Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has today released its fifth annual Responsible investment report, revealing improved performance on the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). CFSGAM now sits in the top quartile in five of the six Principles and, it achieved higher rankings than the combined average scores of investment managers globally on all six principles.
Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) today announced it has been appointed to manage a $1.3 billion domestic fixed interest portfolio for UniSuper.
31 January 2012
Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has today announced the appointment of Ofer Karliner as a Senior Analyst within the Global Listed Infrastructure team. Mr Karliner commenced his role in Sydney last week and is focusing on toll roads and energy pipelines – his appointment coincides with increased institutional demand for the asset class.
Global REIT’s well placed to deliver solid performance
CFSGAM named Fund Manager of the Year at the 2010 S&P Investment Manager of the Year Awards
Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) wins Fund Manager of the Year at the Standard and Poor's 2010 Investment Manager of the Year Awards. CFSGAM was also nominated for an additional four awards in the Best Manager categories of: Australian Fixed Interest, International Fixed Interest (including Diversified), Alternative Strategies and International Equities - Emerging Markets
6 September 2010
The long-term outlook for the resources sector remains compelling despite recent volatility in financial markets and short-term concerns over the durability of the global economic recovery.
31 August 2010
Opportunities in listed infrastructure look particularly attractive for long-term investors following the recent market weakness and a push for reform in Europe spurred by the sovereign debt crisis.
CFSGAM has appointed Andrew Cummins to the newly created role of Head of Global Projects and Strategy. Reporting to CFSGAM CEO, Mark Lazberger, Andrew will lead the development and execution of all major business critical projects within the global CFSGAM and First State Investments businesses.
Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has appointed Nicholas Edgerton to the newly created role of Manager of ESG Research and Engagement.
Chasing franking credits may lead to investors achieving lower after tax returns, research from Colonial First State Global Asset Management has revealed.It challenges the effectiveness of franking credits in maximising tax efficiency and argues that franked dividends generally do not provide investors that pay tax with tax-effective returns on their investment.
Stephen Halmarick has joined Colonial First State Global Asset Management as Head of Investment Markets Research, becoming its key spokesperson to media and clients on economic and broader financial market issues. With a career spanning more than 23 years, Mr Halmarick was most recently Managing Director and Co-Head of Citigroup’s Economic and Market Analysis department for Australia and New Zealand.
The innovative design and development of Sylvia Park shopping centre has been recognised for the second time this year with a Merit Award at the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) Design and International Development Awards presented in Phoenix, Arizona last week. ‘It is a huge honour to be recognised amongst the best shopping centres in the world,’ says Chris Gudgeon, Chief Executive, Kiwi Income Property Trust. Sylvia Park is the largest shopping centre in New Zealand and Kiwi Income Property Trust’s flagship retail asset.
Chadstone Shopping Centre first Australian centre to reach $1 billion in sales
The Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort and Spa, which is owned by the Commonwealth Property Hotel Fund, has been awarded a prestigious sustainability award announced at the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) in Hong Kong on Friday12th October.
Colonial First State Global Asset Management has launched the Colonial First State Wholesale Global Listed Infrastructure Securities Fund. This Fund offers wholesale and institutional investors the opportunity to invest in listed infrastructure securities with Australia’s largest fund manager for the first time.
16 August 2006
Colonial First State Global Asset Management appoints Head of Colonial First State Property Management and Head of Australian Listed Property Funds
Colonial First State Global Asset Management today announces the appointment of Darren Steinberg to a role as Head of Colonial First State Property Management and Head of Australian Listed Property Funds, Property and Alternative Investments.
15 August 2006
GasNet Australia Group (ASX: GAS) agrees to recommend $418 million offer from Colonial First State Global Asset Management
Colonial First State Global Asset Management today announced its intention to make a recommended offer to acquire all of the stapled securities in GasNet Australia Group (GasNet) for $2.88 cash per stapled security.
8 June 2006
Colonial First State Global Asset Management appoints Global Head of Business Development and Deputy CEO
Colonial First State Global Asset Management today announces the appointment of outgoing Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (REST) Chief Executive Neil Cochrane as its new Global Head of Business Development and Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
5 June 2006
Colonial First State Global Asset Management confirms its participation in a consortium considering a possible offer for BAA
Following the market speculation in the United Kingdom, Colonial First State Global Asset Management, the asset management division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia confirms that it is a member of the Goldman Sachs led Consortium that is reviewing its options in relation to a possible offer for BAA plc.
16 May 2006
New name for Gandel Retail Management
Colonial First State Global Asset Management today announced that its recently acquired retail property management business, formerly known as Gandel Retail Management (GRM), will be renamed Colonial First State Property Management.
27 March 2006
New Head of Wholesale Property Funds
Colonial First State Global Asset Management announced the appointment of Tim Stringer as Head of Wholesale Property Funds for Property and Alternative Investments.
22 March 2006
New Head of Global Equities
Colonial First State Global Asset Management announced that Habib Subjally will take up the role of Head of Global Equities from April 2006.
20 January 2006
New Head of Property Securities
Colonial First State Global Asset Management today announced John Snowden as its Head of Property Securities.
Commonwealth Bank re-aligns its Wealth Management business
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