Investment Strategy

Andrew Hair to head Acadian Australia

The domestic business of Acadian Asset Management has promoted Andrew Hair to replace former chief executive officer Chris Clayton. Hair has managed Acadian Asset Management Australia’s relationships with institutional investors and asset consultants since 2007. He became interim chief executive in March when Clayton left to take the sales helm at MLC Investment Management. Acadian […]
Investment Strategy

Chris Clayton joins MLC

Chris Clayton, who was in charge of Acadian Asset Management’s Australian business, has left the firm and joined MLC as head of asset management sales. Clayton left Acadian earlier this month after joining in September 2005. Andrew Hair has been selected to take Clayton’s place on a temporary basis. Colonial First State Investments, Acadian’s joint-venture […]
Investment Strategy

Mercer takes the plunge with managed futures

Mercer’s multimanager funds have taken note of stellar performance from managed futures managers over the past year, making their first ever allocation to the asset class at the same time as helping break the mandate drought in global equities, awarding $400 million to RCM Global Investors and $300 million to Martin Currie.