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Former BlackRock head joins UniSuper

ELISE BURGESS  |  THURSDAY, 10 NOV 2011
... analyst for Citibank Australia. "I am delighted to have someone of Mark's calibre and experience at UniSuper," said John Pearce, UniSuper's chief investment officer. Starting in early 2012, Himpoo will operate within the equities team led by Simon Hudson ...

UniSuper to shed mandates

ALISON BEVEGE  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2011
... holding the most mandates in 2010 according to Rainmaker's latest Mandate Chaser report. But that is a bad thing, said John Pearce, chief investment officer of UniSuper, and the fund intends to liquidate some of those contracts, consolidating their portfolio ...

Budget 2011: "Benign" Budget a relief for finance sector

ALISON BEVEGE  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2011
... was a good start in making infrastructure investment more attractive to superannuation funds and fund managers. But John Pearce, chief investment officer for UniSuper, said the move would not make much of an impact on super fund appetite for infrastructure. ...

Fund reaps reward in shopping centre debt

ALISON BEVEGE  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2011
... and supermarkets, giving a loan-to-value ratio of 33.9 percent, Unisuper said. UniSuper's chief investment officer John Pearce said the returns were very good for a AAA-rated security at 180 basis points above the swap rate. "They have a very substantial ...

UniSuper reviews illiquidity risk

RUTH LIEW  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2010
... "limited appetite" for illiquid assets, it is not ruling out one or two more big ticket mandates in unlisted investments. John Pearce, chief investment officer of UniSuper, said the industry fund has been focusing a lot of its efforts on risk management ...

UniSuper rejigs equities, combines cash and FI

RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2010
... largely upped its allocations towards Australian equities and reduced its exposure to international shares, according to John Pearce, chief investment officer of the multi-billion industry fund. For instance, the fund's balanced option now boasts 32.5 ...

UniSuper seeks head of property

RUTH LIEW  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2009
... fund's $2.2 billion property portfolio. The new property head will report to the firm's chief investment officer, John Pearce. The person will be in charge of developing and refining UnSuper's strategy in direct and listed property markets. Building ...

UniSuper hires former CFS chief as CIO

RUTH LIEW  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2009
The $21 billion UniSuper has appointed former Colonial First State Investment Management chief executive John Pearce as its chief investment officer, following the departure of its long-standing CIO, David St. John. Pearce, who previously headed CFS ...

IFSA adds two to board

NICK OLIVER  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2007
... executive officer of Colonial First State Investments. Wilton and Bissaker were appointed to fill the vacancies left by John Pearce and Colin Woods who have recently resigned. David Deverall, managing director of Perpetual, has been appointed deputy ...

Industry pleads for greater professionalism

KATE HAGE  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2006
... Heather Nicholls, chief executive officer of Swiss Re, Michael Bargholz, chief executive of Alliance Bernstein, and John Pearce, chief executive of Colonial First State Investments. In a refreshing claim of ownership, Bargholz said, "There is no doubt ...