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Irish pension funds reduce equity exposure

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
... schemes have fallen to just 28%, down from 34% in 2018. Bond allocations remain at 50% while allocations to alternative assets (property, infrastructure and hedge funds) have increased to 22% from 15% in 2018. This trend is reflected by investors across ...

Retiree savings won't last: World Economic Forum

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
... liquidity comes at a cost. Although they require adequate understanding and sound financial advice, investment in alternative assets, particularly illiquid assets, can bring strong diversification benefits to a retirement investment portfolio." The Forum ...

Advisers wary of unlisted assets: Sunsuper

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
... diversified portfolios. In addressing the issue of opacity, Sunsuper told advisers about its holdings in unlisted and alternative assets. Sunsuper has a high exposure to alternative asset classes, allocating to four classes within alternative assets ...

Future Fund delivers 5.8%

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
... stands at: 23.6% in global equities (25.5% at June 30), 15.8% in private equity (14.1% previously), 14.6% in alternative assets (15.4% previously), 14.5% in cash (15.1% previously), 10.1% in debt securities (8.9% previously), 8.5% in infrastructure and ...

Hedge fund veteran joins Aura

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
Aura Group appointed Damien Hatfield as an executive director to help launch new funds in its alternative assets business. Hatfield is the founder and director of Triple A Partners. He helped set up a hedge funds-of-funds operation at Colonial First ...

WAM names prospective Blue Sky LIC team

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
... look to appoint Andy Smith to the investment committee. He has previously worked as a strategic advisor in alternative assets, private equity and private debt for sovereign wealth funds including Future Fund and NZ Super. Under the proposal, Siew and ...

Future Fund boosts alternatives assets

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 NOV 2018
The Future Fund has increased its stake in alternative assets and appointed two new fund managers in a bid to combat the tailwinds coming from the global equities market. Australia's sovereign wealth fund increased its allocation in private equity ...

Private equity will become bigger than hedge funds: Research

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2018
... executive Mark O'Hare said: "Fourteen trillion dollars may sound like an overly ambitious prediction for the alternative assets industry, but it is lower than the average growth rate we've seen in the past decade." "There are several key factors that ...

Under the hood of low-fee funds

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
... downside performance can be attributed to the different allocation to alternatives in the two groups, Zenith said. Alternative assets usually come at higher cost and hence lower fee multi-asset funds have to skimp on them. The research found low cost ...

Sequoia adds to board

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 OCT 2018
... as well as operational, transactional and risk management skills. Between 2012 and 2014, Martin was head of alternative assets for Nikko Asset Management (previously Tyndall Asset Management). He was a partner in Blackhall and Pearl, an independent board ...