Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM)

Investment Strategy

CPI plus for retirees

Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has launched a new objective fund targeting Australia’s retirement market. The CPI Plus Fund targets a return of the CPI plus 4.5 per cent over a rolling five-year period, and addresses longevity issues by offering a perpetuity solution. Head of CFSGAM’s global investment solutions group, Joe Fernandes, says […]
Investment Strategy

CFSGAM rises on Russell appointment

Around US$500 million in fresh mandates have already flowed into CFSGAM from North American investors following the fund manager’s inclusion on Russell Investments’ Global Listed Infrastructure multi-manager platform. It is understood that CFSGAM has replaced Macquarie as an infrastructure manager on the platform. Peter Meany, CFSGAM’s head of global listed infrastructure (pictured left), said the […]
Investment Strategy

Zenith reviews Perennial property funds

Changes to Perennial Investments’ real-estate investment team have prompted managed-funds research firm Zenith Investment Partners to place Perennial’s Australian and global property funds under review. An “under review” flag means the research firm needs further details of the substance of the changes and the likely effect they will have on the manager’s investment process, and […]