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CIO profiles

Telstra Super loses CIO

The chief investment officer of the $10 billion Telstra Super is understood to have resigned from the fund on Friday to take a senior position at a large Melbourne-based retail funds manager.
Investment Strategy

Credit default swaps to clear up their act

Hedge fund managers who bemoan their image problems should spare a thought for Susan Kobayashi. The director of fixed income portfolios for Mellon Capital Management (Mellon CM) was in Australia last month promoting a fund associated with not one, but three phrases made notorious by the meltdown – ‘quantitative’, ‘market neutral’ and, most challenging of […]
Investment Strategy

Credit default swaps to clear up their act

Hedge fund managers who bemoan their image problems should spare a thought for Susan Kobayashi. The director of fixed income portfolios for Mellon Capital Management (Mellon CM) was in Australia last month promoting a fund associated with not one, but three phrases made notorious by the meltdown – ‘quantitative’, ‘market neutral’ and, most challenging of […]
Investment Strategy

CFS GAM shelves Property & Alternatives group

Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM) has pulled the plug on its Property & Alternatives Investments (PAI) group, letting go its head and creating discrete business units for property and infrastructure, in the process formalising its exit from private equity and other alternatives.
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