Andrew Fairweather

Andrew
Fairweather


Winston Capital

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services market specialising in funds management. He commenced his career in retail funds distribution for Prudential, working in similar roles nationally for JP Morgan Investment Management and Salomon Smith Barney Asset Management before joining AMP limited where in his last role, he headed the Business Development function for AMP’s largest sales division, the Savings and Retirement unit. Following this, Andrew became the Chief Executive Officer of Australian listed financial services company MMC Contrarian, responsible for building the funds management incubation model, funds management M&A and developing fund manager start ups. Andrew’s most recent role has been as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Multi Asset and Alternatives specialist Select Asset Management. At both MMC and Select, Andrew was a member of each firms Investment Committee. Andrew is the former President of the Sydney University Conservatorium of Music Foundation where he successfully launched a major endowment fund, supports an Australia wide student composition scholarship and is an adjunct lecturer in Marketing at the Australian Graduate School of Management. Andrew is also a director of the Association of Goals Based Advisers, a non for profit association dedicated to goals based investing and advice.

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Managed Futures – making money from the madness of crowds!

Andrew Fairweather

Managed futures, which are often referred to as CTAs are quantitative, evidence-based hedge fund strategies that seek to generate returns by investing in trends across a broad range of asset classes including rates, currencies, equities, bonds and commodities using futures. They are also often referred to as trend following strategies,... Show More

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well done Metage! It is unacceptable for LICs to trade at such discounts - the problem is that managers like AMP focus on their fees and not on what is best for the LICs shareholders (preferring to reward their own shareholders). It shows that AMP is more concerned with short term revenue maximisation versus building goodwill with its LIC shareholder base that would allow it to raise more capital in time, but who would support them now? You can count my shares in for a vote to roll the management team - the underlying performance has been very poor in any event.

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