Peter Meany

Hedge Funds

The case for listed infrastructure

Growing capacity to invest, cheaper valuations than equities and low interest rates were all cited as tail winds for listed infrastructure at an IMCA lunchtime seminar in Sydney on Friday. The key challenge to this rosy picture for the asset class at the seminar was a difference of opinion on how far interest rates would […]
Investment Strategy

CFSGAM rises on Russell appointment

Around US$500 million in fresh mandates have already flowed into CFSGAM from North American investors following the fund manager’s inclusion on Russell Investments’ Global Listed Infrastructure multi-manager platform. It is understood that CFSGAM has replaced Macquarie as an infrastructure manager on the platform. Peter Meany, CFSGAM’s head of global listed infrastructure (pictured left), said the […]
Investment Strategy

Instos hungry for listed infrastructure

Institutional investors had shown strong interest in listed infrastructure over the last 18 months as competition for unlisted infrastructure has hotted up, according to Peter Meany from Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM). Meany is CFSGAM’s head of global listed infrastructure, and told a media briefing this week that his flagship fund had seen […]
Investment Strategy

IFM, Colonial First State take different roads, ports

Industry Funds Management says it is a long-term investor. Very long-term in a business where long-term is considered by many asset managers to be five years. “We have an investment horizon of 50 to 60 years,” says Kyle Mangini, IFM’s global head of infrastructure, who moved to Australia in 1991 after graduating from Wesleyan University […]