Emerging-market debt is one of the 2013’s key themes, but one of the most promising components of the asset class – local-currency corporate debt – has yet to appear on the radar screens of many investors. That is the view from global fund manager PineBridge Investments, two managers who were in Australia in February for […]
There is more to the China investment story than buying mining stocks such as BHP and Rio as proxies, according to AMP Capital fund manager Patrick Ho. Hong Kong-based Ho is in Australia this week to meet with investors to promote his fund, the $330-million AMP Capital China Growth Fund, which is listed on the […]
Industry Funds Management has won a US$500 million mandate from the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the second-largest pension fund in the U.S. IFM says US$300 million will be invested immediately and US$200 million will be invested in the next 18 months in regulated utilities, transport and other “cash-yielding, inflation-hedged infrastructure investments” in Australia, Europe […]
The global head of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, whose decision to freeze three of the firm’s investment funds in August 2007 is considered a defining moment in the global credit crunch, has died at the age of 44.
Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) has formed a new fund to buy up stakes of $50 million or more in the debt of big infrastructure players as other investors, such as hedge funds and investment banks, sell their credit exposures to the sector.