GSFM acquires MLC Asset Management’s 49 per cent equity stake in Redpoint Investment Management

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GSFM has completed the acquisition of a 49 per cent equity stake in boutique quantitative equities specialist Redpoint Investment Management (Redpoint).  Redpoint management will continue to control 51 per cent of the business.  The two firms combined will manage over $17 billion. Redpoint was established in 2011 and specialises in listed asset classes including Australian equities, international […]

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Man Group’s flagship Alpha fund attracts rating upgrade

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Man Group’s flagship Man AHL Alpha fund has received a ‘Recommended’ rating from research house Lonsec, recognising the fund’s strong performance over the past two years of operation in the region. A ‘Recommended’ rating indicates that Lonsec has strong conviction the financial product can generate risk adjusted returns in line with relevant objectives and that it considers the financial […]

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Eddy Schipper joins Epoch Investment Partners to head client relations in Australia and New Zealand

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Epoch Investment Partners, Inc., has announced that Eddy Schipper will join the firm as a managing director, responsible for leading client relations and business development in Australia and New Zealand.   In this newly created role, Mr Schipper will oversee Epoch’s newly opened office, as the firm builds its presence and visibility with investors in […]

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GSFM and Cambridge announce strategic partnership

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GSFM and Canadian-based Cambridge Global Asset Management have formed a partnership, with GSFM distributing the Cambridge Global Smaller Companies fund in the Australian and New Zealand markets. The partnership will leverage Cambridge’s extensive investment management capabilities and GSFM’s substantial distribution network in the region. Toronto and Boston based Cambridge Global Asset Management was founded in […]

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Grant Samuel Funds Management rebrand

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Grant Samuel Funds Management has changed its name to GSFM as of 25 March 2019.  The change follows the acquisition by Canadian wealth management firm CI Financial Corp. of an 80 per cent stake previously held in the business by corporate advisory firm Grant Samuel and a number of executives, in November 2016. Damien McIntyre, CEO […]

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Munro Partners wins Emerging Manager award

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Munro Partners has been awarded the 2018 Money Management/Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year Emerging Manager Award for its Munro Global Growth Fund. Munro Partners was formed in 2016 by chief investment officer Nick Griffin, chief executive officer Ronald Calvert, and chief operating officer Jonathan Spensley. Its distribution capabilities were boosted in 2017 after forming […]

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Munro global equities fund now available on BT and CFS platforms

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The Munro Global Growth Fund, which provides access to a growth strategy in global equity markets, is now available as an investment option on the BT Wrap, BT Panorama, and Colonial First State FirstWrap platforms. The fund, which is distributed by Grant Samuel Funds Management (GSFM), invests in international listed equities deploying a long/short strategy. […]

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GSFM adds three funds to ASX mFund settlement service

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Grant Samuel Funds Management has made three of its international equities funds available on the mFund settlement service, building on growing investor demand for global equity opportunities. The funds are: Munro Global Growth Fund, which aims to provide investors with meaningful, risk-adjusted, absolute returns through exposure to global growth equities over a medium to long-term […]

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GSFM appoints Stephen Miller as investment consultant

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Grant Samuel Funds Management (GSFM) has appointed industry expert Stephen Miller to the newly created role of investment consultant. Mr Miller will be based in Sydney and report to CEO Damien McIntyre. Mr Miller was most recently head of fixed income, managing director, and fund manager, with BlackRock Investment Management (Australia), a position he held for 14 […]

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Epoch retains ‘highly recommended’ rating from Zenith

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Zenith Investment Partners has retained its ‘highly recommended’ rating for the Grant Samuel Epoch Global Equity Shareholder Yield funds (both the hedged and unhedged versions). The funds are managed by New York-based equity manager, Epoch Investment Partners, and invest in a diversified equity portfolio of listed global companies that have a history of attractive dividend yields […]

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