regional

CIO profiles

New CIO mulls global revolution at Universities Super

Roger Gray has become the first new chief investment officer of the £27 billion Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in 17 years, and will reconsider the fund’s use of regional equity mandates. In the British pension environment, USS is in a privileged position as one of the few defined benefit schemes that is still open, contributions […]
CIO profiles

New CIO mulls global revolution at Universities Super

Roger Gray has become the first new chief investment officer of the £27 billion Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) in 17 years, and will reconsider the fund’s use of regional equity mandates. In the British pension environment, USS is in a privileged position as one of the few defined benefit schemes that is still open, contributions […]
Investment Strategy

Australia’s ‘regional hub’ dream stymied by tax system

Australia’s vast distance from the world’s financial centres and its complicated taxation system are strong barriers to offshore fund managers setting up an office here to pursue their growth strategies in Asia-Pacific markets. Surveying managers attending the Opportunity Australia conferences in London, New York and San Francisco, law firm Henry Davis York (HDY) found that […]
Investment Strategy

Australia’s ‘regional hub’ dream stymied by tax system

Australia’s vast distance from the world’s financial centres and its complicated taxation system are strong barriers to offshore fund managers setting up an office here to pursue their growth strategies in Asia-Pacific markets. Surveying managers attending the Opportunity Australia conferences in London, New York and San Francisco, law firm Henry Davis York (HDY) found that […]
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