Award-winning Munro Global Growth Fund to be accessible via the ASX

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GSFM and Munro Partners have launched their first ASX quoted fund, the Munro Global Growth Fund (Hedge Fund), with ASX ticker MAET. Structured as an actively managed exchange traded product, it will gain its exposure to global growth equity markets by investing in the flagship Munro Global Growth Fund. The Fund will be quoted on

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Munro Partners claims Zenith international equities award

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GSFM fund manager partner, Munro Partners, has won the International Equities – Alternative Strategies category at the 2020 Zenith Fund Awards, which were held via an online event last week. Hosted by Zenith Investment Partners, the Awards are designed to recognise excellence in funds management across all asset classes and disciplines, while also raising the

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Global small caps poised for strong returns in the wake of COVID-19

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Investors who eschew small caps are missing out on valuable opportunities – particularly in the current environment, says Damien McIntyre,  CEO, GSFM. “Periods of underperformance for global small caps do coincide with recessionary environments, but small caps historically go on to experience meaningful outperformance in economic recoveries,” Mr McIntyre says. “For instance between 2000 and 2006 small caps

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Man’s flagship Alpha fund upgraded to ‘Highly Recommended’

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Man Group’s flagship fund,  Man AHL Alpha (AUD), has been upgraded to a ‘Highly Recommended’ rating from research house Lonsec, recognising the fund’s strong performance over the past three years of operation in the region. The ‘Highly Recommended’ rating indicates that Lonsec has very strong conviction the financial product can generate risk adjusted returns in line with relevant objectives

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Munro fund wins hedge fund award

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The Munro Global Growth Fund has won the  best Long Short equity Fund category at the 2020 Hedge Funds Rock Awards. The Hedge Funds Rock + Australian Alternative Investment Awards were established in 2005 to recognise and honour the industry’s top performers. Finalists are decided based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative factors agreed by

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The death of dividends is greatly exaggerated

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As Australian banks and others begin to cut their dividends in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic downturn, Australian investors seeking income can still generate dividend income and benefit from investment opportunities residing offshore, according to Epoch Investment Partners. Damien McIntyre, CEO with GSFM – the distributor of Epoch’s retail funds in

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CPD: The hunt for yield can lead to risky territories

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With interest rates hovering around historical lows globally, investor appetite for alternative income sources has markedly increased. In the current environment uncertainty is writ large; challenges come at investors from all angles – global and domestic, as well as longer term structural challenges. In this article, Damien McIntyre, CEO of GSFM Pty Ltd, discusses where

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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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