadly in line with AIFMD and its delegated acts.
DMS has developed a proprietary UCITS V compliant ICAV platform fully supported by top tier service providers to provide investment managers with solutions for their UCITS requirements to support the regulatory and fund governance challenges that UCITS presents for U.S. and international investment managers doing business in Europe.
ABR is an innovative, global R&D firm with a focus on liquid alternative index creation and product development. The firm develops systematic strategies across all asset classes which can deliver favorable performance throughout various market conditions and in a wide range of market cycles. These models are licensed by ABR for the creation of proprietary indexes with its partners and the delivery of investable solutions to its clients. For more information, please visit www.abrfunds.com.
DMS Governance Ltd. (DMS) is the worldwide leader in fund governance with more than 225 professionals representing leading investment funds with assets under management exceeding $330 billion. DMS excels in delivering high quality Fund Governance, International Tax Compliance, AIFMD, UCITS, Banking, Custody, Trust, Corporate and Outsourcing solutions across a diverse range of investment fund structures and strategies.