June 21, 2015

Zane Bernstein

GMO parts company with top Australian executives

Zane Bernstein GMO, the big global quant-orientated value manager, has parted company with three of its most senior executives in the Asia Pacific region, including the chief executive and head of business in Australia and the chief operating officer, both

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Philip King

Regal Funds payout to minimise investors’ pain

Philip King by Greg Bright The fortunes of multi-award-winning hedge fund managers Andrew and Philip King seem to be going from bad to worse following their former board colleagues’ revelations of a query by ASIC over trading in a resources

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Paul McNamara

How Aussie investors can smooth yields from EM debt

Paul McNamara Australian investors are in a better position than most to incorporate emerging market debt within their portfolios because they can take advantage of the close correlation between emerging market currencies and the Aussie dollar. A new research note

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Anthony Quirk

Favourite boutique cops record fine from Kiwi regulator

Anthony Quirk New Zealand’s largest boutique fund manager, which has a successful Sydney office, has been fined a record NZ$1.5 million (about A$1.4 million) after settling a long-running regulatory investigation into market manipulation charges last week. Under an agreement with

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Graham Harman

Russell warns on increasing vulnerability of Aussie banks

Graham Harman Following its recent long-term investing report, in which it urged investors to better diversify their portfolios in current market conditions, Russell Investments has honed in on the four Australian banks and questioned whether they are “worth the risk”.

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Stephen Knight

TCorp becomes NSW’s biggest fiduciary fund

Stephen Knight NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp) last week completed the amalgamation of NSW’s funds management activities, it was announced by the NSW Treasurer, Gladys Berejiklian. The amalgamation makes TCorp a top-10 Australian investment manager, with more than $70 billion under

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Michael Gallagher

AIMA applauds IMR passage ahead of annual forum

Michael Gallagher Just as hedge fund managers decided on a theme for their annual AIMA Australia forum this year – ‘A Look Into the Future’ – came the passage last week of the legislation for the Investment Management Regime (IMR)

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