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Jo Townsend named chief executive of NZ Super

ELIZABETH FRY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
... One of Australia's most experienced superannuation executives will take the helm of New Zealand's sovereign wealth fund, following Matt Whineray's departure late last year. Guardians of NZ Superannuation have appointed Jo Townsend as head ...

Funds SA asset allocation head to depart

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Funds SA, the $42 billion public sector investment manager, has confirmed its asset allocation lead will leave the fund next month and take a short career break. Brendan Hallett said he wants to return to the east coast and and look for opportunities ...

Lombard Odier brings plastic circularity fund down under

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
... bringing its Plastic Circularity Fund to Australia, following a first close last year with backing from the sovereign wealth fund of Monaco, among others. The LOIM Plastic Circularity Fund (Australia), a private equity offering, is being made available ...

New chair for iExtend

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
The founder of The Sentient Group and AMP's private capital business has been appointed chair of life insurer iExtend. Peter Cassidy is taking on the role. Cassidy established AMP's private capital business in 1993, managing investment funds across ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
... Superannuation Fund (NZSF), has been excluding investments in Elbit since 2012. The world's largest sovereign wealth fund, Norway's $2.4 trillion Government Pension Fund Global, has excluded Elbit since 2009 for reasons of "other particularly ...

Norway's oil fund returns 16% in 2023

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024
Norway's sovereign wealth fund has reversed its fortunes, clocking a 16.1% return for 2023 following the -14% it recorded the previous year. Norges Bank Investment Management reported the Government Pension Fund Global raked in a return of $322 billion ...

ISPT fills newly created head of mandates role, announces departures

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
... previously served as the head of unlisted property at the Future Fund, where he spearheaded the Australian sovereign wealth fund's global real estate investment strategy. Before the Future Fund, which recently reported $272.3 billion in assets under ...

Future Fund soars to $272.3bn

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
Australia's sovereign wealth fund hit $272.3 billion in assets under management, buoyed by an 8% return for the 2023 calendar year. In a performance update, Future Fund chief executive Raphael Arndt said the fund remains resilient amidst the risks ...

New Zealand sovereign wealth fund appoints acting chief

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
The Guardians of New Zealand superannuation has appointed an acting chief executive for sovereign wealth fund, the New Zealand Super Fund. Paula Steed, general manager of strategy and shared services, will step in as acting chief executive of the $65 ...

Former Schroders executive enters VC space

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
Industry veteran Graeme Mather has joined Antler, the early-stage venture capital investor, as a global partner. In his new role, he will help the venture capitalist deepen ties with large asset managers in the Asia Pacific and look at boosting super ...