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OPERA for everyone

The Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation (OPERA) is a collaborative effort involving hedge fund managers, investors, prime brokers and administrators. A working group has released a template that aims to streamline reporting and provide standardised information in order to create efficiencies for both investors and managers.   Transparency and reporting demand Telstra Super’s head of […]
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OPERA for everyone

The Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation (OPERA) is a collaborative effort involving hedge fund managers, investors, prime brokers and administrators. A working group has released a template that aims to streamline reporting and provide standardised information in order to create efficiencies for both investors and managers.   Transparency and reporting demand Telstra Super’s head of […]
Investment Strategy

Pimco’s John Wilson treads his own path

John Wilson says he never studied economics and financial markets at university. And that, he says, has enabled him and his colleagues build bond-investor Pacific Investment Management’s assets in Australia to $32 billion in 15 years. “I understand what we sell to people is belief,” says Wilson, who looks more like an art-gallery owner with […]
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Steve Harker next Future Fund chairman

Steve Harker, who has been head of Morgan Stanley in Australia for 14 years, is to be appointed chairman of the $73 billion Future Fund, says a person familiar with the matter. The 56 year-old Harker has been head of the Wall Street firm’s Australian business since 1998. He joined New York-based Morgan Stanley from […]