First Super: two chairs, one goal

Allan Stewart and Michael O’Connor may be on either side of the employer/union divide but when it comes to issues of superannuation, they are as one. The two are co-chairs of the First Super industry fund, with Stewart the employer representative and O’Connor, who is also national secretary of the Construction, Mining, Forestry and Energy […]
Investment Strategy

Sam Berridge joins Perennial

Perennial Value Management Ltd., the $19 billion-asset manager, has hired Sam Berridge as a resources analyst concentrating on researching small mining companies. Berridge is part of a Perennial Value Small Companies team and started work at the company on April 30, a statement says. He was previously a metals and mining analyst at Royal Bank […]
Investment Strategy

Ausbil Dexia to expand analyst team

Ausbil Dexia, which manages about $11 billion in stocks, wants to hire a third resources analyst as the market value of mining stocks in Australia takes up a bigger proportion of indexes. John Grace, director of equity at Sydney-based Ausbil Dexia, says he wants a new analyst to cover metals, mining, and oil and gas. […]
Hedge Funds

No empty seats at UBS Aussie equities

The vacancies in the Australian equities team at UBS Global Asset Management (UBS GAM) – which arose after former chief Paul Fiani took several colleagues to form a boutique – have been filled after the appointment of three analysts.