Investment Strategy

Tyndall’s Mike Davis goes back to the future

Mike Davis had been at Tyndall Investment Management less than two months yet has already got his former employees to work with him at the $22.5 billion asset manager. Davis and Tim Martin started Causeway Asset Management in 2003 to invest in private debt. Now Martin and five others will join their old colleague June […]
Investment Strategy

BlackRock: market volatility here to stay

BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, does not expect markets to return to low volatile, highly liquid conditions that characterised markets before 2008. “Portfolios today must be more dynamic and more diverse than ever before,” says Michael McCorry, head of BlackRock’s Australian scientific active equities business in a statement. “It is unlikely we will […]
Investment Strategy

Superpartners CEO to quit

Greg Camm, the chief executive of Australia’s biggest superannuation back-office company, says he will quit at the end of August, the Australian Financial Review reported. Citing a letter written by Camm, the newspaper says the CEO is leaving when his contract expires as he is unable to commit to another four or five years at […]
Investment Strategy

AGF to host superannuation funds in New York

Canada’s AGF Management, which manages about $45 billion, has opened a Sydney office that will seek to attract Australian superannuation and individual investors into its funds. As part of its efforts to attract money, Toronto-based AGF will host 12 Australian superannuation funds in May in New York. There it will present details of its investment […]
Investment Strategy

Vanguard attracts individual investors

Vanguard is seeking to bolster its funds under management to capitalise on widespread disillusionment with active managers. “Institutional investors have embraced and understood our approach for many years,” says Joseph Brennan, chief investment officer, Vanguard, Asia Pacific. “The adviser and retail community are now more interested in index options” because regulatory pressure is seeking to […]