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Legg Mason subsidiary becomes PRI signatory

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 20 JAN 2017
A wholly-owned Legg Mason subsidiary became a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). Brandywine Global Investment Management's commitment to the PRI was described by David Hoffman, Brandywine's global fixed income ...

Lonsec highly recommends Martin Currie ethical fund

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 20 JAN 2017
Lonsec gave the Legg Mason Martin Currie Ethical Income Fund a "highly recommended" rating. The fund, which uses a bottom-up approach to invest in Australian shares with a responsible investment screen, excludes companies with business involvement above ...

Legg Mason launches new bond fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 JAN 2017
A new global bond fund for Australian investors will be launched by Legg Mason today. The Legg Mason Global Bond Fund, which is managed by Western Asset, offers investors exposure to an actively managed global bond fund, benchmarked to the Bloomberg ...

Legg Mason creates national role in Sydney expansion

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 20 DEC 2016
Tying in with its Sydney expansion, Legg Mason created the new role of national key account manager. The new position, which has yet to be filled, will report to head of sales Beau Titchkosky. Whoever takes the role will oversee Legg Mason's Sydney ...

AMG CEO says alpha is all about people

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 18 NOV 2016
... launched in 1993, the prevailing narrative for boutique managers was for "holding companies like Bank of New York, Legg Mason or banks or insurance companies to buy them up, view them as employees and buy 100% of their equity." He said AMG recognised ...

Legg Mason, AB funds highly recommended

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2016
The Legg Mason Martin Currie Equity Income Trust and the AB Managed Volatility Equities Fund have received highly recommended ratings from Lonsec in the research house's latest review. Launched in 2011, the Legg Mason Martin Currie Equity Income Trust ...

OneVue strengthens board following merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 OCT 2016
... banking and asset management industries and has held several leadership roles with ANZ McCaughan, IOOF, JP Morgan and Legg Mason. Also joining the board is Andrew Macpherson who was most recently regional managing director for Accenture before retiring ...

Bennelong appoints new product manager

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 OCT 2016
... and Morgan Stanley in Switzerland and Italy. She is also a former investment writer, marketing and communications for Legg Mason. Bennelong chief executive Craig Bingham said Galli's appointment is a testament to the firm's reputation in the market. ...

Worst 'fat cat' funds have high fee diet

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 SEP 2016
... (70%); and REST Industry Super (43%). Other notable performers were Vanguard Investors, Lazard Asset Management and Legg Mason Global Asset Management. "It's disappointing there are still so many Fat Cat Funds, however we should not forget to celebrate ...

A new narrative for diversification: Western Asset

KERRIE SYDEE  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2016
... product specialist at Western Asset Management Robert Abad. Speaking with Financial Standard about the launch of the Legg Mason Western Asset Macro Opportunities Bond Fund in Australia, Abad said in global markets with increasingly synonymous volatility ...