Hedge Funds

UniSuper: the ivory power

Chris Cuffe is known for many successes, not the least of which was his contribution to the establishment of Colonial First State. His subsequent philanthropic pursuits include his $55-million Thirdlink investment fund of funds, which donates all management fees to charity, approximately $60,000 a month. In addition, he’s an advocate of Primary Ethics, which delivers […]
Investment Strategy

Blinder: a power of paradox at Princeton

Pension funds or any investor holding a slug of long-term fixed income needs to factor in some capital losses soon, says Princeton academic and former vice president of the Federal Reserve, Alan Blinder. “The timing is difficult to predict, but three or 15 months, it doesn’t matter. It is predictable,” he says. “The unpredictable part […]
Investment Strategy

AMP Capital has the luck of the Irish

AMP Capital will seek to raise 1 billion euros to invest in Irish infrastructure and has hired David Rees to co-head asset management at its London-based European direct infrastructure investment team. Rees, who worked at network energy company National Grid, will have joint responsibility for European infrastructure asset management with Rob Verrion. Both men report […]