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Preqin buys solution platform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 NOV 2016
... also thrilled with the acquisition. "By combining Baxon's suite with the most comprehensive data source in the alternative assets industry, we will deliver the market's most advanced, scalable cloud-based solution to enhance portfolio monitoring, valuation ...

Future Fund surges to $123 billion

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2016
... fund is why it holds only 29% of its assets in equities, preferring to increase its investment exposure to alternative assets which now stands at 31%. But offsetting this, the Future Fund holds a very high 22% weighting to cash. This asset allocation ...

Australia is the APAC hedge fund capital: Preqin

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 17 OCT 2016
... region, with $99 billion in assets under management, according to Preqin research. The new Preqin Insight: Alternative Assets in Australia report found that there are now 107 active Australia-based hedge fund managers, and that they achieved a 9.53% ...

Private capital industry growing at record speed

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2016
... between January and August - the highest rate on record, according to a new Preqin report. The Preqin Insight: Alternative Assets in Australia report examines Australia's $180 billion alternative assets industry; it found that over the past 10 years ...

Lonsec increases global exposure

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 SEP 2016
... achieve a smoother return outcome over the long term." Across non-traditional risk profiles, which include alternative assets, global fixed interest and diversified income weights were increased across the defensive and conservative risk profiles, funded ...

Investors hard up for alternatives opportunities

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 9 SEP 2016
... private capital funds and 13,725 hedge funds open for investment. "Institutional investors remain committed to alternative assets and, in most cases, far more investors expect to grow their allocations to these asset classes than intend to reduce them," ...

Preqin research highlights surge in private capital sector

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 2 SEP 2016
... ($743 billion), natural resources ($535 billion) and infrastructure ($438 billion). The editor of Preqin's 2016 Alternative Assets Performance Monitor, Selina Sy, said that the private capital industry "has seen median net IRRs steadily climb in recent ...

BTFG alternatives head departs

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2016
... alternatives role in 2009 and has stayed there for seven years. As head of alternatives, Thompson oversaw the alternative assets within Advance Multi-Manager funds and Westpac's staff super scheme. Prior to BT, he was portfolio manager, implemented trusts ...

Aussie pension pros most confident about valuations

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUL 2016
... expectancy is undermining pension funds' confidence in their liability valuations, while growing allocations to alternative assets are making it harder to value investment portfolios. From 30 Australian respondents, not one rated their valuation confidence ...

MTAA Super bolsters investment team

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 18 JUL 2016
... framework; risk and compliance monitoring of the investment portfolio; and assisting in the management of unlisted alternative assets. MTAA also appointed an investment officer in March with Kevin Pluess joining the team. Pluess was most recently an ...