Investment Strategy

Prime brokers price BT out of Asian quant play

BT Investment Management (BTIM) has shelved plans for an Asian equity quant product because it could not secure prime broking at realistic prices, leading to the departure of an executive who’d been investigating the business, but the manager will hire two people as it commercialises its multi-strategy Total Return Fund.
Hedge Funds

Sue Willems back at a super fund

The former fund secretary of Non-Government Schools Super, Sue Willems, has left her senior policy advisor role at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) for a newly created role at another super fund.