Bruce Tomlinson

Hedge Funds

Sunsuper and AMP tell of hedge fund strategies

Evolving relationships with managers and an openness to different investment vehicles is a theme for two of the country’s largest investors in hedge funds –– Sunsuper and AMP Capital – with both investors looking at co-investment in fund of funds and niche strategies. Speaking on a panel entitled Investor trends in hedge funds at the […]
Hedge Funds

Sunsuper considering internal candidates as CIO replacement

Sunsuper is considering a number of strong internal candidates, alongside external candidates, to replace the outgoing chief investment officer David Hartley. The investment team operating under Hartley’s leadership has expanded from two to 21 over the past 10 years and is responsible for managing $34 billion in assets. The managers who directly report to Hartley […]
Investment Strategy

Why does Sunsuper invest in hedge funds?

Sunsuper’s hedge fund program has comfortably beaten global equity returns after fees since 2007. To Bruce Tomlinson, portfolio manager for Sunsuper’s $1.6 billion hedge fund program, this is all the justification he needs for a 16 manager hedge fund program, but who in the industry is paying attention? Anecdotes of hedge funds that did not […]
Events

Hedge fund nuances at Sunsuper and VFMC

Detailed due diligence, legal advice and regular international meetings have all been cited as part of the extra workload for those investing in hedge funds, the seventh Conexus Financial Absolute Returns Conference heard. Case studies provided by Sunsuper and Victorian Funds Management Corporation at the conference in Melbourne, also emphasised hedge funds’ key role as […]