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Kotkin: Pricing the China threat

Understanding the fractious relationship between US and China is more important– and simultaneously more demanding – than it has been in the past, high-profile Princeton historian Stephen Kotkin said at a recent roundtable.
Hedge Funds

Top alternatives managers ranked by AUM

Twenty Australian fund managers feature in Towers Watson’s listing of the top 100 alternative investment managers. In a list dominated by real estate and hedge fund managers, Towers Watson places Macquarie Group as the largest alternatives and the largest infrastructure manager in the world with US$96 billion under management (all figures are US dollar), followed […]
Investment Strategy

AMP goes property shopping offshore

With a scarcity of good local assets, property investors are increasingly looking at the UK and Northern Europe Australian property investors continue to be encouraged by valuations in the global market, with AMP Capital announcing its first US acquisition since the global financial crisis. The AMP Capital Global Direct Property Fund, which counts man key […]
Investment Strategy

Advance shakes up managers

BT Financial Group subsidiary Advance Asset Management has removed Colonial First State Investments from the manager line-up for its $550-million Australian Fixed Interest Multi-Blend Fund and awarded new mandates to AMP Capital Investors and Aberdeen Asset Management. Portfolio manager for fixed interest and cash at Advance Asset Management, Ron Mehmet, says the review of the […]
Investment Strategy

Top Australian managers named

Australian infrastructure and real estate managers are strongly competing for global capital to manage, featuring prominently in a list of top managers ranked as part of Towers Watson’s Global Alternatives Survey 2012. The survey ranks the top 100 asset managers by assets under management, with Macquarie Group’s infrastructure arm being knocked from its number-one spot […]
Investment Strategy

Solomon to take charge of Mercer Sentinel

Robin Solomon will lead the Asia-Pacific business of Mercer Sentinel following a seven-month period in which six staff members, including principals and senior associates, exited. Solomon, a Sydney-based principal with the investment operations consultancy, will replace Lounarda David, who led Sentinel for 13 years before leaving in late April, as new hires are made to […]