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University endowment fund awards mandate

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 3 SEP 2018
... than 20% of their revenue directly from tobacco, coal, gambling or adult entertainment. Aberdeen Standard Investments is now ANU Endowment Fund's only external Australian fixed income manager. ANU said Aberdeen's domestic fixed income team was "highly ...

Future Fund delivers 9.3%, increases risk moderately

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 AUG 2018
The Future Fund delivered a 9.3% annual return, taking Australia's sovereign wealth fund to $146 billion. It also added "moderate" risk in the period to take advantage of a shorter-term economic outlook which it says looks positive. Its 10-year return ...

Aussie instos back world-first blockchain bond

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 AUG 2018
Seven institutional investors have backed the world's first blockchain bond developed by Commonwealth Bank and the World Bank. First State Super, NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp), Treasury Corporation of Victoria, CBA, QBE and SAFA signed on as ...

ANU to recalibrate divestment policy

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018
... divestment was well timed as several of stocks they divested from soon experienced dramatic price falls. However since then ANU's Australian equities portfolio, which now comprises 26% of the investment pool, underperformed by 0.95% in 2016 and by 2.8% ...

MLC, ANU boost alternatives strategies

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2018
MLC and Australian National University will ramp up allocations to alternative assets in 2018, according to latest Preqin research. Preqin highlighted the two Australian firms in its alternative assets outlook report, which surveyed more than 550 institutional ...

Millennials shaping family office strategy

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 16 OCT 2017
Socially mindful and environmentally conscious millennials are driving a shift in how the ultra-wealthy manage their money as family offices set to ramp up allocation towards impact investing, according to the latest research. The Global Family Office ...

Family offices put focus back on equities: Research

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2017
Asia-Pacific family offices have recorded strong performance off the back of developed-market equities and private equity, according to latest research. In a survey of principles and executives among 262 family offices, the Global Family Office Report ...

Investment purpose critical to advice: Nikko AM

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUL 2017
... most of them wouldn't want alcohol production to cease," Carter said. Earlier this year the Australian National University (ANU) drew student backlash after altering its commitment to SRI - a move whereby the university reinvested a portion of its $320 ...

Investors torn over ESG capabilities

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017
... managed. While the university committed to divesting from several resource and mining companies in 2014, in October 2015 the ANU Council approved the appointment of an external portfolio manager to manage its domestic equities portfolio, removing itself ...

Vulnerable clients easily manipulated: study

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 AUG 2016
... College of William and May, Virginia, USA; Professor Hazel Bateman of UNSW, Dr Christine Eckert of the UTS Business School; the ANU's Dr Fedor Iskhakiv and professor Jordan Louviere of the University of South Australia. The research aimed to "unpack ...