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Gemini moots EM and alternative launches

Gemini Investment Management has said it is mooting fund launches in new areas such as South America, Africa and alternatives after it brought out its first product, an India fund, this year.

Stuart Alexander, the managing director at Gemini, said the new group aims to expand its platform and has “a couple of new funds on the starting blocks” for the first quarter.

Gemini launched its Gemini Most India fund in partnership with Motilal Oswal, the Indian brokerage, in November.

Alexander says he will reveal further details of Gemini’s launch plans next year.

Managers have already indicated a preference for emerging markets in 2011 off the back of surging growth in the developing world.

Investment houses have launched a number of products to meet demand in 2010, most notably specialist emerging market, frontier market and emerging market income vehicles.

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