Lazard launches EM managed volatility fund

Targets 20%-30% lower risk than average

James Baxter-Derrington
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Susanne Willumsen of Lazard
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Susanne Willumsen of Lazard

Lazard Fund Managers has announced the launch of the Lazard Emerging Markets Managed Volatility fund, which aims for low risk stable returns.

The UCITS-compliant fund will seek to exceed market-cap returns annually over a market cycle, while taking 20%-30% lower risk. Equities are selected for the portfolio through a proprietary, quantitative...

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