March 31, 2019

Peter Gunning

Veterans go as Russell expands emulation model

by David Chaplin Russell Investments has restructured portfolio management reporting lines and is looking to move to an ‘emulation’ model across its funds. Two long-time senior investment people in the Sydney office have been let go. Peter Gunning, Russell chief

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Rob Arnott

Trading efficiencies now under the spotlight

All the forces of regulators, advisors and customers in the super and funds management industry point, inexorably, to further pressure on costs for all players. Areas which have not yet seen headline cost pressure from these forces are now likely

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Peter Anderson

How GSFM has taken to an import/export model

The two sides to the deal whereby Canadian fund manager CI Financial took a controlling stake in GSFM Funds Management is starting to take shape, with the Australian-based firm launching successful campaigns to both export Australian capabilities to Canada and

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Chris Cuesta

Micro caps vie for the private equity dollar

International micro-cap specialist THB Asset Management is increasingly observing its client base and potential clients looking at the asset sub-class as an alternative to private equity – similar return characteristics but at a reduced cost and with better liquidity. Visiting

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Luba Nikulina

… as fees are about to feel the force of disruption

The issue of manager fees, which are still considered by some asset owners to be too high despite several years of compression, under the wider umbrella of general ‘compensation’, is about to get more interesting. We’ve recently seen zero fees.

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Amit Bouri

… and impact investing market tops US$500b

The Global Impact Investing Network is today (April 1) releasing its ‘Sizing the Impact Investing Market’ report, an in-depth analysis of the current size and composition of the impact investing market. This is a world first. The GIIN estimates the global

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