Balanced Equity Management

Hedge Funds

Keep equities as they are: ASI delegates

Portfolios should maintain their current level of exposure to equities, according to 52 per cent of delegates at the Australian Superannuation Investment Conference. They were voting before a session on the “equities conundrum,” at which speakers from a super fund, fund manager and consultancy presented their views on the outlook for equities, and their place […]
Investment Strategy

Active management to the fore

Global share markets are entering a protracted period in which active management will come to the forefront, MLC’s head of equities and acting chief investment officer, Jonathan Armitage, says. MLC recently rejigged the fund manager line-up of its $1.2-billion Australian Share Fund, reducing the number of managers it employs and removing a passively managed component […]
Investment Strategy

Franklin Templeton hires Stuart Devlin

Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has hired Stuart Devlin as a Melbourne-based retail account executive as it seeks to garner more money from individual investors. “Franklin Templeton is building out its retail team after acquiring Balanced Equity Management,” says Maria Wilton, managing director of Franklin Templeton in Australia. Andrew Sisson, the founder of Balanced Equity Management, […]