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Super fund awards $100m debt mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
... Global has won a $100 million debt mandate from a $12 billion industry superannuation fund. LGIAsuper appointed the Legg Mason affiliate to manage an emerging market debt portfolio via the Brandywine Global Sovereign Credit Fund. Launched in 2012, the ...

US relaxes active ETF disclosures

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
... ETFs that do not disclose their holdings on a daily basis but trade and operate in a similar manner to other ETFs." Legg Mason owns a stake in Precidian.

Copia hires from Zenith

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
... experience across marketing and investment research. Prior to Zenith Investment Partners, he was the head of marketing at Legg Mason for nine years. He worked at Lonsec for five years and Mercer for three years. He has also consulted for fund managers ...

Finalists unveiled for FS Investment Leadership Awards

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 11 JAN 2019
... Australian Share Fund Fidelity Australian Opportunities Fund Greencape Broadcap Fund Greencape High Conviction Fund Legg Mason Martin Currie Equity Income Fund Wavestone Australian Share Fund AUSTRALIAN EQUITIES - HIGH PERFORMANCE Aberdeen Standard Ex-20 ...

Challenger kicks off active ETFs

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 10 DEC 2018
... by Zenith and Lonsec. Fidante had its sights set on listing Australia's first active fixed income ETF. However, Legg Mason fixed income affiliate Western Asset Management beat it when it rang the bell at the ASX on November 19 to list the Betashares ...

Aussie investors calm about next 12 months

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
... about opportunities in the next 12 months, a sentiment that is more bullish than global counterparts. Research from Legg Mason polled 16,810 active direct investors globally, including 1000 Australians in its annual global investment survey. Globally ...

Australia's first active fixed income ETF goes live

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 20 NOV 2018
A Legg Mason affiliate has become the first to offer an actively-managed fixed income fund as an exchange-traded fund in Australia. Ringing the bell at the ASX in Sydney yesterday, Western Asset Management portfolio manager Anthony Kirkham listed the ...

Global manager appoints distribution director

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 8 NOV 2018
... best position our business for growth and add further capabilities to our Australian team," Harrison said. On July 8, Legg Mason announced it had hired Franklin Templeton's insto sales director Christina Manonian.

BlackRock outlines ETF plans for Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
... actively managed ETFs have entered the market so far this year. Fellow top-10 ETF issuer BetaShares joined forces with Legg Mason to launch actively managed funds. Yet, the take up of active ETFs has been slow. In the 13 years since the first actively ...

AMP Capital divests $440m from tobacco

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 27 SEP 2018
... holdings for their Australian strategies so far this year including J.P. Morgan AM, Swiss asset manager Vontobel and Legg Mason affiliate Western Asset.