Australian Unity

Hedge Funds

Legalsuper appoints its first CIO

Edward Smith is to become Legalsuper’s first chief investment officer on June 29. Smith is joining the $2.6 billion fund from Australian Unity, where he was head of portfolio management and responsible for a team managing the assets of several friendly societies, two health companies, the non-lending assets of a building society and wholesale and […]
Investment Strategy

Bill Bovingdon’s happy new bond manager life

In April 2010 Bill Bovingdon was driving his Toyota Kluger on South Australia’s Coorong Peninsula when he got a call from a headhunter. With his wife pressing the mobile phone to his ear, Bovingdon was asked whether he was interested in in becoming the head of fixed income at a large Australian asset manager. “After […]