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Investment Strategy

“Outcome-oriented” investment solutions

An environment of low prospective investment returns and relatively high volatility demands more refined, “outcome-oriented” investment solutions, according to the global chief investment officer of Russell Investments, Pete Gunning. Institutional investors and financial planning firms, Gunning says, need to have at their disposal a far wider range of investment options – “componentry”, in Russell’s terms […]
Investment Strategy

Australia is the 5th biggest pension fund market

Australia has had the highest-rate of growth in pension fund assets among so-called developed countries, says Towers Watson. In the last 10 years superannuation assets have increased 17 per cent per annum in Australia, says the consultants. The country is the world’s fifth-biggest pension fund market with US$1.3 trillion in assets. The size of Australia’s […]
Hedge Funds

Unbalanced

The name: a boutique’s most important differentiator The boutique formed by Steve Giubin and the displaced Credit Suisse Aussie equity team might not have a bean under management, but it’s already scored its first coup. Giubin and his five teammates have been allowed to call themselves Sigma Funds Management, meaning they’ve happened upon what must […]
Hedge Funds

Unbalanced

The name: a boutique’s most important differentiator The boutique formed by Steve Giubin and the displaced Credit Suisse Aussie equity team might not have a bean under management, but it’s already scored its first coup. Giubin and his five teammates have been allowed to call themselves Sigma Funds Management, meaning they’ve happened upon what must […]
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