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QSuper wins major SuperRatings award

QSuper took out the SuperRatings Fund of the Year award for 2021 while also taking out two other important awards, for Pension of the Year and Smooth Ride Award, for consistency of performance, at an event broadcast live from Sydney’s

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Investment disconnect over ESG – Russell research

Almost all fund managers have adopted some form of environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis to enhance research but its influence on real investment calls remains unclear, according to a new Russell Investments global survey. The Russell 2020 ESG study,

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Liquidity blues despite cash splash – Amundi

Central bank largesse lubricated the relatively squeak-free ride of the global asset management industry through the COVID-19 crisis to date, but liquidity risks remain high, according to a new Amundi Asset Management report. In a ‘blue paper’ published last week,

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Calastone throws ownership to private equity giant

Global fund back-office connector, Calastone, has sold a majority stake to US private equity player, The Carlyle Group. In a release last week, the UK-headquartered Calastone said the deal would see Carlyle acquire most current shares including those held by

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