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Top alternatives managers ranked by AUM

Twenty Australian fund managers feature in Towers Watson’s listing of the top 100 alternative investment managers. In a list dominated by real estate and hedge fund managers, Towers Watson places Macquarie Group as the largest alternatives and the largest infrastructure manager in the world with US$96 billion under management (all figures are US dollar), followed […]
Opinion

Infrastructure: the perfect asset?

Infrastructure and superannuation go together well. So well, that a simple online search of the terms turns up the phrases “If structured correctly, infrastructure is the perfect asset”; “stable, long-term cash flows… likely to provide attractive opportunities”; “a particularly attractive investment because of its potential to offer stable, long-term growth”. It is believed it will […]
Investment Strategy

IFM lands a stake in Manchester Airport Group

Airports are firmly on the agenda for institutional investors, with Industry Funds Management moving into UK assets and a battle brewing in Australia over Melbourne and Perth Airports. IFM this week announced it would take a 35.5-per-cent stake in Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which has just succeeded in acquiring London Stansted Airport for £1.5 billion. […]
Investment Strategy

IFM lands a stake in Manchester Airport Group

Airports are firmly on the agenda for institutional investors, with Industry Funds Management moving into UK assets and a battle brewing in Australia over Melbourne and Perth Airports. IFM this week announced it would take a 35.5-per-cent stake in Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which has just succeeded in acquiring London Stansted Airport for £1.5 billion. […]
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