March 20, 2016

Alice Breheny

Spelling out Tomorrow’s World in real estate

by Alice Breheny* (pictured) If you had to identify 26 trends that real estate investors need to bear in mind for Tomorrow’s World – each matched with a different letter of the alphabet – what would you see? A resultant

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Simon Tyler

JP Morgan re-wins Annuitas after $5b competitive tender

(pictured: Simon Tyler) The latest custody tender battle – that for the assets of the Crown Financial Institution (CFI) in New Zealand – has ended in victory for the incumbent, JP Morgan. The assets under administration total $NZ6 billion ($A5.37 billion).

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David Braga

… as BNP picks up Northcape

(pictured: David Braga) The $8 billion boutique equities manager Northcape Capital has switched securities servicing partners from RBC Capital to BNP Paribas as the manager looks to expand globally. The new arrangement includes middle-office services. Northcape, which was established in 2005

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Tim Ridley

Cbus adopts options program for risk and retirement aims

(pictured: Tim Ridley) Cbus has introduced an options program through QIC with the dual goal of managing risk better and providing a new capability to develop member retirement products. Such programs are likely to become increasingly popular. Frontier Advisors has been

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Barry McInerney

BMO tips broader growth as most likely in 5-year outlook

(pictured: Barry McInerney) BMO Global Asset Management has published its annual five-year outlook for markets, including an analysis of three key “actionable” investment scenarios. The most likely tips a broadening of economic growth from the US to Europe and Japan.

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Henderson consolidates admin with pControl installation

Henderson Global Investors has gone live with Milestone Group’s ‘pControl Fund Oversight’ system across its range of mutual funds and investment trusts. The installation has also allowed a consolidation of admin services by the big manager. According to Milestone, the

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David Braga

… as BNP picks up Northcape

(pictured: David Braga) The $8 billion boutique equities manager Northcape Capital has switched securities servicing partners from RBC Capital

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