Maria Wilton

Hedge Funds

War of words on fees

When Fiona Trafford-Walker, director of consulting at Frontier Advisors, told the AIST ASI conference in September that after years of talking about the possibility of lower fund management fees, funds were starting to make major breakthroughs, there was little fund manager feedback on the speech. Here Franklin Templeton, Schroders, and Vanguard all give their feedback. […]
Investment Strategy

Franklin Templeton hires a head of marketing

Franklin Templeton Investments Australia Ltd. has hired Joe Marassa as head of marketing. Marassa joined the company last month and is working from Templeton’s Sydney office. He previously worked at Colonial First State and ING Investment Management where he was head of marketing. “This appointment is another important step in our broader plans to expand […]
Investment Strategy

Franklin Templeton hires Stuart Devlin

Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has hired Stuart Devlin as a Melbourne-based retail account executive as it seeks to garner more money from individual investors. “Franklin Templeton is building out its retail team after acquiring Balanced Equity Management,” says Maria Wilton, managing director of Franklin Templeton in Australia. Andrew Sisson, the founder of Balanced Equity Management, […]