Charles Woodhouse

Hedge Funds

Unlisted managers turn into partners for large funds

A growing list of demands by large institutional investors when investing with unlisted asset managers is making them increasingly picky in their partners. Alignment of values, co-investments, joint-partnerships, strategy caps and fees that reduce with scale were all cited as essential by portfolio managers speaking at the Conexus Financial Private Assets Conference. Barry Brakey, head […]
Investment Strategy

McTaggart reflects on 14 years steering QIC

As Doug McTaggart prepares to leave his position as chief executive officer of QIC, he says the state-owned asset manager is well positioned to build on its growing client base. QIC, under McTaggart, has expanded from its foundation clients, the Queensland government and QSuper, and increasingly looked to commercial opportunities via large institutional investors in […]