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NGS Super awards $150m small caps mandate

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
The $12 billion industry fund has picked an external manager for a $150 million allocation to global small caps. American Century Investments will invest the NGS allocation through its global small cap strategy. "We believe our differentiated growth-oriented ...

UniSuper's O'Sullivan on what's next

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
Two months out from his last day at UniSuper, chief executive Kevin O'Sullivan talks to Financial Standard about his eight years at the fund, going public offer and staying away from mergers. O'Sullivan arrived at UniSuper in 2013, after a career ...

PineBridge launches Asia small caps fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
The $172 billion fund manager has launched its third Australian-domiciled fund. The PineBridge Asia ex Japan Small Cap Genesis Fund is an Australia-domiciled fund that feeds into the strategy's UCITS fund. The underlying strategy is benchmark unaware ...

Good year for active managers in fixed income

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
Good year for active managers in fixed income Kanika Sood Active fixed income managers outperformed their indexed peers in COVID-19, according to Zenith's review of the universe. In the 12 months to April end, the Bloomberg Ausbond Composite Index (0+years) ...

Pendal FUM up $5bn

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021
ASX-listed Pendal reported a $5 billion increase in funds under management in the June quarter, after outflows of $0.7 billion. The fund manager's June end FUM stood at $106.7 billion, as higher markets and currency impact added $5 billion over ...

QIC builds private debt team

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021
QIC has hired from AMP's infrastructure debt team again, as it builds out its newly launched private debt team. Evan Nahnsen has joined QIC's New York offices as its head of private debt, infrastructure. He was most recently a principal on AMP's ...

Alternatives, equities dominate mandates

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
Not-for-profit superannuation funds appointed 377 mandates in the 12 months ending March, with alternatives and Australian equities winning the lion's share. By number, alternatives mandates were the popular (46% of 377), followed by equities (29%) ...

Plato wins $3.9bn mandate

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
In what may be the biggest Australian equities mandate from a super fund since 2010, a retail fund recently allocated $3.9 billion to Plato Investment Management. Colonial First State FirstChoice Lifestage made the allocation to the Sydney boutique ...

Preqin expands local team

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
The alternatives research house has hired two on its Australian team, as it looks to expand its local data coverage. Mery Apolloni has joined as a senior research associate from S&P Global Market Intelligence and Tanzila Awrna has joined as a research ...

Colonial First State reports 22.4% in super returns

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
Colonial First State's FirstChoice Lifestage returned an average of 22.4% after fees and tax in FY21. The returns are aggregate across FirstChoice's different lifestages, which have different asset allocations. The 1990-1984 lifestage returned ...