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Canadian instos approved for Aussie ag investment
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2016
Two Canadian institutional investors now have regulatory approval to acquire 49% of the Australian arm of diversified natural resource company Glencore Agriculture. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it will not oppose ...
Instos demanding ESG metrics
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2016
Institutional investors are calling for metrics to analyse companies' environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices in the belief that these can correlate with positive financial performance. Michele Giuditta, associate director at global ...
Advisers need to leverage enormous ETF winds
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUL 2016
... including core allocation, tactical adjustments, international diversification, and portfolio completion. "They've [instos] actually started to bring ETFs in to the core of portfolios. When we surveyed insurance companies in 2013 only 6% used ...
Absolute returns no longer the domain of instos
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 25 JUL 2016
A wider range of self-directed and self-managed superannuation fund investors are recognising the benefits and role of absolute return strategies in a balanced portfolio. This is the thought of Henderson Global Investors' head of alternative ...
Instos begin litigation against Volkswagen
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2016
A firm with Australian origins is leading the funding for institutional investor litigation against Volkswagen AG, with the first of two suits filed in Germany this week. Bentham Europe, a subsidiary of Australian-founded Bentham Ventures, said ...
Liquidnet launches new equity algorithms for instos
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 20 JUN 2016
Liquidnet has launched a new suite of liquidity-focused Asia-Pacific equity algorithms for institutional investors. In a statement, Liquidnet said the new suite "offers enhanced control for buy-side traders giving them the ability to set price ...
New energy benchmark guide for instos
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2016
A new benchmark of globally-listed industrial companies and their energy productivity will guide institutional investors looking to decarbonise portfolios and assess who is capitalising on energy efficiencies. The Energy Productivity Index, which ...
Agriculture ripe for institutional picking
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2016
... investors. The likes of Laguna Bay Pastoral Company and Warakirri Asset Management are examples. She adds a hurdle for instos has been the ability to find investable products, given agriculture production in Australia can be small scale and at risk ...
Instos turn to smart beta in low-return world: SSGA
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2016
Institutional investors worldwide are turning to objective and factor-based investment approaches, such as smart beta, to meet their investment goals given the global low interest rate environment. This is one of the findings of State Street Global ...
Alternatives now used by 80% of instos
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2016
Nearly eight out of 10 global institutional investors now invest in alternative assets, according to research from Preqin. The latest 'Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H1 2016' finds that investors are mixed in their attitudes to the ...
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