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Hedge Funds

Residential housing: the $4 trillion super funds haven’t touched

Last month, the Federal Minister for Housing, Tanya Plibersek, stood up in the Sydney boardroom of JPMorgan and attempted to do something which has been tried, unsuccessfully, many times before. She was appealing to institutional investors to consider residential property. Specifically, Plibersek was asking them to get behind the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS), which […]
Hedge Funds

Residential housing: the $4 trillion super funds haven’t touched

Last month, the Federal Minister for Housing, Tanya Plibersek, stood up in the Sydney boardroom of JPMorgan and attempted to do something which has been tried, unsuccessfully, many times before. She was appealing to institutional investors to consider residential property. Specifically, Plibersek was asking them to get behind the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS), which […]
Investment Strategy

Fiduciaries and investors ‘divided’ over inflation

There is a fundamental disconnect emerging between fiduciaries, and their underlying “real” investors, on whether deflation or inflation is the prevailing investment theme, according to The Canonbury Group’s Pippa Malmgrem. The political and policy consultant to global investors was speaking directly after attending the annual central bankers’ summer retreat at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where for […]
Investment Strategy

Fiduciaries and investors ‘divided’ over inflation

There is a fundamental disconnect emerging between fiduciaries, and their underlying “real” investors, on whether deflation or inflation is the prevailing investment theme, according to The Canonbury Group’s Pippa Malmgrem. The political and policy consultant to global investors was speaking directly after attending the annual central bankers’ summer retreat at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where for […]
Administration

Alpha under threat if organisational risk ignored

Risk assessment is a big part of any investment process and the risk/return tradeoff is one of the most talked about ratios in the investment industry. But while investment risk is well documented, organisational risk has been largely ignored in the pension industry as funds have grown in size and developed in bureaucratic complexity. According […]
Administration

Alpha under threat if organisational risk ignored

Risk assessment is a big part of any investment process and the risk/return tradeoff is one of the most talked about ratios in the investment industry. But while investment risk is well documented, organisational risk has been largely ignored in the pension industry as funds have grown in size and developed in bureaucratic complexity. According […]