infrastructure investment

Hedge Funds

Future Fund co-invests to eke out extra return

The Future Fund is accelerating its program of co-investments as a means of improving its margin of return. Its investment team broadly agrees with the recent International Monetary Fund assessment of the world now entering a five year period of low growth. So while the fund achieved returns of 14 per cent in the year […]
Hedge Funds

Infrastructure needs super

A cap on both fund manager fees and investor returns is the key to overcoming state government caution on infrastructure deals, according to Garry Weaven of Industry Funds Management (IFM). Speaking to investors at an Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees event in Sydney, Weaven outlined a proposal in which a fund manager, such as IFM, […]