Fund changes

Here you’ll find a list of recent and forthcoming changes across our fund range. This includes fund and share class mergers or transfers, fund manager appointments, changes to fund objectives and or names, and changes that may occur as a result of regulatory initiatives.


Closure of Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Extended Alpha class FI accumulation USD

Last updated 21 October 2022

Shareholders should note the closure of the above share class of a sub-fund of Artemis Funds (Lux).


Clarification to investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Select

Last updated 23 August 2022

We are clarifying the investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Select to expressly disclose the possibility for the Fund to hold bank deposits and invest in money market funds and money market instruments. There will be no change in the Fund’s investment strategy and in the manner in which the Fund is being managed following this clarification.


Update to investment policies of Artemis Funds (Lux) – SmartGARP Global Emerging Markets Equity and Artemis Funds (Lux) – Positive Future

Last updated 20 September 2022

We have updated the investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – SmartGARP Global Emerging Markets Equity to include details of negative screening (exclusions) and additional disclosure on sustainable investing. We have also updated the investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Positive Future to reflect amendments to the negative screening (exclusions).


Update to investment policy of Artemis Positive Future Fund

Last updated 1 August 2022

We have updated the investment policy of Artemis Positive Future Fund to reflect amendments to the negative screening (exclusions).


Restructuring of the depositary and the administrator, registrar, transfer, domiciliary and paying agent

Last updated 21 January 2022

J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A. will merge into J.P. Morgan AG which will change legal form to a European Company (Societas Europaea), being J.P. Morgan SE.


Update to investment policies of certain Artemis funds – Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (“SFDR”)

Last updated 15 February 2022

We have updated the investment policies of a number of sub-funds of Artemis Funds (Lux) to include details of negative screening (exclusions) and additional disclosure on sustainable investing.


Update to the investment policy and strategy statement of Artemis Global Select Fund

Last updated 8 March 2022

We have updated the investment policy and strategy statement of Artemis Global Select Fund to include details of negative screening (exclusions) that will determine certain investments that cannot be included in the fund.


Update to the investment policy and strategy statement and name of Artemis European Opportunities Fund

Last updated 8 March 2022

We have updated the investment policy and strategy statement and name of Artemis European Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) to include details of negative screening (exclusions) that will determine certain investments that cannot be included in the Fund and to include details on how environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) considerations form part of the Fund’s investment process. The fund’s name changed to ‘Artemis European Sustainable Growth Fund’ on 8 March 2022.


Updates to the investment policy of the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund

Last updated 4 January 2022

Effective from 4 January 2022, the investment policy of the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund changed to allow the manager to use derivatives for investment purposes.


Members’ voluntary liquidation of Artemis VCT plc

Last updated 28 October 2021

At a general meeting of Artemis VCT plc, held on 30 September 2020, shareholders voted to approve the members’ voluntary liquidation of the Company with effect from 1 October 2020.


Change to investment objective and benchmark of Artemis US Absolute Return Fund

Last updated 4 January 2022

The investment objective and benchmark of the Artemis US Absolute Return Fund changed from LIBOR to SONIA on 1 January 2022.


Non-dealing days

Last updated 22 September 2021

Artemis is making changes to the prospectuses of its range of funds to take account of days when markets are closed for business.


Closure of Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Absolute Return fund

Last updated 12 July 2021

Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Absolute Return fund was liquidated on 12 July 2021.


Change of name of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Global Emerging Markets

Last updated 28 May 2021

The name of the fund changed to Artemis Funds (Lux) – SmartGARP Global Emerging Markets Equity.


Update to investment policy of Artemis US Absolute Return Fund

Last updated 30 April 2021

We updated the investment objective and policy of Artemis US Absolute Return Fund (the “Fund”) to provide further clarity on the Fund’s objective and policy, so that investors can understand more easily how the Fund is managed.


Update to investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Absolute Return

Last updated 30 April 2021

We have updated the investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – US Absolute Return so that investors can more easily understand how the fund is managed.


Update to investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Short-Dated Global High Yield Bond and Artemis Funds (Lux) – Global High Yield Bond funds

Last updated 30 April 2021

We updated the investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Short-Dated Global High Yield Bond and Artemis Funds (Lux) – Global High Yield Bond funds.


Update to prospectus of Artemis Funds (Lux) including investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Global Select

Last updated 16 March 2021

We have updated the prospectus and the investment policy of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Global Select. The prospectus update includes new Sustainability Related Disclosures, an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investment Risk Disclosure and, in respect of the Artemis Funds (Lux) – Global Select (“the sub-fund”), provides you with more information about how the sub-fund is managed.


Changes to names of funds using the SmartGARP® investment process

Last updated 8 February 2021

The names of certain Artemis funds changed on 8 February 2021.


Transition from IBORs

Last updated 10 December 2020

Artemis is working to ensure there is minimal impact to our clients as a result of changes to IBORs. You do not need to take any action, and we will contact relevant clients in due course about any changes to our funds which we intend to make as a result.


Changes to investment policy of Artemis Target Return Bond Fund

Last updated 19 October 2020

We made some changes to the investment policy of Artemis Target Return Bond Fund. The amendments aim to provide the managers with wider scope to reflect more effectively their individual and collective views on the underlying opportunities in their chosen markets.


Artemis Global Equity Income Fund merger

Last updated 13 July 2020

On 10 July 2020, the Artemis Global Equity Income Fund was merged with the Artemis Global Income Fund.


Closure of Artemis Pan-European Absolute Return Fund

Last updated 20 May 2020

Artemis Pan-European Absolute Return Fund closed on 20th May 2020.


Changes to the Artemis Investment Funds ICVC Prospectus

Last updated 30 April 2020

We have made some changes to the prospectus to clarify that sub-funds of Artemis Investment Funds ICVC may invest over 35% of the scheme property in certain government and public security issuers.


Artemis’ fund range – Update to investment objectives and policies

Last updated 30 April 2020

As part of its market study into the asset management industry, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found that the investment objectives and policies of investment funds could be difficult for investors to understand. We have therefore updated the investment objectives and policies across a number of our funds.


Closure of Artemis Funds (Lux) – Pan-European Absolute Return fund

Last updated 25 March 2020

The Board of Artemis Funds (Lux) has taken the decision to liquidate Artemis Funds (Lux) – Pan-European Absolute Return. The effective date of the liquidation is 25 March 2020.


Artemis US Equity Fund merger

Last updated 15 February 2020

On 14 February 2020, the Artemis US Equity Fund was merged with the Artemis US Select Fund.


Closure of certain OEIC share classes

Last updated 30 September 2019

We believe we can best serve the interests of investors in non-GBP share classes of Artemis strategies through Artemis Funds (Lux). So we have decided to close all non-GBP share classes in sub-funds of our OEIC, Artemis Investment Funds ICVC.


Artemis Global Energy Fund transfer

Last updated 1 August 2019

This fund transferred to Guinness Asset Management Ltd on 31 July 2019.


Transfer of shareholder assets

Last updated 25 March 2019

In preparation for the UK’s prospective withdrawal from the EU, on 22 March 2019 we merged a number of share classes in our UK domiciled OEIC funds into corresponding share classes of the same strategies in our Luxembourg domiciled SICAV funds.


Changes to our charges and pricing

Last updated 1 February 2019

On the 1 February 2019, Artemis made two changes to how its funds operate. Fund charges moved from variable expenses to an administration fee, with a discount applied based on fund size. Additionally, our unit trust funds changed from a dual to single pricing basis.


Notifications of changes to share classes

Notifications to shareholders of changes to share classes within the Artemis Funds (Lux) range of funds.