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Chair of NSW State Super a salesman no more

BNY Mellon Asset Management has clarified that Don Russell is no longer in a sales role with the firm, following his appointment as chair of the $38 billion NSW State Super defined benefit fund. Russell joined BNY Mellon Asset Management last year in an institutional sales role, but has since become ‘global investment strategist’. The […]
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UBS GAM ‘too valuable to be sold’

UBS Global Asset Management (UBS GAM) is likely to emerge intact even as its parent company is battling serious shareholder activism challenges to its integrated business model, analysts and other industry experts said. “The asset management business … has critical mass, with the prestige factor … it’s a mammoth player, and I don’t believe that […]
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UBS GAM ‘too valuable to be sold’

UBS Global Asset Management (UBS GAM) is likely to emerge intact even as its parent company is battling serious shareholder activism challenges to its integrated business model, analysts and other industry experts said. “The asset management business … has critical mass, with the prestige factor … it’s a mammoth player, and I don’t believe that […]
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Green is gold: conservative cash managers find the limelight

Cash has come back, shoring up portfolios with liquidity that can be siphoned towards emerging investment opportunities or used to beat bonds by sitting safely in bank bills. SIMON MUMME looks at how some cash managers have either profited or been upended by widespread credit problems. The global liquidity freeze has rattled even the traditionally […]
Hedge Funds

Green is gold: conservative cash managers find the limelight

Cash has come back, shoring up portfolios with liquidity that can be siphoned towards emerging investment opportunities or used to beat bonds by sitting safely in bank bills. SIMON MUMME looks at how some cash managers have either profited or been upended by widespread credit problems. The global liquidity freeze has rattled even the traditionally […]
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