Perpetual Private

Hedge Funds

Can investors rely on the persistence of smart beta factors?

Twenty years of data on behavioural trading anomalies is enough evidence to show that factor or smart beta strategies have a high probability of working, Northern Trust’s head of global equities told delegates at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium. Matt Peron, who looks after active, passive and smart beta portfolios for Northern Trust, was answering what […]
Investment Strategy

Perpetual transformation

Listed wealth-management firm Perpetual has started a global executive search to fill the newly created position of group executive, investments, to oversee the firm’s Australian-domiciled investment-management teams. The position has been created as part of the Transformation 2015 program, which is designed to cut $50 million from the company’s cost base by the start of […]