Swiss asset manager Pictet Funds has made its fund range available to retail investors in Hong Kong for the first time.
The 15 funds now available include six theme funds which focus on socioeconomic drivers, such as climate change, evolving demographics and ‘global threats’. Pictet Funds was previously available in Hong Kong only to professional investors and through private banks.
Retail investors in Hong Kong can now access Pictet’s Biotech, Global Equity Selection, Clean Energy, Japanese Equity Selection, Continental European Equities, Premium Brands, Eastern Europe, Security, Emerging Markets Large Cap, Small Cap Europe, European Equity Selection, Telecom, European Sustainable Equities, US Equity Selection and Generic funds.
The funds will initially be available to retail investors through retail financial institutions including ABN Amro, Bank of China (HK) Ltd, Chiyu Banking Corporation Ltd, Dah Sing Bank, MEVAS Bank, Nanyang Commercial Bank Ltd and Standard Chartered Bank (HK) Ltd.
Amy Cho, regional head of Pictet Funds, said: “We aim to replicate [our success in other markets] here in Hong Kong by working with a select number of distributors to bring the same passion and innovation to discerning investors.”
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