Viewing entries tagged with 'manager'

Willis Towers Watson creeps towards funds management model

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Willis Towers Watson is morphing into a fund manager, just as its main global competitors have done. And it is going to try to do it as a seamless offering in a spectrum of services for big super fund clients. Good luck with that. More>  

AMP Capital wins new money from Cigna Life

1 May 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Cigna Life Insurance NZ has handed AMP Capital a local fixed income mandate of more than $100 million. More>  

International fund company layoffs

19 April 2017

Morningstar: Layoffs have recently surged among active managers, as investors continue to shift assets to passive funds. In 2016, a record $340 billion poured out of active funds, while passive funds gained $505 billion. More>  

Obituary - Greg Jones

19 April 2017

Goodreturns: The man who has been described as "New Zealand's Mr Absolute Returns" man, Greg Jones, has died after a long illness. More>  

Matt Whineray: Active versus passive investment

17 April 2017 One of the topics brought up in recent debates about the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is the difference between active and passive investment. More>  

The Bill for HIdden Private Equity Fees: $4bn

17 April 2017

Institutional Investor: As public pension plans in the U.S. increasingly invest in private equity and other alternatives, funds may be paying more than $4 billion annually in unreported fees, according to Pew Charitable Trusts. More>  

Are investors better off when investing with “superstar” fund managers?

13 April 2017

Otago University: You may think that when a fund manager wins a performance award, the investment fund they manage would fare even better, but University of Otago Business School accountancy and finance researcher Dr Eric Tan has found this isn’t necessarily the case. More>  

FMA Consultation released: Improving financial information in an equity PDS

12 April 2017

The FMA intends to issue guidance for equity issuers on how to disclose financial information in product disclosure statements (PDS) in a clear, concise and effective manner. It says the guidance will be used as a key reference point for its work and updated as necessary. More>  

JMIS goes clear with new PIE recipe, back-office deal with Devon

10 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The Auckland-based JMIS has rebranded its $275 million portfolio investment entity (PIE) funds arm while doubling the product range with the launch of three new funds last week. More>  

ANZ keen to keep KiwiSaver business

10 April 2017 When the ANZ Banking Group gets around to "considering" the future of its New Zealand wealth unit, one thing it won't be doing is selling its KiwiSaver business, CEO Shayne Elliott says. More>