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Australian instos exposed to AML risks
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 JUL 2012
Globalising investment and increasingly complex webs of counter-party relationships mean Australian institutional investors are more exposed to anti-money laundering risks than they realise. These risks don't just mean from organised crime, the usual ...
Instos increase alternative allocations
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2012
Super funds are increasing allocation to alternatives, although demand is more for tailored solutions rather than cookie cutter approaches, according to two asset managers. "These [super] funds are looking at their overall allocation and looking at ...
Private debt gets 'time in the sun'
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2012
... returns represent a compelling risk/return proposition for institutions, according to Boys, who is attempting to persuade instos, many of which already have holdings in commercial property on the equity side, to move up the capital structure to embrace ...
Instos missing ETF options
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  MONDAY, 7 MAY 2012
... of actively managed ETFs in the US, potentially compounding opinion that the tool's use holds limited appeal for local instos. State Street's recent launch of three new products takes the total number of actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) ...
Instos should challenge commodity exposure: FQ
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2012
Australian institutional investors should not be complacent on exposure to commodities, according to investment management boutique First Quadrant, which has been researching ASX correlation. "The first thing people say to us is because of the exposure ...
Instos should weigh up cost of futures
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAR 2012
Physically backed exchange traded funds offer cost advantages for institutional investors holding a position longer than three months, according to new research. A report released by State Street Global Markets found that for time horizons under three ...
Southeastern targets instos with Australian expansion
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
Southeastern Asset Management has opened an Australian office based in Sydney to attract Australian institutional investors to its long-term global equity strategy. The Australian and New Zealand business has already attracted local institutional mandates ...
Smart beta gains popularity with instos
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 1 MAR 2012
Smart beta solutions are becoming increasingly popular with global pension funds, according to research from UK advice firm bfinance. Smart beta, which includes fair-value indexing and low-volatility strategies were perceived as a method of reducing ...
Instos face debate on EM strategy
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 10 FEB 2012
Institutional investors are facing divided opinion on the merit of an integrated versus a siloed asset strategy to emerging market exposure. While return potentials in emerging markets are high, the volatility of those returns and greater downside risk ...
Agile, flexible portfolios big winners for instos
MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JAN 2012
Investors will need to move quickly in 2012 as macroeconomic factors significantly impact investment outcomes, according to Mercer's outlook on the coming year. Portfolio flexibility and real-time governance models will be key to better results for ...
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