Steve Merlicek

CIO profiles

Steve Merlicek: the turnaround manager of IOOF

With 16 years’ experience Steve Merlicek is the longest serving chief investment officer in Australia; and after spending six of those years at IOOF he is seeing a fine run of performance. When Steve Merlicek arrived at IOOF in 2009 the then United Capital Growth fund was bottom or close to bottom of most performance surveys. He was […]
Hedge Funds

The breaking down of equity buckets

Investors at the Conexus Financial Equities Summit discussed the emerging break down of allocation buckets when investing in equities, as a result of favoured fund managers reaching capacity constraints because of the growth of superannuation funds. As funds continue to get larger they might need to consider giving managers more flexibility with mandates, says Brett […]