Jonathan Armitage

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 […]
Investment Strategy

Active management to the fore

Global share markets are entering a protracted period in which active management will come to the forefront, MLC’s head of equities and acting chief investment officer, Jonathan Armitage, says. MLC recently rejigged the fund manager line-up of its $1.2-billion Australian Share Fund, reducing the number of managers it employs and removing a passively managed component […]