Social Ventures Australia

Hedge Funds

HESTA to explore funding needs of health employers

HESTA is seeking to invest in the funding needs of the health and community services sector, where most of its members are employed. The freedom to investigate such possibilities arises after the restructuring and expanding of the investment team to allow chief investment officer, Rob Fowler, to take on a more strategic role. Debby Blakey, […]
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Why super funds should invest in social housing

The China Investment Corporation (CIC) has taken advantage of the low Australian dollar to purchase nine office towers in Melbourne and Sydney for $2.45 billion, making it reportedly the biggest direct real estate transaction in Australia’s history. A second announcement that has received less media scrutiny is the NSW government advertising campaign on how Sydney’s infrastructure […]
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Ethical bond for NGS Super

NGS Super has invested $500,000 in a social benefit bond run by Social Ventures Australia and is planning to launch a broader, more diversified ethical option for its members by early 2014. NGS chief executive Anthony Rodwell-Ball said the new bond ticked all the boxes from an investment perspective, and he believes there’s a reasonable […]