Investment
First Sentier launches funds, picks new RE
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2019
First Sentier Investors has launched its inaugural batch of funds and has chosen a new responsible entity, after completing the sale from CBA.
Aussie bond fund added to Zenith model portfolio
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2019
Zenith's model portfolio offering, Zenith Elite Blends, has added a 'highly recommended' Aussie bond fund.
MLC funds tone down return expectations
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2019
MLC has informed investors that it expects lower returns for some of its funds, in light of "unusually low cash rates" and is cutting fees.
Macquarie, Tasplan and QIC shuffle airports
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 OCT 2019
Macquarie's infrastructure arm picked up one airport, and dumped another.
Impact investing difficult to measure
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
A new report produced by the Responsible Investment Association of Australia (RIAA) along with the University of Auckland and AMP Capital has revealed how difficult it is for fund managers to actually measure the influence of impact investments.
Blackstone makes $8.7 billion purchase
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
US-based Blackstone Group has acquired Colony Capital's industrial real estate assets unit for US$5.9 billion (AU$8.7 billion) to capitalise on the e-commerce boom.
NAB builds banking team, cuts fees
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 OCT 2019
NAB is continuing its expansion, introducing 163 new roles in its business and private bank while also removing over 100 fees for customers.
Regal teams up for new fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
Phil King's Regal Funds Management has teamed up with Gresham, and the two are raising for a new fund that will invest in royalties from Australian resources assets.
Global manager pushes Australian expansion
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 30 SEP 2019
A US-listed investment manager has launched an Unlisted Private Assets Fund in Australia, with a goal of raising $500 million.
What fundies seek in an asset consultant
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019
Five years ago, fund managers considered an asset consultant's staff as their most important attribute but in 2019 they attach more importance to their research, says Frontier Advisors.
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