Considered together, our active management style, rigorous approach to research, integrated global research platforms and distinctive investment philosophy offer a unique investment opportunity. Our specialised capabilities include sophisticated global absolute return strategies and liability-driven solutions, which draw on these areas of experience. Australian institutional investors can also take advantage of our compelling performance track record across a broad range of asset classes, including equities, bonds, commercial real estate, private equity and money markets. Above all, we bring the commercial agility and business foresight to grow and evolve with the changing needs of our clients – allowing you to look to the future with confidence.

*As at 31 March 2009. **As at 31 December 2008

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James Cooper | Investment Director & Country Head – Australia
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