Investment
Ironbark acquires firm, eyes instos
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
Ironbark Asset Management has acquired a funds management servicing firm, as it aims to expand into the institutional market.
Melbourne boutique winds down funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
An Aussie equities boutique founded by Citigroup Australia's former equities heads is winding down its funds after its family office backer withdrew support.
South Australia appoints VC trustee
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
The South Australian government appointed a trustee to take care of the state's venture capital fund while it searches for a new manager.
Hejaz climbs Islamic fund ladder
KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
Hejaz Financial Services announced its flagship fund, the Global Ethical Fund, has outperformed Australia's other Islamic investment funds during FY19.
Whitehelm launches infrastructure fund locally
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
The $4.9 billion investment manager launched an Australian-domiciled version of its global infrastructure fund.
Melbourne firm expands in US
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
A Melbourne alternative investments firm is establishing a US asset management business in partnership with a New York-based team
Manager vacancy at $50m fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
A $50 million fund set up by the South Australian government has started the search for a new investment manager to replace a Blue Sky subsidiary.
Macquarie Group raising $1bn
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Macquarie Group is raising $1 billion to chase new opportunities and maintain capital levels for ongoing regulatory change.
Future Fund returns 11.5%, crosses $160bn
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Australia's sovereign wealth fund returned 11.5% in the year to June, with chair Peter Costello likening the returns to that of a "high growth" superannuation option but with much lower risk.
Tribeca Alpha Plus leaks $600m, rebuilds
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
Investors have pulled out more than $600 million from Jun Bei Liu's long/short Aussie equities fund since co-portfolio manager left in April but performance is looking up and there are new hires on the team.
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