Legg Mason Western Asset Macro Opportunities Bond Fund now available on CFS FirstWrap  

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Legg Mason, one of world’s largest funds management groups, has announced that the Legg Mason Western Asset Macro Opportunities Bond Fund has been added to Colonial First State FirstWrap platform. The Legg Mason Western Asset Macro Opportunities Bond Fund is a market-leading liquid alternative fund launched in 2016 in Australia and managed by Legg Mason’s Fixed Income […]

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Legg Mason funds added to Praemium

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Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups, today announced that ten of its market leading managed funds are now available via the Praemium SMA. Andy Sowerby, Legg Mason managing director, said: “We are pleased to partner with one of the fastest growing platforms in Australia, Praemium, to provide access to our high-performing […]

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Leading investment management firms, BetaShares and Legg Mason, form Active ETF strategic partnership

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Leading Australian ETF Manager, BetaShares, and Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups, today announced a long-term strategic partnership, to launch a range of Active ETFs. Legg Mason Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, Andy Sowerby, said: “BetaShares is a leading Australian ETF Manager with a pedigree in innovation. Its extensive ETF […]

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Martin Currie predicts value stocks to shine in 2018

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Martin Currie Australia, a leading Australian equity affiliate of the global fund manager Legg Mason, says low volatility, high-quality, high-growth stocks could suffer in a growing economy – as well as being vulnerable to increasing discount rates from higher bond yields. In its 2018 Active Outlook report, Reece Birtles, Chief Investment Officer, Martin Currie Australia, […]

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Legg Mason hires further sales resource – National Business Development Manager joins

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Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups with A$962 billion in funds under management globally, is expanding its sales presence in Australia with the appointment of Scott Bradley as a National Business Development Manager. Australian-born Bradley, who holds a Bachelor of Science (finance) degree from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, brings […]

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Where are markets headed in 2018 – the view from Legg Mason

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Beware inflation The outlook for investment markets is positive for 2018, but investors need to remain on full alert, according to a report by Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups with nearly a trillion dollars in funds under management. The Outlook 2018 Report, the combined view of Legg Mason’s affiliate managers, […]

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Legg Mason’s global bond fund grows  

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Launched less than a year ago, Legg Mason Western Asset Global Bond Fund crosses $100million in funds under management, awarded ‘Recommended’ rating from Lonsec. Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups with A$962 billion in funds under management, yesterday announced that its recently launched global bond fund for Australian investors, the Legg Mason […]

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Legg Mason’s 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report shows enhanced focus on ESG investments, commitment to stronger PRI engagement

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Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups, has published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report, for fiscal year 2017 [1] . This report reflects the combined effort and contribution of professionals within the firm and across the affiliate organizations. “I am deeply proud of the CSR efforts that reinforce Legg Mason’s corporate mission, Investing to Improve Lives™,” […]

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Justin Nunan latest to join Legg Mason as Institutional Sales Director

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Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups with A$962 billion in funds under management globally, has boosted its Australian institutional sales team with the appointment of Justin Nunan as Institutional Sales Director. An experienced institutional investor, Nunan joins Legg Mason from Media Super where he was investment manager, responsible for managing approximately A$5 […]

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Legg Mason bolsters Sydney office with the appointment of National Business Development Manager

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Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups with A$962 billion in funds under management globally, has announced the appointment of Adam Muston as National Business Development Manager based in the firm’s recently opened Sydney office. Adam Muston has over ten years of work experience in the financial services industry and joins Legg […]

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