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Funds back affordable housing, ‘critical’ HAFF change

While funds have backed affordable housing as an asset class, nation-building initiatives like the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) still need tweaks to create certainty for institutional investors.

Lachlan Maddock | 17th Mar 2023 | More
Burgess, Debelle join ART

ART has recruited HESTA’s investment committee chair as his term ends and the former deputy governor of the RBA.

Staff Writer | 1st Mar 2023 | More
‘Focus on the big game’ to stay competitive

Traditional portfolio construction might be dead. But that doesn’t mean there’s no way to beat inflation, even as investors anticipate it will continue to rise and fall over the next decade.

Lachlan Maddock | 24th Feb 2023 | More
  • Magellan eyes buys, alts on long road back to $100bn

    Magellan has flagged acquisitions and the addition of alternatives strategies as part of a five-year plan to reclaim the $100 billion plus heights it last scaled in 2021.

    Lachlan Maddock | 17th Feb 2023 | More
    Future Fund weathers the storm, prepares for a changed world

    The Future Fund pulled some of its new portfolio levers to mitigate the financial damage seen through 2022, but it doesn’t expect markets to get much better anytime soon.

    Lachlan Maddock | 1st Feb 2023 | More
    ‘No simple answers’: The Future Fund’s brave new world

    How institutional investors generate returns now needs to change, according to a position paper from the Future Fund, with the very foundations of Modern Portfolio Theory shaken by the events of 2020-22.

    Lachlan Maddock | 20th Dec 2022 | More
  • Top asset owners weather a ‘VUCA-fest’, prepare for the polycrisis

    As the world’s top 100 asset managers grow to awesome size, they’re confronted by a “complex and uncertain” macro environment and need to prepare for the burgeoning systemic risks of climate change.

    Lachlan Maddock | 30th Nov 2022 | More
    MetLife gets Affirmative in a win for impact

    MetLife’s institutional asset management business has acquired $1.5 billion impact bond manager Affirmative Investment Management (AIM) as it looks to build out its internal sustainability capabilities.

    Lachlan Maddock | 31st Aug 2022 | More
  • Magellan embraces uncertainty and plays the confidence game

    A new CEO will go part of the way to convincing investors that Magellan can be turned around. But proving to those investors that they need Magellan, not an index, will be harder.

    Lachlan Maddock | 19th Aug 2022 | More
    NFPs struggle with the private markets push

    Not-for-profit (NFP) investors are keen to jump into the private markets, but are being held back by the complexities of manager selection and concerns around cost.

    Lachlan Maddock | 10th Aug 2022 | More