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Hedge Funds

The Australian infrastructure deficit

As the Funding Australia’s Infrastructure project has identified, one of the big challenges facing the Australian economy is overcoming our infrastructure deficit. As many commuters in our larger cities can attest – whether stuck on freeways or sandwiched in beside fellow passengers on trains or trams – infrastructure bottlenecks are growing.  Productivity is the key […]
Investment Strategy

Merger pressure builds for super funds

Superannuation funds, which collectively manage about $1.4 trillion, will be forced to merge to satisfy capital requirements imposed by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, says merger adviser Nigel Lake. APRA’s new capital requirements, to be enacted in July 2013, will force some of the funds to find capital, says Lake, joint chief executive of Sydney-based […]