December 16, 2018

Lars Meisinger

Investment opportunities in renewable energy

Renewable energy is, arguably, the hottest asset sub-class of the moment. Some fund managers, such as Aquila Capital, have a long history in the renewables area and can point to many nuances which investors should consider. Unlike some other hot

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NZ Super drops Ramius for US$215m Neuberger mandate

by David Chaplin The NZ Superannuation Fund (NZS) has swapped out one risk-arbitrage manager for another following the appointment of US-headquartered Neuberger Berman to a NZ$315 million (US$215 million) mandate. Neuberger fills the spot previously occupied by Ramius Advisors, which

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Value and tech not mutually exclusive: the Pzena story

You can’t have a discussion about markets without the word “disruption” coming into it, says Richard Pzena, the US-based global value manager. He also says value managers no longer invest solely in under-priced old-fashioned companies. There is value to be

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Michael Leibrock

Top risks for 2019: Brexit a bigger worry than you think

Even before last week’s political strife in the UK over Brexit, big global investors were concerned about the growing systemic risks, according to the latest international risk survey by DTCC, the post-trade infrastructure provider. The slower-than-expected negotiating progress between the

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Jonathan Shaw

How to build the right kind of member engagement

by Jonathan Shaw* Building informed member engagement is more crucial than ever if funds want to retain and attract members. Engagement is a balancing act. Just enough and super fund members make better retirement decisions. Too much and they can

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