Franklin Templeton and K2 advisors launch 5 new Alternative UCITS funds

Franklin Templeton and K2 advisors announced the launch of 5 new UCITS funds that are currently available through K2 Advisors’ managed accounts platform. The strategies range from long/short technology and structured credit to announced merger arbitrage.

  • Franklin K2 Bardin Hill Arbitrage Ucits
  • Franklin K2 Chilton Equity Long Short Ucits
  • Franklin K2 Electron Global Ucits
  • Franklin K2 Ellington Structured Credit Ucits
  • Franklin K2 Wellington Technology Long Short Ucits

Hedge fund specialist K2 Advisors was purchased by Franklin Templeton in 2012, it currently has a total of 23 different strategies available offshore and around 10BUSD in assets under management.