objectives

Investment Strategy

Gulf in best practice growing on alternatives

Some funds are “throwing money out of the window” on alternative assets, by not working out clear objectives for their allocations, according to a senior strategist at QIC. Speaking at the Conexus Fiduciary Investors’ Symposium on the Mornington Peninsula, Tony McKenzie, chief strategist for global multi-asset, told of a widening gulf between funds with highly […]
Hedge Funds

Why super raters struggle with the long term

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Hedge Funds

Why super raters struggle with the long term

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Opinion

Selecting the right asset consultant: the Tom Babic way

Financial services consultant TOM BABIC recently spent four months conducting the first-ever asset consulting review for Telstra Super. The review ended Russell Investments’ 15-year consulting relationship with the fund (it remains actuary) and continued JANA Investment Advisers’ winning run. Here, Babic outlines the process that trustees should ideally go through in considering their fund’s asset […]
Opinion

Selecting the right asset consultant: the Tom Babic way

Financial services consultant TOM BABIC recently spent four months conducting the first-ever asset consulting review for Telstra Super. The review ended Russell Investments’ 15-year consulting relationship with the fund (it remains actuary) and continued JANA Investment Advisers’ winning run. Here, Babic outlines the process that trustees should ideally go through in considering their fund’s asset […]
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