ActiveX Ardea ETF continues platform success

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The ActiveX Ardea Real Outcome Bond Fund (Managed Fund), an actively managed fixed-income ETF from Ardea Investment Management, has been added to award-winning investment and superannuation platform, HUB24. The ETF is the first release in Fidante’s ActiveX series and is available under the ASX ticker code, XARO. It is the first actively managed fixed-income ETF […]

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Ardea appoints Chief Executive Officer to manage continuing strong growth

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The Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management, Ben Alexander has announced that firm co-founder Stephen Clout has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the Ardea board. Mr. Alexander said the elevation of Mr. Clout, who has headed portfolio implementation and client relationships at Ardea, would enable him and the […]

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Ardea appoints Chief Operating Officer after strong growth

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Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Kellett in the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. This role was created to cater for Ardea’s recent strong growth. Ardea now manages approximately $10.5bn* in funds under management for clients within the superannuation, insurance and government sectors. It […]

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Ardea’s Real Outcome Fund receives ‘Recommended’ rating from Lonsec

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Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management has received a first time ‘Recommended’ rating for its Real Outcome Fund from Lonsec, based on the deep experience of the investment team, its differentiated ‘relative value’ investment approach (which is not reliant on introducing credit or duration risk like many fixed income peers) and strong historic performance. Ardea’s […]

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Ardea strengthens successful team with key appointments

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Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management has announced two key appointments after a period of strong growth. Ardea has appointed globally experienced relative value expert Jean Dumas as Portfolio Manager within the Investment Strategy Team and broadened its risk management and trading capabilities with the appointment of Darren Wadhera in the Portfolio Implementation Team. Jean […]

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Why you should rethink your bond strategy – beware the inflation overshoot

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As the tailwind of synchronised central bank support for asset prices subsides, conventional fixed income strategies aiming for true risk diversification may struggle to achieve their objectives, says Ardea Investment Management portfolio manager, Gopi Karunakaran. Conventional thinking has it that bond and equity prices have an inverse relationship: When a “risk off” scenario such as […]

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Ardea’s Real Outcome Fund added to the BT Panorama, BT Wrap and BT SuperWrap platforms

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Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management’s Real Outcome Fund has been added to the BT Panorama, BT Wrap and BT SuperWrap platforms. This follows the Fund’s addition to the Netwealth and PowerWrap platforms and receipt of a ‘Recommended’ rating from Zenith Investment Partners last year. Zenith’s consulting clients have also shown strong support for the […]

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Ardea hits $10bn funds under management milestone

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Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management today announced its total funds under management had exceeded $10 billion. Ardea Principal and co-founder Ben Alexander welcomed the achievement, saying it was underpinned by his investment team generating attractive returns throughout market cycles and consistently exceeding investor expectations. This strong performance and careful risk management has driven institutional […]

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Ardea’s Real Outcome Fund wins praise and ‘Recommended’ rating from Zenith

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Fixed income fund manager Ardea Investment Management has received a ‘Recommended’ rating for its Real Outcome Fund from Zenith Investment Partners and strong endorsement of the quality of its investment team. Ardea’s Real Outcome Fund is a defensive fixed income solution that targets a stable return in excess of inflation. The Fund primarily uses government […]

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Ardea strengthens successful team with appointments

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Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management has appointed experienced investment professional Gopi Karunakaran as Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Strategies. This appointment allows Ardea to increase capacity and further strengthen a team that has delivered consistent outperformance for investors. This strong performance is driving growth from the firm’s already well established institutional client business, in addition […]

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