Investment Strategy

Perpetual hires Sandi Orleow, Jeremy Rolleston

Perpetual Investments has hired Sandi Orleow and Jeremy Rolleston to raise money for a new fund that will invest in multiple asset classes. Orleow, who left Towers Watson as head of private markets in 2009, will sell the fund by trying to tailor it to a superannuation fund’s investment objectives, says Richard Brandweiner, group executive […]
Investment Strategy

July 2011

In this Month’s Investment Magazine ESG unmasked: who voted in Australia’s first climate-change resolution, and why Straight out of Baltimore Global small-caps deserve to be a big deal Custodians eye bigger mandates
Hedge Funds

Merlicek's IOOF move ups his FUM 50%

Steve Merlicek Steve Merlicek will control up to $15 billion in multi-manager portfolios when he arrives at IOOF Holdings, after resigning from his long-held position as chief investment officer with the $10 billion Telstra Super.

The end of asset allocation – Alternative investment ideas to salvage your portfolio

There’s nothing like a crisis to make an industry question its fundamental beliefs, and poor old Harry Markowitz has certainly been in the firing line since everybody’s asset-allocated, ‘diversified’ portfolios all crashed together in 2008/9. Does his modern portfolio theory still stack up? What role will alternative assets play in any, ahem, alternative to it? […]