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Opinion

More than tax breaks needed for big mergers

One of Ian Silk’s favourite quotes about the 2006 merger between STA and ARF is that “the planets were in alignment”. Perhaps a minor astrological miracle is what it takes for a super fund merger to get up these days, because nothing remotely comparable to the $20 billion get-together that created AustralianSuper has happened since.
Opinion

More than tax breaks needed for big mergers

One of Ian Silk’s favourite quotes about the 2006 merger between STA and ARF is that “the planets were in alignment”. Perhaps a minor astrological miracle is what it takes for a super fund merger to get up these days, because nothing remotely comparable to the $20 billion get-together that created AustralianSuper has happened since.
Hedge Funds

Even investment legends let sweet deals slip away

Readers of Mark Mobius’s book Passport to Profits will know of the 84 ‘Mobius Rules’ to emerging markets investing, which the investment guru has crafted over 21 years running the asset class for Templeton Asset Management. After attending a luncheon with the globetrotter who has built a career from buying up cheap stocks, Unbalanced thinks […]
Hedge Funds

Even investment legends let sweet deals slip away

Readers of Mark Mobius’s book Passport to Profits will know of the 84 ‘Mobius Rules’ to emerging markets investing, which the investment guru has crafted over 21 years running the asset class for Templeton Asset Management. After attending a luncheon with the globetrotter who has built a career from buying up cheap stocks, Unbalanced thinks […]
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