Investment Strategy

Pierre Jond expects BNP Paribas custody wins

When Frenchman Pierre Jond’s daughters first arrived in Australia in January 2010 he took them to Bondi Junction. There his eldest tugged at her father’s sleeve to attract his attention. “Papa there are men barefoot and shirtless; aren’t the police going to do anything?” Jond laughingly recalls his daughter saying in French. Jond, like his […]
Investment Strategy

HostPlus puts its custody contract in play

HostPlus says it is accepting submissions from custodians who are interested in administrating the $10 billion superannuation fund’s record keeping and corporate actions. “We’ve gone to the market and invited all the major players,” says HostPlus chief investment officer Sam Sicilia. JP Morgan Chase & Co. has been Melbourne-based HostPlus’s custodian since the fund started […]