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Investment Strategy

Eight Investment Partners’ growing pains

Building boats is somewhat of a tradition in the Steele family. Rick Steele, the chief executive of Eight Investment Partners, and his brother made sailing dinghies growing up on the banks of Tasmania’s Tamar River. Their father constructed a boat out of Celery Top Pine. Now Rick Steele wants to build an asset management firm […]
Investment Strategy

AMP Capital has the luck of the Irish

AMP Capital will seek to raise 1 billion euros to invest in Irish infrastructure and has hired David Rees to co-head asset management at its London-based European direct infrastructure investment team. Rees, who worked at network energy company National Grid, will have joint responsibility for European infrastructure asset management with Rob Verrion. Both men report […]
Unintentional

Third string added to BIAM bow

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
Investment Strategy

Third string added to BIAM bow

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]