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Patrick Durkin - Financial Review Alexander Downer says one of his biggest political regrets is the Howard government’s failure to tackle industry superannuation, warning its huge growth and political influence is dangerous. Mr Downer – whose daughter is fighting to regain the marginal Adelaide Hills seat of...

Valerina Changarathil - The Advertiser China needs to open up more of its markets to foreign investment and cut restrictions on exports, according to Australia’s former Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer. Weighing into the ongoing US-China trade talks - and comments by US President Donald Trump on...

Kanika Sood - Financial Standard A Sydney boutique that invests in global small-mid caps has partnered with Perennial which will take over its distribution and back office functions. Fairlight Asset Management holds 30-40 long-only positions in global small and mid-caps. The firm was has three partners: Nicholas Cregan...

Eliot Hastie - Investor Daily Former high commissioner to the UK Alexander Downer told investors at an event in Sydney that there was no room for complacency in the economy, while also confirming his involvement in the biggest scandal to hit the Trump presidency. The former leader...

Tahn Sharpe - Professional Planner To say we live in uncertain times is a tired old trope that adds nothing to a conversation on global themes, according to former liberal leader Alexander Downer. We’re actually living in incredibly prosperous times, he said, but education and social...

Elizabeth McArthur - Financial Standard Despite a positive economic and regulatory outlook, Australia's big banks will look to cut costs as the fallout from the Royal Commission continues. That is the view of Perennial portfolio manager Andrew King, who said ongoing efforts to remediate customers will have...

Damian Cottier - InvestorDaily Interest in ESG or “environment, social and corporate governance” issues has increased greatly in recent years. It has been driven by a number of factors, including investors seeking to avoid reputational risk which has been more prominent following news events such as the...

Eliot Hastie - Nestegg  One investment firm has said that in its current form the proposed Labor changes to the franking credit regime do not pass the fairness test for Australian investors. At an investment day, Stephen Bruce from Perennial Value Management Limited said that while an...

Yolanda Redrup - AFR An artificial intelligence start-up founded by NAB board member Geraldine McBride has raised $3 million, led by Perennial Value Management, ahead of an anticipated float later this year. The company, which was founded in 2013 by mother-daughter duo Ms McBride and Amy Johnson,...

Jonathan Shapiro - AFR A decline in analyst coverage of small companies is creating an opportunity for expert stockpickers to buy listed businesses at good prices, but it also means the market is taking longer to appreciate their value. That's the verdict of specialist fund managers who...