Man GLG’s UK funds to rebrand
Man GLG, the discretionary fund manager owned by London-listed alternative investment business Man Group, is to rebrand its UK-domiciled fund range on 18 August.
The twelve-strong offering, which includes the GLG Japan CoreAlpha, GLG UK Income and GLG Undervalued Assets funds, is to be renamed ‘Man GLG’ as part of a move to harmonise the UK fund range with Man Group’s global branding convention.
For example, GLG Japan CoreAlpha, run by Stephen Harker, Neil Edwards, Jeff Atherton and Adrian Edwards, will now become Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha.
As part of the process, the GLG Continental Europe fund, ranked first in its sector since the appointment of manager Rory Powe in September 2014, will become the Man GLG Continental European Growth fund.
Man GLG’s Dublin-domiciled fund range will adopt the ‘Man GLG’ prefix in September, subject to regulatory approval.
Man Group is one of the world’s largest independent alternative investment managers and a leader in high-alpha, liquid investment strategies. Man GLG is one of its four investment managers – the others being Man AHL, Man FRM and Man Numeric – which, between them, offer a diverse range of hedge fund and long only products.
Richard Phillips, Head of UK Retail at Man Group, says:
“Transitioning the funds to the Man GLG brand is a natural progression for the business and will bring our highly successful UK and Dublin ranges into line with the naming convention applied to Man Group’s other investment managers.
“Among other advantages, the rebrand will ensure complete consistency across the group and allow us to promote the funds in a way that best reflects the ownership of the business.”