Macquarie Investment Management, part of Macquarie Group, has completed the acquisition of Luxembourg-based equity value boutique ValueInvest Asset Management. The firm managed €3.7bn in assets at 31 March 2018. ValueInvest, established in 1998, brings a team of 17 experienced professionals to Macquarie, whose multi-boutique equity teams manage more than €69.7bn. Stephen Haswell, head of Distribution, Macquarie […]
Macquarie Investment Management, part of Macquarie Group, has appointed Gyula Tóth (pictured) as senior investment manager in its global multi asset team. Based in Vienna, Tóth will be reporting to Stefan Löwenthal, CIO of Macquarie’s global multi asset team. Tóth will be responsible for supporting the multi asset capability with his expertise in emerging markets and […]
Macquarie Investment Management (MIM) has appointed Markus Rottler as head of Distribution for the German professional buyer market. Based in Munich, Rottler brings more than 12 years of asset management experience to his new role. Prior to joining Macquarie, Rottler spent five years at Columbia Threadneedle, focusing on both the professional buyer and institutional client segments. […]
Britney Lam, investment strategist at Macquarie Asian Listed Equities argues that understanding how China intends to transition to the consumption led economy should help investors navigate the risks, and potentially even profit from them. We expect that China will avoid (or at least attempt to avoid) a systemic crisis by injecting enormous amounts of liquidity […]
Macquarie Investment Management, part of the asset management arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed David Derger as head of Nordic Sales. Derger will focus on expanding Macquarie’s relationships in the region, introducing Nordic institutional and professional investors. He joins from HSBC Global Asset Management, where he spent five years as a sales manager for the […]
Macquarie Investment Management, part of the asset management arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed Anna Bretschneider as head of Swiss Distribution. In her new position, Bretschneider will be in charge of introducing the company to Swiss institutional investors. Prior to joining Macquarie, she spent 14 years at MFS Investment Management where she built client relationships in […]
Agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) remain an important complement to a core fixed income portfolio, but the uncertainty of the current environment, and the withdrawal of central bank accommodation, bring the topic of MBS performance expectations to many of our conversations with investors. Agency MBS are pools of securitized US mortgage loans that are guaranteed by […]
Despite staging a comeback in many portfolios, as low yields elsewhere fuel the need for returns, hedge funds still face demands for trust, transparency and track records.
A troika of appointments have been announced at Macquarie Investment Management, London based European Wealth, and MSCI.
The Indian tax department has moved to reassure foreign institutional investors (FII), following the news that Macquarie’s Asia Alpha Fund has exited all short positions in Indian stock futures in response to proposed tax regulations.