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Opportunities abound for the stable and the strong

For institutional investors, superannuation funds and fund-of-funds managers alike, it takes a lot of courage and trust to have lived through the 2008 dislocation and still have to allocate money. The key, according to Chicagobased Roxanne Martino, president and chief executive of Harris Alternatives which has $US10.1 billion in funds under management,12 per cent of […]
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The Right Stuff – the new wave of asset allocation: how uncorrelated assets aim to protect funds in a crisis

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
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The Right Stuff – the new wave of asset allocation: how uncorrelated assets aim to protect funds in a crisis

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
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