October 18, 2020

PRI upgrades Australasian presence in Asian push

The United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment, the global organisation representing about 3,300 pension funds and fund managers, has upgraded its presence in Australia with the appointment of a head of Australia and New Zealand. Sheela Veerappan was appointed to

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Top performing macro manager hits Australia

Brookvine, an Australasian distribution partner for offshore and Australian fund managers, which tends to specialise in non-traditional investment offerings, has signed up a US-based global quant macro manager, Welton Global. Welton’s global macro strategy has had strong returns for a

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New bfinance recruit as workload increases

With an uptick in fund manager searches and increasing interest in its fee benchmarking service, bfinance has recruited a former fixed income manager, Daniele Goldberg, as a client consultant for its Sydney office. She joins Frithjof van Zyp, senior director,

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The revenue opportunities in move to zero carbon world

Companies are increasingly making low-carbon investments, not only to reduce emissions and costs, but also to take advantage of revenue opportunities. When you step back and look at what’s required to reach the targets already set, massive disruption and investment

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Pro-value chorus getting louder and louder

One of the great unanswerable questions for investors over the past 10 years is why value investing, the tried-and-true performer since it was identified in the 1930s but probably used innately well before, has stayed out of whack for so

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Big NZ fund’s global equities blues under review

The NZ$4.2 billion (A$3.9 billion) New Zealand Government Superannuation Fund has replaced two of its global equities mandates with two Australian-domiciled global equity products, ahead of an independent review of its strategy. According to its 2020 annual report, post balance

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Lindsey Hogg

Art lover comes in from the cold

The name’s Peterson. Ian Peterson. For many years, Ian Peterson was the toast of the art galleries of Britain, Europe, and the US. The quiet self-effacing businessman got to rub shoulders with the glitterati of the art world in London,

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Lure of helping people to retire with dignity

Jacki Ellis, portfolio manager for retirement strategies at Aware Super, says she is passionate about issues relating to retirement. The big challenge for the industry is to engage with members earlier to make retirement seem “real”. Speaking last week (October

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