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Alternatives now used by 80% of instos
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2016
Nearly eight out of 10 global institutional investors now invest in alternative assets, according to research from Preqin. The latest 'Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H1 2016' finds that investors are mixed in their attitudes to the alternative ...
Instos to increase alternative strategies
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2016
Illiquid and alternative asset strategies will only increase across the institutional investment market in 2016 according to latest reports from BlackRock and Willis Towers Watson. A BlackRock survey of more than 170 of the firm's largest institutional ...
Instos seeking co-designed mandates
STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2015
Low interest rates and suppressed yields have prompted Australia's largest institutional investors to seek co-designed mandates. Omega Global Investors managing director George Vassos says larger investors are increasingly seeking discrete mandates ...
EU instos shed banks, set up alternative trading venues
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2015
In a scenario that could be replicated in Australia, higher capitalisation requirements have limited European banks' liquidity and have forced institutional investors to set up alternative trading venues. "The ability for banks to trade and to provide ...
Instos overconfident on drawdown risks
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2015
Institutional investors might be too confident that their downside protection strategies can cope with market drawdowns. A recent report by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) found investors largely rely on a small number of downside protection strategies ...
Instos demanding multi-asset alternative strategies
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2015
Institutions' demand for alternative multi-asset real return strategies presents a cross-border opportunity for both Australian fund managers offshore and overseas fund managers at home. That was the conclusion reached by Perpetual following its recent ...
Investec launches multi-asset fund for instos
STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 18 MAY 2015
Investec Asset Management has launched a total return global multi-asset strategy aimed at institutional investors. The Investec Diversified Growth (Australian) strategy will be managed within Investec's multi-asset strategies, with Michael Spinks and ...
Instos doing little to protect portfolios
STAFF WRITER  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2015
Global institutional investors are unperturbed by the threat of a market correction and continue to pile into equities. That's according to new investor behaviour research by State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), which conducted the research in January ...
HSBC pitches low vol strategy to instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2015
Investors with a long term focus could benefit from a strategy that targets low volatility at a moment when it is expected to raise, HSBC global asset management's head of global equities Angus Parker said. HSBC's Global Low Vol strategy sits within ...
Hedge funds bare all to seduce instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2015
Investors' search for yield in the current low rate, low-return perfect storm has boosted hedge fund inflows. Funds under management for the sector were up 21.7% for the two years to December 2014, according to Rainmaker Data. But a great idea, an obscure ...
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