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Investment Strategy

Ascalon unchanged as Landman departs

The imminent departure of Andrew Landman from Ascalon Capital Management is not expected to lead to any significant change in strategy by the Westpac-owned boutique-asset-manager holding company. Ascalon has stakes in nine boutique managers and remains a key component in Westpac’s asset management operations, sitting alongside Advance Asset Management (which offers multi-manager products), BT Investment […]
Investment Strategy

Multi-boutique model shows signs of stress

The multi-boutique model is a simple one. High quality investment professionals partner with financially strong institutions. The investment professionals focus exclusively on managing money and the institution takes care of everything else. The business is presented to market as one having all the benefits of a standalone boutique – the investment team is aligned with its […]
Opinion

The incubators are at it again

Six months of rising markets have finally done it. They’ve restarted the boutique incubation industry, which has seen more deals get done in the past few weeks than it has in the few months preceding them. One really knew it was ‘game on’ when a pioneer of incubation in Australia, Treasury Group, announced its first […]
Opinion

The incubators are at it again

Six months of rising markets have finally done it. They’ve restarted the boutique incubation industry, which has seen more deals get done in the past few weeks than it has in the few months preceding them. One really knew it was ‘game on’ when a pioneer of incubation in Australia, Treasury Group, announced its first […]
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