Investment
Boutique behemoth in the making
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
A global insurer and asset manager is aiming to become one of the world's five largest multi-boutique platforms in the next five years as it acquires a London-based alternative manager.
Super fund awards $130m mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
A $7 billion industry superannuation fund has awarded a $130 million global small and mid-cap equities mandate.
Aussie investors calm about next 12 months
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 6 DEC 2018
Seven in 10 Australian investors are confident about opportunities in the next 12 months, a sentiment that is more bullish than global counterparts.
IFM Investors chair lays out priorities
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
The $113 billion manager will look towards congested cities to deploy future capital but nothing as big as its WestConnex investment is on the horizon, newly-appointed chair Greg Combet said in a media call today.
Emerging markets must be long-term bet
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
One of the world's largest asset managers estimates emerging markets equities will outperform developed markets by 2.75 percentage points over the next 10 to 15 years.
Nikko Asset Management awards global equities mandate
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
Nikko Asset Management has awarded a global equities mandate for $260 million.
Future Fund to manage new drought fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
The Federal Government has introduced a bill to set up a $5 billion fund for drought-related spending that will be managed by the Future Fund Board of Guardians.
Why indexing is big business
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
With over three million active benchmarks across the globe growing exponentially, the changing nature of index providers is becoming increasingly more relevant in the investment process.
WAM names prospective Blue Sky LIC team
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
Wilson Asset Management has reconfirmed interest in taking over the Blue Sky LIC's management after Pinnacle withdrew its offer, naming the team that will lead it.
Will Aussie equities overcome 2019 challenges?
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
The head of Australian equities at a $1.36 trillion global investment manager predicts the asset class will deflect risks and a challenging policy environment to provide investors with a low beta source of "healthy" yield in 2019.
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