Premium awarded a ‘recommended’ rating by Zenith

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Premium Investors Limited (PRV) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a ‘recommended’ rating by Zenith Investment Partners. PRV Chairman Mr Tom Collins, said; “The Board of Premium is very pleased to have achieved this rating from Zenith.  ‘Recommended’ products are deemed strong investments within their respective asset class and this rating represent Zenith’s […]

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S&P moves rating on Invesco Wholesale Asian Consumer Demand Fund

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services has assigned a three-star rating to the Invesco Wholesale Asian Consumer Demand Fund. S&P placed the fund ‘On Hold’ on September 1, 2011 following notification by the manager that it would move to an Asian consumer demand themed strategy from a broad-based Asian equities strategy. By focusing on internally generated consumer […]

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Rating on AMP Capital Sustainable Share Fund unaffected by change

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services today announced the two-star rating on the AMP Capital Sustainable Share Fund is unaffected following AMP Capital Investors’ decision to merge its sustainable and capital equity teams into a new Australian fundamental team headed by Ella Brown.  Ms Brown joined AMP Capital Investors in August, and has over 21 years […]

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S&P assigns Four-Star ‘NEW’ Rating to Threadneedle Global Equity Fund

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services today released its four-star ‘NEW’ rating on the Threadneedle Global Equity Fund, managed by Threadneedle Asset Management.  Threadneedle is a dedicated global equities capability which has taken shape over a number of years, headed by the experienced Jeremy Podger. The team has access to Threadneedle’s greater research capabilities including regional […]

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Aviva Investors: winner S&P 2011 Australian Equities Small Cap award

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Aviva Investors has been awarded the Australian Equities – Small Cap sector award at the 2011 Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Fund Awards. These awards acknowledge leading fund managers in an overall category and in a variety of sector categories. The S&P Fund Awards are now in their eighth year in Australia and recognise excellence within […]

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Australian Unity Property Income Fund’s rating affirmed as Three-Star

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services today affirmed the three-star rating held by Australian Unity Property Income fund.  The fund is managed by Australian Unity Property Ltd. and is a core diversified property fund investing in direct property assets, unlisted property funds, and listed property securities. Investors in the fund need to be comfortable with the […]

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PIMCO wins S&P Australian and global fixed interest awards

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Leading bond fund manager PIMCO has won the Australian Fixed Interest and International Fixed Interest sector categories of the Standard & Poor’s Australian Fund Awards. PIMCO was also named as one of three winners of a new Sustained Excellence Award, which recognises continued excellence and is aimed at fund managers which consistently win a sector […]

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Schroder takes out top S&P award

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services, in association with Professional Planner magazine, today named Schroder Investment Management Australia Ltd. as its 2011 Fund Manager of the Year. Macquarie Professional Series picked up our award for Product Distributor of the Year and CBRE Clarion Securities, PIMCO Australia Pty Ltd. (Equity Trustees Ltd.) and Schroder Investment Management Australia […]

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S&P announces ratings on first release of Multi-Sector Funds for 2011 review

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services today announced ratings for the first release of funds assessed as part of the 2011 multi-sector review.  As a result of this release, 24 investment strategies have had their rating affirmed, 15 have been upgraded, while five have been downgraded. Eight strategies remain ‘On Hold’ and six are newly rated.  […]

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S&P withdraws ratings on two ING Funds

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services has withdrawn ratings on ING Alpha Plus Australian Share Fund and ING Extended Alpha Australian Share Fund following notification of the termination of the funds effective 6 October 2011 by the responsible entity.  Both funds were placed ‘On Hold’ when UBS Global Asset Management proposed the acquisition of ING Investment […]

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