The country’s largest industry super fund has named former Macquarie banker Jim Craig the new independent chair of its investment committee.
Sally RoseApril 21, 2017
Two of the most experienced analysts in the Australian equities market have warned of some of the most challenging conditions for 20 years. Martin Conlon, head of Australian equities at Schroders, who was speaking at the Frontier Advisors’ annual conference in Melbourne, sees a confluence of negative factors. These include the increasing dominance of financial […]
David RowleyJune 30, 2014
Investment in small caps has paid off for Industry Funds Management (IFM), reporting outperformance of about 14 per cent in its first year. Chief executive of IFM, Brett Himbury, said its team of four, poached from Macquarie more than 12 months ago, has addressed a gap in small-caps management. “We actually spoke to our clients, […]
Amal AwadJuly 1, 2013
A greater focus on risk and responsibility has Cbus’ investment team engaging more deeply in the asset allocation process as part of a wider risk strategy. “In the past, it used to be a reasonable excuse to say we have no control over the underlying investments, it’s our fund managers that do [the allocation]. I […]
Amal AwadMay 27, 2013