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Investment Strategy

Zeptonics to revolutionise securities trading

In the Sydney offices of Zeptonics near Circular Quay, books by the Dalai Lama sit alongside those by Isaac Asimov. Like the famed science-fiction writer, Zeptonics’s staff is dreaming of new technology that will revolutionise trading on Wall Street, hoping it is seamlessly adopted by asset managers, brokers and high-frequency traders. Today Zeptonics unveils its […]
Investment Strategy

Rob Adams to head Henderson in Australia

Rob Adams, who for eight years was the Challenger Funds Management chief executive, has been hired by the London-based $103-billion asset manager Henderson Global Investors to head its business in Australia. “It has been part of our strategy to grow our global presence by building out into this key market,” says Henderson CEO Andrew Formica, […]
Investment Strategy

Rob Adams to head Henderson in Australia

Rob Adams, who for eight years was the Challenger Funds Management chief executive, has been hired by the London-based $103-billion asset manager Henderson Global Investors to head its business in Australia. “It has been part of our strategy to grow our global presence by building out into this key market,” says Henderson CEO Andrew Formica, […]
Investment Strategy

BlackRock hires Justin Arter as Australian chief

BlackRock Australia has hired Justin Arter as its country head. Arter replaces Damien Frawley, who joins Brisbane-based Queensland Investment Corporation on July 1. Arter announced on May 18 his departure after two and-a-half years as chief executive of Victorian Funds Management Corporation. He did not specify what company he was going to work.for. Arter also […]
Investment Strategy

BlackRock hires Justin Arter as Australian chief

BlackRock Australia has hired Justin Arter as its country head. Arter replaces Damien Frawley, who joins Brisbane-based Queensland Investment Corporation on July 1. Arter announced on May 18 his departure after two and-a-half years as chief executive of Victorian Funds Management Corporation. He did not specify what company he was going to work.for. Arter also […]
Investment Strategy

SimCorp expects financial software investments

Torben Munch, chief operating officer of Danish investment-management software company SimCorp, likes to tell a story about his firm’s relationship with Lehman Brothers. The Wall Street firm was a SimCorp client when it collapsed in September 2008. Munch found Lehman’s collapse had created confusion and concern as asset managers and brokers scrambled to find out […]
Investment Strategy

Nathan Fabian’s climate investing push

Just a sliver of the $1.8 trillion in assets under management in Australia are invested along thematic environmental, social and governance lines. These few billion dollars are invested whereby an environmental or social factor will generally trump traditional measures such as short-term returns. “To fully incorporate enviornmental, social and governance questions requires cultural changes in […]
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