investment markets

CIO profiles

First State Super CIO retires

Leaving his post at the $38-billion fund, First State Super chief investment officer Mark Sainsbury has announced his retirement from financial services. No direct replacement has been announced, but former Perpetual group executive of income and multi-sector products, Richard Brandweiner, will be taking up the position of director of investment services next month. Sainsbury reflects […]
Investment Strategy

William Blair’s positive outlook

American fund manager William Blair has named its top-three investment themes for 2013, nominating attractive valuations in China, the US domestic housing market and the stabilisation of the European financial sector as the stories to watch. Executives from the Chicago-based firm, which has a 70-plus-year history in investment markets, were in Australia in February to […]