Eaton Vance

Investment Strategy

Eaton Vance, Hexavest launch global fund

Boston-based investment manager Eaton Vance, which established a new Australian office late last year, has launched a global equity fund in the Australian market targeting institutional investors. Eaton Vance is offering the Eaton Vance (Australia) Hexavest All-Country Global Equity Fund, which is managed through the firm’s new 49-per-cent interest, Montreal-based manager Hexavest. Industry superannuation fund, […]
Investment Strategy

Plane old Castlereagh

When Nicholas Allen, the friendly new face of fund manager Eaton Vance, bumped into me in the street and asked me if I had been behaving myself, he didn’t know the half of it. Sadly, Nicholas and I were traveling in different directions as he assiduously expended shoe leather in the cause of his new […]
Investment Strategy

Bees to the honey pot

I&T News has a new columnist, one of Sydney’s biggest investors and wheeler-dealers, who goes by the nom de plum, Castlereagh. He had a busy week, being feted by the hordes of international fund managers who are making their way to Australia in search of investors. Isn’t international tourism struggling because of the high value […]
Investment Strategy

MFS goes it alone

United States fund manager MFS Investments has unwound its decade-long partnership with BNP Paribas in Australia and is going it alone in the local market. President and chief investment officer of MFS, Michael Roberge, was in Australia last week to meet with local clients, for whom the company manages just over US$14 billion. “The BNP link […]
Investment Strategy

Eaton Vance gets serious downunder

Nicholas Allen, founder of Allen, Allen and Partners, has been working on an informal level with Eaton Vance in Australia but will now step away from his own firm to take on the role of country head. “Three or four years ago when Eaton Vance came to the market, my role was to navigate this […]
Investment Strategy

Eaton Vance confirms stake in Hexavest

Investment management firm Eaton Vance has agreed to acquire 49 per cent of Montreal-based Hexavest in a move with implications for the local market. Canadian money manager Hexavest has $1.5bn in assets under management in Australia with some large local clients. On completion of the transaction, Eaton Vance will assume primary responsibility for Hexavest’s new […]