BT Investment Management

Hedge Funds

Is a Hippocratic oath for fund managers required?

Restoring trust in the funds management industry, through improved personal integrity, is mutually beneficial to the end investor and to funds management firms, a panel of industry participants said at a CFA Society lunch yesterday, launching the “Putting the Investor First” week. Investor First Week is part of CFA Institute’s global Future of Finance […]
Investment Strategy

BT, Franklin Templeton launch new funds

BT Investment Management has launched an emerging markets fund that will be managed by its UK unit, JO Hambro Capital Management. The BT Global Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund is an actively managed portfolio of emerging market equities, designed for investors wanting long-term capital growth and diversification. Launching the fund, BTIM sales head, Martin Franc, said […]
Investment Strategy

New BT series takes aim at retirees

BT Investment Management has launched a new series of equity-income products which the firm’s chief executive, Emilio Gonzalez, believes will compete with term deposits and hybrid issues for inflows among retirees and those approaching retirement. The BT Equity Income series comprises two open-ended Australian equity funds, which target returns of 8.5 per cent or 10 […]
CIO profiles

CIOs negative about bonds, positive on stocks

Chief investment officers surveyed by the Financial Services Council are negative about the prospects of international and Australian bonds, but are positive about stocks. The CIOs are also upbeat about Australian property investment but down on real estate overseas. Europe’s sovereign debt crisis is the biggest risk to investors this year, the survey reports. China’s […]
Investment Strategy

BT Investment Management: 1990s comeback kid

In  the 1990s the Backstreet Boys and Take That topped the charts and BT Investment Mangement Ltd. dominated the Australian funds management scene. Like the boy bands, Emilio Gonzalez says the fund manager is planning a comeback of its own. “We used to dominate in the 1990s,” says Gonzalez, chief executive of BT Investment Management. […]