Investment Strategy

Robertson says Colonial aren’t “rampant asset gathers”

Chris Robertson doesn’t believe in size for size’s sake. “We’re not rampant asset gathers,” says the senior investment specialist, Australian equities, Colonial First State Global Asset Management. “We manage our capacity very carefully. We’re not afraid to soft close,” says Robertson. Colonial’s Australian equities team manages about $9.5 billion. About $5.5 billion is actively managed. […]
Investment Strategy

Asset Super completes manager overhaul

The $1.4 billion Asset Super has terminated a Challenger domestic shares mandate, reducing its number of Aussie equities managers from six to five, and farewelled a State Street Global Advisors fixed income mandate as it rationalises that asset class under a single manager.
Investment Strategy

CFS GAM restructure costs head BDM

The new managing director of Australia/New Zealand for Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM), Joanna Davison, has overseen a restructure in which the head of business development has departed as the region aligns itself with the manager’s other territories.