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A quarter of global instos plan to grow alternatives investment teams
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 21 AUG 2014
More than a quarter of global institutional investors expect to grow their alternative investment teams over the next two years, according to the latest survey by Preqin. The specialist research house asked 380 global institutions who are active in ...
APRA releases additional requirements for large instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 15 AUG 2014
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the updated framework for the supervision of large financial institutions, but will defer a decision on its final implementation until the end of the Financial System Inquiry (FSI). ...
Alternatives managers must be more transparent
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUL 2014
... granular requirements in terms of risk management and reporting," he said. He also stressed the increasing sophistication of instos: "Investors want to understand and consolidate their underlying exposure, and therefore risk, according to different sectors ...
No difference between retail and insto: RARE
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 20 JUN 2014
... is particularly pertinent in the world of infrastructure investment, which has traditionally been the domain of large instos. However, organisations like RARE, who specialise in listed infrastructure, are targeting the retail market. While he insisted ...
Towers Watson urges instos to consider smart beta
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 28 APR 2014
Investment consultant Towers Watson has thrown its support behind smart beta approaches to investment, recommending institutional investors revisit their equity strategies to incorporate the lower cost products. In a new publication, Global equity investing ...
OneVentures launches second fund for HNWs and instos
STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 MAR 2014
Australian venture capital firm, OneVentures has launched the OneVentures Innovation and Growth Fund II, seeking to raise $100 million from institutional investors and high net worth (HNW) individuals over the next 12 months. The fund will invest in ...
Instos lose chasing high hedge fund returns
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAR 2014
Institutional investors are shooting themselves in the foot by pressuring managers running their hedge fund mandates to chase broad market returns, according to a leading US hedge fund manager. Peak6 Advisors chief executive and chief investment officer ...
Instos bring ESG perspective to ASX companies
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2014
Superannuation funds must better engage with the boards of listed companies in order to bring a longer-term perspective to their decisions, according to the Governance Institute of Australia (GIA). In a new paper entitled, 'Improving engagement between ...
One-stop-shop firms surge to gain scale against big instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 DEC 2013
The number of partnerships and mergers between financial planning and accountancy firms is increasing as independent businesses brace to gain scale against the big institutionally-aligned groups. Industry concentration in the past years has strengthened ...
Instos willing to improve data management
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 NOV 2013
Institutional investors are aware of the competitive advantage of efficient data management and want to find ways to improve it use. About two thirds of institutional investors said that data and analytics capabilities will be among their most important ...
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