Russell Investments

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Have financial institutions become less vulnerable to shocks?

The biggest risk to investors is not another financial system crisis but a global shock that has been underestimated. Graham Harman, investment strategist, Asia-Pacific at Russell Investments told an audience at the Paul Woolley Centre for the study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality in Sydney, that investors should be more concerned of a risk hitherto underestimated, […]
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Russell Investments sold to private equity firm

Russell Investments has been sold to TA Associates, a private equity firm that specialises in building up fund management companies. The London Stock Exchange Group has sold the global fund management and consulting operations of Russell Investments to TA Associates for US $1.15 billion, with Reverence Capital Partners taking a minority shareholding. Russell Investments will […]
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Domestic equity manager constraints to worsen

Investors are going to find it harder and harder to place large sums of money with recommended Australian equity and small cap managers, according to Frontier Advisors. Many of the firm’s favoured managers are closed to new clients due to capacity constraints with their strategies, with some also closed to new cash-flows from existing clients. […]
Investment Strategy

Jana cautious but Mercer positive on investment growth

All five of the major consultancy firms have a gloomy outlook on investment growth, but while several see hope in dynamic asset allocation, Jana Investment Advisers has urged investors to readjust their expectations. Representatives from each firm were quizzed by Sean Henaghan, investment director of AMP Capital at the Investment Management Consultants Association’s annual conference […]