Jonathan Armitage

CIO profiles

Super CIOs in joint call for a more equitable society

Greater co-operation of superannuation funds is needed to check growing wealth inequality, leading chief investment officers told delegates. The call arose in a discussion of Thomas Piketty’s best-selling finance book Capital in the 21st Century and its warning that the rate of capital accumulation is growing faster in western societies than the economy. This, Piketty […]
Investment Strategy

Jana clients gain access to greater range of research

Jana will research a greater range of investment strategies for its clients following its merger with MLC Investment Management. Ian Patrick, whose job title changes from chief executive to co-head of Jana, said the increased capability would meet the needs of clients who were seeking increasingly idiosyncratic approaches to traditional asset classes. He listed long-short […]
Investment Strategy

Boutique businesses bubble on

The creation of new investment-management boutiques continues around the world, despite a relatively tough time for active fund managers during the past 12 to 18 months. The head of equities and acting chief investment officer for MLC, Jonathan Armitage, says the company’s fund-of-funds approach to creating products for the Australian market means it regularly receives […]