November 13, 2016

Battle of the hedge fund managers over China

(pictured: Ray Dalio) by Greg Bright Ray Dalio is one of the world’s great investors. He is also a self-confessed misfit. I had lunch with him in the 1990s, when he was on a rare visit to Australia – represented at

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‘Remaining’ Goldmans looks to build out solutions strategies

(pictured: Philip Moffitt) Goldman Sachs Asset Management in Australia will be focusing on developing and promoting a solutions business in the future, following the leveraged buyout of its locally domiciled strategies, emphasising the firm’s global fixed income capabilities. According to Philip

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Sovereign funds compete for air time in Auckland

(pictured: Adrian Orr) By David Chaplin Despite his engaging introductory monologue, Adrian Orr, NZ Superannuation Fund chief executive, faced tough competition for the attention of the 250-plus International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Fund (IFSWF) delegates assembled at the Auckland Viaduct Centre

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Default fund review poses more questions than answers

(pictured: Cathy Nance) The Productivity Commission’s current review of super has the potential to turn the industry on its head. It’s the second part of the review, the report being delivered next year, and not the first part due this month,

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Funds fail to deliver benefits of size as complexity grows

(pictured: Oliver Hesketh)  With the Productivity Commission review looking at the efficiency of the super system, including the consideration of scale, and with regulator APRA continuing to focus on size as a potential deliverer of greater efficiencies, wouldn’t you think

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Aussie Super’s insourcing journey updated

(pictured: Mark Delaney)  While the investment insourcing trend by big super funds is having a fundamental, and only relatively recent, impact on the structure of the institutional investment industry, Australia remains behind the times, according to Mark Delaney. The CIO

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