raphael arndt

CIO profiles

Room at the top: the Future Fund

With its 10th birthday approaching, the Future Fund is entering its next incarnation complete with a new investment team structure. Investment Magazine spoke to Raphael Arndt, Stephen Gilmore and David Neal.  When David Neal, the inaugural chief investment officer of the Future Fund, became its managing director on August 4 last year, his previous role was split […]
Hedge Funds

Future Fund poaches global talent for equities team

The $117 billion Future Fund has hired AP4’s head of equities as part of its bid to hire the very best global talent to its investment team. Björn Kvarnskog will take over as the Future Fund’s head of equities early in 2016, from Sarah Carne, who has held the position on an interim basis. He […]
Hedge Funds

Future Fund reallocates assets to reduce risk

The Future Fund has shifted its allocation away from developed markets equities and debt securities as it uses dynamic management to reduce risk levels at the margins. The volatile environment in global markets has led, in the past year, to a portfolio reduction of 360 basis points of equities in developed markets, a 130 basis […]
Hedge Funds

Future Fund co-invests to eke out extra return

The Future Fund is accelerating its program of co-investments as a means of improving its margin of return. Its investment team broadly agrees with the recent International Monetary Fund assessment of the world now entering a five year period of low growth. So while the fund achieved returns of 14 per cent in the year […]
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