Hedge Funds

RBF puts $100m into absolute return bond fund

The Retirements Benefits Fund (RBF) has invested $100 million in the GAM Absolute Return Bond Defensive Fund. The $5 billion Tasmanian public sector fund told Investment Magazine they have been giving a lot of attention to the absolute returns space. Dr Ian Lundy, chief investment officer at RBF, said it’s not an easy space to […]
Hedge Funds

Investors demystify hedge funds

Institutional investors are shrewder purchasers of absolute return managers as their ability to identify risk-premia to match their portfolios improves. This was a common theme to conversations at the 8th annual Conexus Financial Absolute Returns conference in Sydney, at which representatives of the US and European based hedge fund managers Elementum Advisors, 36 South, GAM, […]