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UK pension fund expands offering, climate risk policy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 JAN 2020
... on new investment opportunities. It will also enable active decision-making on co-investment opportunities in private markets in due course and direct fund managers to use derivatives in order to help invest cashflows and manage risk efficiently. The ...

New role for former State Super investment chief

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
... officer who left the fund in December last year. Sunsuper has appointed Richard Hedley as a portfolio manager for private markets. He started in the role earlier this month. "The role will oversee asset management activities across Sunsuper's $20 ...

Challenger hires Robeco director

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 NOV 2019
Challenger has hired a former institutional sales director from Robeco Australia, to distribute some private markets strategies. Brett Penprase has joined Challenger as a senior institutional business development manager. Penprase was among Robeco's ...

Challenger director jumps to global manager

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 17 OCT 2019
A global private markets manager has hired an experienced Challenger director to lead its efforts in Australia and New Zealand. Warwick Mancini is joining HarbourVest Partners as a principal, making him responsible for investor relations for the region. ...

Crunch time for boutique funds

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
... traditional strategies] but they still have a lot of capacity in global opportunities and alternatives such as private markets, private credit, infrastructure, property and real assets." But even securing a committed distribution partner is not a guarantee ...

What Future Fund looks for in managers

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
... Australian Investment Council Conference in Melbourne yesterday, Future Fund deputy chief investment officer for private markets Wendy Norris said the sovereign wealth fund knows capital is abundant at the moment, but it is looking for long-term partnerships ...

Sovereign wealth fund plans Ancestry.com retreat

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
... May from International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) said that sovereign wealth funds retreated from private markets in 2017 but in 2018, they were back with a bang. Their focus was on venture and growth capital financing rounds in technology ...

IPOs fewer but performing well

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
... (IFSWF) said sovereign wealth funds cooled on IPOs in 2018 as public markets offered up fewer IPOs and warmed up to private markets where their focus was on venture and growth capital financing rounds in technology and health companies.

Sovereign investors go back to fixed income

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... report from International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) said that sovereign wealth funds retreated from private markets in 2017 but in 2018, they were back with a bang. Their focus was on venture and growth capital financing rounds in technology ...

Spire Capital hires director

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
... investment programs and serving institutional investors, family offices and advisory firms. He joined from global private markets investment manager Partners Group where he worked across a variety of roles in investment origination, product development ...