Ben Samild

Hedge Funds

David Neal talks up hedge fund value

The Future Funds’s chief investment officer has given testament to the role of know-how gained from retained hedge fund managers in the success of its dynamic-asset-allocation strategy. In a presentation to the seventh annual Conexus Financial Absolute Returns conference in Melbourne, David Neal emphasised the value added by hedge funds as a contrast to some […]
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LUCRF hires Grioli to map post-crisis markets

LUCRF Super, the $3.1-billion superannuation fund, has hired ex-FuturePlus investment analyst Daniel Grioli to help it adapt to volatile markets. Grioli, who joined LUCRF’s nine-person investment team as a senior analyst in late June, will help the fund develop an investment strategy that is more responsive to changes in financial markets. He reports to head […]