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Q&A with Fabio Ferro

This week we had the pleasure of speaking with the exceptional Fabio Ferro, Director of Scala Private Wealth. Specialising in investment advice for high-net-worth families, Fabio is an avid writer and outspoken market commentator. Here’s what he had to say:

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Can you be converted?

There is a US$550 billion ($764 billion) market that is rarely considered by Australian investors. Convertible bonds (CBs) are barely used locally, while in the US and Europe these are a key component of a growing company’s capital and pension

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Winning in a “K-Shaped” Recovery

The S&P 500 Index reached a historic high on February 19th of this year, only to break that record less than six months later. On its face this sounds reasonable, however when considering the unprecedented nature of the events that

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Two out of three on ESG

Melbourne: ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is one of the fastest growing trends ininvesting globally. It has become part of the funds management zeitgeist, aided, in part, by research pointing to betterperformance by fund managers that favour companies with good

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A Q&A with Luke Laretive

We are pleased to speak with Luke Laretive of Seneca Financial Solutions this week. Luke Laretive must be one of the most prolific sharemarket writers in the market, filling LinkedIn with insightful weekly insights. Laretive offers a unique view of

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HESTA continues its evolution

The $52 billion health sector focused industry fund HESTA announced the appointment of Alan Sheen as head of portfolio management this week. Sheen comes direct from the private sector, leaving the absolute-return firm he founded, Dalton Street Capital, to add

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Property never sleeps

Although the economic shutdown in Melbourne has put a dampener on property transactions, the world continues outside Victoria, with several major transactions as we pass through September. Specialist property fund manager Castlerock has added another key regional property to its

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Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) departures – a win for ESG?

Rio Tinto Ltd (ASX:RIO) today announced that CEO Jean-Sebastian Jacques; head of iron ore, Chris Salisbury; and head of corporate affairs, Simone Niven, will be stepping down from their roles following the Juukan Gorge incident. While someone losing their job

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Super tax changes will cost retirees

The possibility for government to increase superannuation taxes in response to the ballooningbudget deficit caused by COVID-19 could severely hurt member balances at retirement, according to a research note by the global implementation specialist manager Parametric. Raewyn Williams, head of

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Q&A with Fabio Ferro

This week we had the pleasure of speaking with the exceptional Fabio Ferro, Director of Scala Private Wealth.

More »

Can you be converted?

There is a US$550 billion ($764 billion) market that is rarely considered by Australian investors. Convertible bonds (CBs)

More »

Two out of three on ESG

Melbourne: ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is one of the fastest growing trends ininvesting globally. It has become

More »

Property never sleeps

Although the economic shutdown in Melbourne has put a dampener on property transactions, the world continues outside Victoria,

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