SG Hiscock bolsters distribution team

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Melbourne-based asset manager SG Hiscock & Company has appointed Rebecca Collins to the newly created role of key account manager, effective today. Ms Collins will be responsible for further developing channel opportunities across Australian equities and Australian property securities, as well as global equities and global property securities through SG Hiscock & Company’s Partnership Program

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Small caps poised to outperform as SGH ICE rated Highly Recommended

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Lonsec has awarded a ‘Highly Recommended’ rating to the SGH ICE Fund for the fifth year in a row. The rating indicates that Lonsec has very strong conviction the financial product can generate risk-adjusted returns in line with relevant objectives. SGH ICE portfolio manager, Callum Burns, said for the year to September the Fund was pleased

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Zenith rates Morgan Stanley global equities funds “recommended”

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In its first review, Zenith has rated two Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) global equities funds as “recommended”, following the partnership formed with SG Hiscock & Company in July to exclusively distribute the funds in Australia. The funds are: Morgan Stanley Global Quality (hedged and unhedged): This fund invests in high quality companies that have the

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Few clues in reporting season on future market recovery

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While the market appears to be pricing in a recovery in the next year or two, the overriding theme from reporting season was one of ongoing caution and uncertainty, said Hamish Tadgell, portfolio manager at SG Hiscock & Company. “Perhaps unsurprisingly, the message by almost all companies during reporting season was that no-one knows what

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Longer-term factors key for AREIT sector

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The Australian Real Estate Investment Trust (AREIT) sector may have taken a COVID-19 hit however short-term implications should not deter investors from taking a longer-term view of the market, says Grant Berry, SG Hiscock & Co portfolio manager of AREITs.  “REITS are now in a far better position than where they were at the start

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Survivors and thrivers post COVID-19

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The havoc in stock markets in the March quarter from COVID-19 was on a scale rarely seen, with the economic fallout likely to expose vulnerabilities and growing bifurcation in sector and company performance, according to SG Hiscock & Company portfolio manager, Hamish Tadgell. Mr Tadgell believes businesses exposed to infrastructure spending and financing, essential goods

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Solid AREIT sector returns likely for 2020

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The strong performance by the Australian Real Estate Investment Trust (AREIT) sector in 2019 will continue to be well supported throughout the coming 12 months should bond yields remain low, according to SG Hiscock & Co director and portfolio manager, Grant Berry. However, Mr Berry said 2020 is very unlikely to match the returns of

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Strong growth at SG Hiscock reflected in new appointments

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SG Hiscock & Company (SGH) has appointed Matthew Potter to the position of investment specialist responsible for the distribution of funds across New South Wales and Queensland, and Aristi Kitsakis to the position of business development executive in the funds distribution team.  Mr Potter will be based in Sydney, and Ms Kitsakis will be based

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AREITs benefit from volatile equity markets but investors should understand risks

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The volatility in equity markets has led to investors seeking more defensive investment options with Australian real estate investment trusts (AREITs) regarded as a useful alternative, says SG Hiscock & Company’s director and portfolio manager, Grant Berry.   “REITS, or listed real estate, has the attraction of more predictable income streams than many mainstream equities, thanks

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SGH appoints Anthony Cochran as head of distribution

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G Hiscock & Company has appointed Anthony Cochran as head of distribution, based in the Melbourne office and reporting to managing director Stephen Hiscock. In the role, Mr Cochran will be responsible for the distribution of SGH funds across Australia, and managing relationships with key business partners nationally. Mr Hiscock said Mr Cochran has a

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