February 2, 2014

AMP investment boss departs ahead of team’s abolition

(Pictured: Stephanie Weston) Stephanie Weston, the director of investment management of AMP Financial Services who oversaw about A$90 billion in assets, left the firm last Friday because of the review of her 17-person team which will now be either abandoned

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Lill gets CIO role as Morningstar investments go global

(Pictured: Andrew Lill) Morningstar is looking to better integrate its investment management group, Ibbotson Associates, in the Asia Pacific region and globally, with the appointment last month of Andrew Lill, the respected former asset consultant, as CIO for Asia Pacific.

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Execution now the issue in alternatives evolution

(Pictured: Tim Martin) What are alternatives these days? And do they need to fit into their own “bucket”? What is the future for portfolio construction as big super funds grow very big? Tim Martin, head of alternative assets at Tyndall

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NAB okay but other partners to go in Prime/HIP merger

(Pictured: Ross Bernays) The proposed merger between Health Industry Plan and Prime Super, which has been under discussion for at least three months, will result in a more sustainable and competitive fund of $2.4 billion and 150,000 members. Under the

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Options under-utilised for portfolio protection

Investors who have enjoyed the rewards from two strong years of equities performance may now be thinking it’s time to lock in the gains. How do you do that? Towers Watson says options should be used more extensively. In its

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BT fills top sales role

(Pictured: Chris Clayton) BT Investment Management has filled the role of head of sales and marketing, vacated last year by Martin Franc, with the recruitment of the similarly experienced Chris Clayton from National Australia Bank. The move was announced last

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BT fills top sales role

(Pictured: Chris Clayton) BT Investment Management has filled the role of head of sales and marketing, vacated last

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