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Insurance Asset Management: Q1 2021 Update

Current Issues within Insurance Asset Management It has been several months since our last update on current issues within the insurance asset management industry. The following papers draw upon some of the broad themes affecting the industry at large, while

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How Aware Super is managing further growth

Aware Super is re-thinking its international exposures, particularly relating to China, and how it manages them as it expects they will continue to grow in importance within the $130 billion fund’s overall portfolio. “We haven’t taken any money out [of

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En Vogue: Trendspotting and thematic investing

From Long-Term Thematic Trends to Short-Term Trend-Following Momentum Trendspotting isn’t just about what’s en vogue. For investors, the duration of trends covers a wide spectrum – from multi-year (or multi-decade) secular themes, through to shorter-term trend-following strategies, which see

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U.S. and Canada Asset Management Salary Surveys: Q4 2020

Asset Management salary and bonus – how do you compare?  The Savvy Content Team has updated this unique list of the best U.S. and Canadian Asset Management salary surveys reviewing the Investment, Pensions and Finance industries. These salary surveys cover

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With diversification: the future is east

Despite being Australia’s most important trading partner and closest neighbour, Asia remains largely undiscovered and under-appreciated by Australian investors. The region now represents 60 per cent of the global population, has 50 per cent of all consumers and contributes 70

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A game-changer for managed funds?

The launch early in February this year of Australia’s first unlisted fund to be quoted on the ASX, by Magellan group and its administrator, Mainstream, took a while to sink in, not helped by the dislocation caused by the pandemic

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Back to school – who gets the best grades?

Assume you are the global portfolio manager of the Sector Hindsight Fund. This allows you to make decisions with knowledge about equity sector performance with hindsight, but not stocks within the sectors. The pedantic client base would expect you to

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Riding for charity with Invesco

Like everyone, Eben Bowditch, head of sales at Invesco Australia, was trying to navigate the abnormal and difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic and wondering about the wellbeing of others. Was everyone feeling as disconnected as he was? Bowditch started

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