projects

Hedge Funds

Ridout: not enough infrastructure projects

It’s a shortage of projects, not capital, that’s impairing Australian infrastructure, according to AustralianSuper chair Heather Ridout. Speaking at the Australian Centre for Financial Studies’ Funding Australia’s Future Forum, she said industry superannuation funds are best placed to invest in Australia’s infrastructure. “Industry funds are ideal vehicles because we have a relatively more passive investor […]
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 […]
Hedge Funds

Infrastructure needs super

A cap on both fund manager fees and investor returns is the key to overcoming state government caution on infrastructure deals, according to Garry Weaven of Industry Funds Management (IFM). Speaking to investors at an Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees event in Sydney, Weaven outlined a proposal in which a fund manager, such as IFM, […]
Investment Strategy

AXA leans on local knowledge in Chinese property hunt

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers (AXA REIM) entered the Chinese real estate market last month, signing a memorandum of understanding with Ping An Trust, a subsidiary of giant domestic insurer Ping An, to co-invest in residential projects within large cities. The deal marked the manager’s first strategic partnership in the region. It was in the […]
Investment Strategy

AXA leans on local knowledge in Chinese property hunt

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers (AXA REIM) entered the Chinese real estate market last month, signing a memorandum of understanding with Ping An Trust, a subsidiary of giant domestic insurer Ping An, to co-invest in residential projects within large cities. The deal marked the manager’s first strategic partnership in the region. It was in the […]
Investment Strategy

New super calculators put spotlight on fees

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Rice Warner has developed a range of new calculators for Vanguard Investments […]
Investment Strategy

New super calculators put spotlight on fees

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Rice Warner has developed a range of new calculators for Vanguard Investments […]
<1of7>