Investment Strategy

Vale David Adiseshan

My friend David Adiseshan died eight weeks ago. His death has impacted me deeply, and I wanted to share some thoughts on his life with people in the industry. Our lives had intertwined for two decades and his loss for both the industry, and myself, is great. I first met David in his fancy Governor […]
Opinion

My memories of Mavis: Colin Tate

Colin Tate, the chief executive of Conexus Financial, remembers industry legend Mavis Robertson who died on Tuesday. As a young ad sales guy on the trade title Investor Weekly I was very unsure of how to take Mavis the first times we met. She was the formidable and seemingly dominating woman that knew everyone and […]
Unintentional

Is our industry authentic about serving all members?

Many thought Alice Springs was an odd choice for last week’s AIST ASI conference. Perhaps the rationale was not explained well, but CEO Tom Garcia felt rather than another junket, it was better the industry understood the plight of our country’s first people and to leave a decent wad of cash behind in one of […]
Hedge Funds

Regaining control: why investors must stand up to banks

As the chief executive of a financial services media and events business, Colin Tate benefits from the growth in the banking sector. But at the same time he is perplexed by the bad corporate behaviour, large pay packets, and secret negotiations of international banks. It’s time, he says, for institutional investors to demand change. I’m […]
Investment Strategy

AIST signs with Conexus

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has signed a three year extension to its media partnership with Conexus Financial. The arrangement covers exclusive distribution at key events for Investment Magazine and digital sister www.investmentmagazine.com.au, including CMSF and ASI and the only daily news at CMSF, the largest and leading conference on the annual calendar […]