Hedge Funds

Alternative beta like the early days of internet

The rise and development of alternative beta strategies are reminiscent of the early days of the internet, Philippe Jordan, president of Capital Fund Management told delegates at the Absolute Returns Conference. Investment banks, large institutional fund managers, hedge funds and consultants are all competing to offer such strategies which rely on the use of algorithms […]
CIO profiles

At-a-glance profiles of awards’ finalists

There are six weeks until the third annual Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards, with limited tickets left. This year’s finalists were selected based on a quantitative assessment by Rice Warner upon which the selection committee placed relative weights. Here is a mini-profile of every organisation and person that made the shortlist. Richard Brandweiner CFA moved from […]
Hedge Funds

Home based global equity teams on the rise

The number of global equity teams trading from Australia has risen to nine, in part driven by the growing pool of assets in superannuation. The most recent addition are two funds from Antipodes Partners run by Jacob Mitchell, former deputy chief investment officer of Platinum Asset Management and a portfolio manager of the Platinum International […]