Press Release

Macquarie Funds receive FSA approval

London, 13 April 2010

Macquarie Funds Group (“MFG”), the asset management arm of Macquarie Group, today announced that three of its UCITS III funds have received FSA approval for public distribution in the UK. The funds are:

  • Macquarie Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund
  • Macquarie Emerging Markets Infrastructure Fund, and
  • Macquarie and Rogers™ China Agriculture Fund

“This is an important milestone for Macquarie Funds Group and demonstrates our commitment to the UK intermediary market,” said Duncan Hodnett, Associate Director – UK Distribution, Macquarie Funds Group. “Macquarie Funds Group has a proven track record in managing emerging market equities, infrastructure equities and agricultural commodities. Our aim is to offer regulated funds to the UK intermediary market and thereby provide access to developing investment themes and strategies. The funds will have ‘reporting fund’ status for UK tax purposes and are therefore suitable for UK based private investors, corporate investors and discretionary managers,” Mr Hodnett explained.

 

For further information, please contact:

Keren Perrott
Financial Dynamics
Direct line: +44 (0)20 7269 7218
Keren.Perrott@fd.com

 

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