financial

Investment Strategy

Asset managers raise alarm

Popular movements seem more likely to emanate from camped-out protesters than boardrooms, but a new organisation headed by Hermes Fund Managers acting chief executive officer Saker Nusseibeh has the ambitious aim of radically reforming the investment industry.
Investment Strategy

BT Investment Management: 1990s comeback kid

In  the 1990s the Backstreet Boys and Take That topped the charts and BT Investment Mangement Ltd. dominated the Australian funds management scene. Like the boy bands, Emilio Gonzalez says the fund manager is planning a comeback of its own. “We used to dominate in the 1990s,” says Gonzalez, chief executive of BT Investment Management. […]
Opinion

Behind the fuzziness, there’s money in UN PRI

Michael Bailey At least one well-known funds management identity, when speaking privately about the UN PRI, will pronounce it so as to sarcastically emphasise the ‘PR’ part. He is saying what at least some of the industry is thinking. That becoming a signatory to the grandly named United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment looks great […]
Opinion

Behind the fuzziness, there’s money in UN PRI

Michael Bailey At least one well-known funds management identity, when speaking privately about the UN PRI, will pronounce it so as to sarcastically emphasise the ‘PR’ part. He is saying what at least some of the industry is thinking. That becoming a signatory to the grandly named United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment looks great […]
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