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Hedge Funds

Unbalanced

The name: a boutique’s most important differentiator The boutique formed by Steve Giubin and the displaced Credit Suisse Aussie equity team might not have a bean under management, but it’s already scored its first coup. Giubin and his five teammates have been allowed to call themselves Sigma Funds Management, meaning they’ve happened upon what must […]
Hedge Funds

Unbalanced

The name: a boutique’s most important differentiator The boutique formed by Steve Giubin and the displaced Credit Suisse Aussie equity team might not have a bean under management, but it’s already scored its first coup. Giubin and his five teammates have been allowed to call themselves Sigma Funds Management, meaning they’ve happened upon what must […]
Investment Strategy

Escrow could be the wary investor’s friend

Escrow has emerged as a potential risk management tool for super funds doing direct investment deals in infrastructure and private equity in an environment where counterparty risk is front of mind. Escrow can be used by buyers and sellers of assets where price uncertainty or counterparty risk exists, and is typically used to help settle […]
Investment Strategy

Escrow could be the wary investor’s friend

Escrow has emerged as a potential risk management tool for super funds doing direct investment deals in infrastructure and private equity in an environment where counterparty risk is front of mind. Escrow can be used by buyers and sellers of assets where price uncertainty or counterparty risk exists, and is typically used to help settle […]
Hedge Funds

Don Ezra’s three lessons for even better super

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Hedge Funds

Don Ezra’s three lessons for even better super

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Investment Strategy

Frontier fires up debate on ‘cost plus performance’ fees

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Investment Strategy

Frontier fires up debate on ‘cost plus performance’ fees

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