Investment Strategy

Pierre Jond expects BNP Paribas custody wins

When Frenchman Pierre Jond’s daughters first arrived in Australia in January 2010 he took them to Bondi Junction. There his eldest tugged at her father’s sleeve to attract his attention. “Papa there are men barefoot and shirtless; aren’t the police going to do anything?” Jond laughingly recalls his daughter saying in French. Jond, like his […]
Hedge Funds

Consulting still part of Russell's 'architect' plans

Traditional asset consulting remains part of Russell Investments’ vision of being an ‘investment architect’ for clients, according to Australian managing director Chris Corneil, despite the impending departure of investment strategy director Andrew Lill, and its decision not to re-tender for some major consulting contracts.
Hedge Funds

In search of an asset consultant fit for Print

Print Super, as the continuing fund in the merger with JUST Super, has called in Rice Warner Actuaries to run a full tender for its asset consulting contract, currently with Mercer Investment Consulting, while a tender for master custody will occur in the second half of 2008.