The New Fund Fuss - June 15, 2017
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The New Fund Fuss - June 15, 2017

Company: Deutsche Asset Management

New Fund: Deutsche US Multi-Factor Fund

Deutsche launched the Deutsche US Multi-Factor Fund. This fund utilizes the investment strategy employed by its Deutsche X-trackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF.


Company: Friess Associates

New Fund: Friess Small Cap Growth Fund

On June 2, Friess Associates launched its Friess Small Cap Growth Fund. This marks the first time that Friess makes its small-cap services widely available.


Company: T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.

New Fund: T. Rowe Price U.S. High Yield Fund

On May 30, T. Rowe Price launched the T. Rowe Price U.S. High Yield Fund. The fund primarily focuses on total return through investments in U.S. high yield bonds which was created as a result of the firm's acquisition of the Henderson High Yield Opportunities Fund in February 2017.


Company: Fidelity Funds

New Fund: Fidelity Simplicity RMD Funds

On June 12, Fidelity launched its Fidelity Simplicity RMD Funds which is used to simplify the required minimum distribution (RMD) process by combining an age-appropriate and professionally-managed investment strategy with an optional automated calculation method to satisfy annual RMD requirements on the investor's behalf.


Company: Polen Capital Management

New Strategy: U.S. Small Company Growth Strategy

On June 15, Polen Capital Management launched the U.S. Small Company Growth strategy which seeks to invest in stocks of businesses that are positioned to capitalize on long-term growth opportunities, have strong financials and a sustainable competitive advantage, and have the potential for durable five-year earnings growth.


Company: Exponential ETFs and Brandometry

New Fund: Brand Value ETF

On June 13, Exponential ETFs and Brandometry launched the Brand Value ETF which attempts to identify companies with strong brands whose latent value has not yet been realized by their stock price by tracking the BrandTransact 50 Index.


To learn more about recent fund launches, check our most recent New Fund Fuss here. For information about SEC filings or new hires, check out our latest Filings For Fundsters and Follow the Fundsters columns, respectively. For job opportunities in the industry, explore our The Next Gig column. If you have a fund filing that you would like to point out, a mutual fund launch, product change or new hire that you would like to announce, please contact the MFWire team at

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