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CIO profiles

New CIO mulls global revolution at Universities Super

Roger Gray has become the first new chief investment officer of the £27 billion Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in 17 years, and will reconsider the fund’s use of regional equity mandates. In the British pension environment, USS is in a privileged position as one of the few defined benefit schemes that is still open, contributions […]
CIO profiles

New CIO mulls global revolution at Universities Super

Roger Gray has become the first new chief investment officer of the £27 billion Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in 17 years, and will reconsider the fund’s use of regional equity mandates. In the British pension environment, USS is in a privileged position as one of the few defined benefit schemes that is still open, contributions […]
Unintentional

Opportunities abound for the stable and the strong

For institutional investors, superannuation funds and fund-of-funds managers alike, it takes a lot of courage and trust to have lived through the 2008 dislocation and still have to allocate money. The key, according to Chicagobased Roxanne Martino, president and chief executive of Harris Alternatives which has $US10.1 billion in funds under management,12 per cent of […]
Hedge Funds

The impact of sovereign wealth funds on global asset prices

State Street Corporation recently released a ‘ Vision Report’ on sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). The latest report assesses the impact of SWFs on the global economy. With nearly US$3 trillion in aggregate financial resources and a rapid growth trajectory, SWFs are increasingly important cross-border investors. Here, GEORGE HOGUET, a senior portfolio manager and global investment […]
Hedge Funds

The impact of sovereign wealth funds on global asset prices

State Street Corporation recently released a ‘ Vision Report’ on sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). The latest report assesses the impact of SWFs on the global economy. With nearly US$3 trillion in aggregate financial resources and a rapid growth trajectory, SWFs are increasingly important cross-border investors. Here, GEORGE HOGUET, a senior portfolio manager and global investment […]
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