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Hedge Funds

Why super raters struggle with the long term

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Hedge Funds

Why super raters struggle with the long term

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Hedge Funds

Global consultants adapt to specialisation trend

The investment horizon for super funds has expanded far beyond the traditional asset classes of stocks and bonds. The proliferation of complex alternatives such as hedge funds and private equity is driving a trend towards specialisation in the investment consulting industry as consultants look to allocate research resources more effectively. KRISTEN PAECH reports.
Hedge Funds

Global consultants adapt to specialisation trend

The investment horizon for super funds has expanded far beyond the traditional asset classes of stocks and bonds. The proliferation of complex alternatives such as hedge funds and private equity is driving a trend towards specialisation in the investment consulting industry as consultants look to allocate research resources more effectively. KRISTEN PAECH reports.
Opinion

The changing world of risk: lessons from the crisis

The GFC has caused a rethink in so many fundamental aspects of institutional investing, but none more so than in the overlay of risk management principles and their implementation. A simple assumption, for instance, that was implicit in the way some institutional investors, in particular the big endowments, viewed liquidity was that you could always […]
Opinion

The changing world of risk: lessons from the crisis

The GFC has caused a rethink in so many fundamental aspects of institutional investing, but none more so than in the overlay of risk management principles and their implementation. A simple assumption, for instance, that was implicit in the way some institutional investors, in particular the big endowments, viewed liquidity was that you could always […]
Investment Strategy

Investment nous was a must in State Super CEO search

The chair of one of Australia’s largest super funds, State Super NSW, said that investment expertise was a major criteria in the selection of its new chief executive. Chris Durack, most recently the general manager of the internal investment teams at Challenger, started at the $30 billion-plus closed defined benefit fund for NSW public servants […]
Investment Strategy

Investment nous was a must in State Super CEO search

The chair of one of Australia’s largest super funds, State Super NSW, said that investment expertise was a major criteria in the selection of its new chief executive. Chris Durack, most recently the general manager of the internal investment teams at Challenger, started at the $30 billion-plus closed defined benefit fund for NSW public servants […]
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