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Swiss manager invests in Queensland solar
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2018
A Swiss asset manager has invested $50 million in a Queensland-based solar energy plant, as it makes it first foray into Australian renewable assets. SUSI Partners is an asset manager based in Zurich that invests exclusively in renewable energy infrastructure ...
Whitehelm targets $2.4tn sector
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
Whitehelm Capital and a Dutch pension fund service provider have combined to launch the Smart City Infrastructure Fund with about $400 million in seed funding. The investment vehicle is set up to pool pension fund investments in select smart city infrastructure ...
Aussie funds among the world's largest asset owners
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
Nine Australian funds, including four superannuation funds, have ranked among the world's largest asset owners in a new study. The inaugural Asset Owner 100 study from Willis Towers Watson's Thinking Ahead Institute looked at the world's ...
Asset management business models need a rethink: panel
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... Recently, Goffin's FNZ was acquired by Al Gore's Generation Investment Management and Canada's second largest pension fund, the $334bn CDPQ. "My view is that change is happening, and the asset managers will adopt these new technologies or ...
IFM Investors expands to Switzerland
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 23 OCT 2018
The $113 billion money manager has opened its third European office to service its large investor base in the region. It has also appointed a manager for the new Zurich-based office. IFM Investors already manages about $710 million on behalf of Swiss ...
Investors unfazed by market volatility: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
Recent share market turbulence is not spooking investors as the majority are adamant about holding onto their equity portfolio, Financial Standard's spot poll shows. Most readers (61%) said volatility raging in global and local share markets won't ...
Pension fund manager siphons $2m
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
The interim head of pensions and investments at an international pension fund was convicted of fraud after he abused his position and stole close to $2 million in retirement savings. Former Westminster City Council pension fund manager Ian Woodall was ...
RBC I&TS wins custody, fund admin mandate
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
RBC Investor and Treasury Services was awarded a custody and fund administration mandate by a $2 billion asset management boutique. Melbourne-based Warakirri Asset Management has appointed RBC I&TS to provide core custody, fund administration, registry ...
Pension fund names new investments lead
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2018
One of the world's largest pension funds will welcome a new chief investment officer, charged with overseeing $510 billion in assets. The California Public Employees' Retirement System has appointed Yu Ben Meng to the role, replacing Ted Eliopoulos. ...
Legal woes continue for super fund
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 OCT 2018
Industry superannuation fund Rest is facing renewed scrutiny over its responsible investment practices after one of its members filed an updated Federal Court claim alleging the fund has failed to act in his best interests. In July, Rest member Mark ...
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