To reduce dependence on smartphone producers, AMS wants to combine its business with Osram's to expand in the auto industry and supply manufacturers with sensors and lighting solutions for self-driving cars.
Secondly, and also as a sub-fund of Artemis' Luxembourg Sicav, the firm will be launching next month a Global High Yield Bond fund.
The LSE said earlier on Friday, as it rebuffed the Hong Kong approach, that it was sticking with its $27 billion acquisition of data and analytics company Refinitiv - a deal that the HKEX offer had required the London exchange to abandon.
Crockford looks for companies where a structural change within the organisation, or its market, or a key product looks likely to spur future growth.
The investment strategy will subsequently allow access to HFR’s investable index family, with circa 30 underlying investable hedge fund strategies and sub-strategies giving investors the opportunity to choose those most suited to their needs.
Within healthcare this will include the physical delivery of care through improved access to drugs and vaccines, whereas financial inclusion prioritises making financial services accessible and available to a previously under-served beneficiary group.
Germany’s largest pension fund BVK, which is investing through Universal-Investment, will own 50% of the joint venture.
Peter Seilern, CIO, said: "The re-brand simplifies our message to all market participants across all jurisdictions.
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