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Investment Strategy

Vanguard attracts individual investors

Vanguard is seeking to bolster its funds under management to capitalise on widespread disillusionment with active managers. “Institutional investors have embraced and understood our approach for many years,” says Joseph Brennan, chief investment officer, Vanguard, Asia Pacific. “The adviser and retail community are now more interested in index options” because regulatory pressure is seeking to […]
Investment Strategy

Robertson says Colonial aren’t “rampant asset gathers”

Chris Robertson doesn’t believe in size for size’s sake. “We’re not rampant asset gathers,” says the senior investment specialist, Australian equities, Colonial First State Global Asset Management. “We manage our capacity very carefully. We’re not afraid to soft close,” says Robertson. Colonial’s Australian equities team manages about $9.5 billion. About $5.5 billion is actively managed. […]