CPD: Opportunities in the ever changing Australian credit market

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The Australian credit market is forever evolving. The structure and breadth of the market today doesn’t look anything like the Australian credit market from twenty years ago, and certainly bears no resemblance to the credit market twenty years prior to that time. A market in such a state of constant flux can produce significant investment

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CPD: Cash and the departure of meaningful returns

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Prior to 2008, a consistent factor in the personal investing landscape was the availability of low risk, meaningful returns generated from either cash deposits or government bonds. Apart from being a reliable source of income, such investments could be relied upon to provide a level of capital protection against declines in the riskier equities markets.

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CPD: Credit risk versus interest rate risk

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The concept of diversification has long underpinned modern portfolio theory and the widely adopted 60/40 approach to portfolio construction. At its most basic, this approach allocates 60 percent to growth investments and 40 percent to defensive assets; the latter is largely comprised of fixed income exposure. The allocation to growth and defensive assets is nuanced

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Alexander Funds Management appoints Head of Distribution

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Alexander Funds Management (Alexander Funds), an award winning boutique credit funds management company, has announced the appointment of Chris Inifer to the role of Head of Distribution. In this newly created role, Chris will focus on building a distribution network for the Alexander Funds products across institutions, industry stakeholders and financial advisers. Commenting on the

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