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Agriculture ripe for institutional picking

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2016
... redirection of the global capital flows into Australian agriculture. "Globally, the flow of institutional investment in farming has been largely into row crops, skewed by investments into US and Brazilian soy and wheat crops, while in Australia, the ...

Ausbil wins industry fund mandate

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2016
... strategy are also strong." Prime Super manages $2.8 billion in funds for its 125,000 members. Originally servicing the farming sector, Prime expanded to include other primary industries, including timber, horticulture and mining - essentially any industry ...

90 West founder steps down

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2015
... Asset Management, Clive Landale, has after more than seven years decided to step down from the business to return to his farming and agricultural interests. Landale founded 90 West in 2008, managing an absolute return fund which invested across mining ...

Standing up for risk advisers

ALEX GAMBOTTO-BURKE  |  MONDAY, 26 OCT 2015
... while paying off a mortgage, raising a child, retaining a social life, and she works one day a week while her husband is farming crocodiles, making $54,000 a year," he said. "There's no robo-advice tool that's going to solve that situation, because those ...

PROFILE: Blue Sky managing director Mark Sowerby

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2015
... houses all over the world. By his own admission he got very lucky. One day he was contacted by a fifth-generation cotton farming family in Alabama who had stumbled across his CV four times through its global network from places as far flung as North ...

RBNZ tries to turn the turn in NZ economy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 JUL 2015
... reason for the growth differential relative to Australia, suggests Van der Welle. "You have to see it in perspective. Farming accounts for just 7% of GDP. New Zealand is benefiting in particular from lower oil prices now. Cheaper energy is positive for ...

Hunter Hall appoints head of retail sales

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAY 2014
... manufacture or sale of weapons and weapons components, tobacco manufacture, gambling outlets or systems, intensive animal farming, animal testing for cosmetics, activities that give rise to human rights violations, unremediated destruction of the environment ...

World Bank issues Kangaroo Green Bond

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 17 APR 2014
... that mitigate climate change and that help countries adapt to the effects of climate change. These projects include eco farming in China, waste management projects in Colombia, and urban transport in India. "UniSuper... has been working with the World ...

Economy 'not running out of puff': Wayne Swan

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2013
... Pacific region. "Australia's continuing prosperity will depend on the four fifths of our economy which is not mining or farming or manufacturing, and which, except for construction and utilities, is all services," Swan said. "We will depend on services ...

Environmental trends a boost for Impax

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2013
... operating in the space are focused on areas including energy efficiency, pollution control, recycling and sustainable farming. Simm said that there has been significant growth not only in the size of the resource optimization sector but also in the returns ...