Asia Pacific

Custody

The Future Fund sees data governance as critical

The Future Fund says it is incumbent on investors to analyse data to understand and reduce costs. The fund is augmenting and enriching its custodian’s data with information from other providers, like Bloomberg, to run stress and crash testing on a daily basis, identifying currency and derivative exposure. Campbell McCulloch, head of investment operations at […]
Custody

Consolidating reporting systems

Organisations using legacy platforms will struggle to meet market and regulatory requirements, and should consider an investment book of record, according to one technology provider. “When organisations are still using a legacy platform, they are forced to build and develop satellite systems, all sorts of different systems to try and move with the evolving requirements,” […]
Investment Strategy

Zenith reviews Perennial property funds

Changes to Perennial Investments’ real-estate investment team have prompted managed-funds research firm Zenith Investment Partners to place Perennial’s Australian and global property funds under review. An “under review” flag means the research firm needs further details of the substance of the changes and the likely effect they will have on the manager’s investment process, and […]
Investment Strategy

Credit Suisse hires Evan Reedman

Credit Suisse Group AG hired former Queensland Investment Corp. executive Evan Reedman as head of consultative relationships for asset management in Asia-Pacific. “Evan’s role will be regional, working with institutional investment consultants in Japan, non-Japan Asia and Australia,” says Will Britten, head of asset management for Credit Suisse in Australia, in a statement. Neil Harvey, […]