Morphic Asset Management

Morphic Asset
Management


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Morphic Asset Management is a global equity investment manager based in Sydney. Morphic’s area of specialty is long/short mid cap stocks, which sets it apart from most other global funds offered in Australia.

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Alstom – The Big Train that will grow even Bigger

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It is well over a year now since we last wrote about one of our portfolios largest holdings, global rail equipment, infrastructure and service company Alstom SA. In recent months the Company has made several significant announcements which are worthy of an update on this investment. Show More

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How to spot the next big crisis

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Humans tend to fear spectacular, but unlikely events. This is the proposition that Bruce Schneir makes in his book “Beyond Fear”. For example, European tourism has been significantly impacted by much talked about terrorist attacks despite the extremely low probabilities of something occurring to any individual. With the anniversary of... Show More

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Increase the odds of being right with a “Pair trades” strategy

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In our earlier blog, we detailed our bearish thesis for global logistics provider Panalpina. Likewise, in the past we have also written about the strategy of short selling and why we think it’s an important tool in the fund managers’ arsenal. Our ability to short-sell, borrowing shares and selling in... Show More

Global Logistics Ripe for Disruption

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In today’s world, consumers can purchase seasonal products all year round thanks to efficient global logistics networks. There is always a part of the world in the appropriate season for growing fruit which can be picked, packed and quickly transported to be sold fresh and ripening anywhere there is sufficient... Show More

Our macro anti-predictions for 2017

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As part of our outlook for the coming six months, we provide a set of “non-predictions” for things that we think will not happen in the second half of 2017. Often predicting what won't happen is somewhat easier than predicting what will happen, helping to narrow the focus of what... Show More

How to Change the Climate of Ignorance

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In 2017 there is a narrative of "alternate facts" and "two sides to the story" on things such as climate change. Well, there aren’t two sides to the story on gravity, nor are there two sides on climate change. Morphic will be hosting two presentations in Sydney where Mark Fulton,... Show More

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Do good, feel good and make money

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One of the more controversial parts of our new ethical LIC is the ability to short sell the negatively screened stocks. We are very comfortable about this. Consider this fact: If you take all the “proven and probable” oil, gas and coal reserves in the world and burnt them, estimates... Show More

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Initial Public Offer: Morphic Ethical Equities Fund Limited

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Morphic Asset Management has announced the IPO of a new ethically focused listed investment company (LIC). Chad Slater and Jack Lowenstein, the founders of Morphic Asset Management, believe that the way you invest does make a difference to the future of the world. Show More

A quick checklist for safer investments

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Risk Management is a key part of our framework at Morphic Asset Management. In today’s post, Morphic’s head of Macro and Risk, Geoff Wood, discusses five essential steps in their risk management process. Show More

3 Things About the European Economy You Didn't Expect (or: why European markets have gone up and may keep going up) Well, that wasn't meant to happen

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3 Things About the European Economy You Didn't Expect (or: why European markets have gone up and may keep going up) Well, that wasn't meant to happen. Just when US (and global) based investors had considered it safe to not have to bother to researching European equities, this year has seen... Show More

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The next crisis: Some thoughts on shapes, paths and catalysts. It is said that Generals spend their peacetime planning on how they would have fought the last...

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The next crisis: Some thoughts on shapes, paths and catalysts. It is said that Generals spend their peacetime planning on how they would have fought the last war better. Post the 2008 GFC a number of regulations have been introduced to reduce systemic risks by tightening the regulations on the banking... Show More

The FOMC meeting provided the market with two different signals - bullish but not hawkish

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The FOMC meeting provided the market with two different signals - bullish but not hawkish. On the hawkish side we had the dots rise and an improved economic outlook. In contrast Yellen's speech downplayed the recent rise in inflation as 'noise' and gave a relaxed view of equity multiples. The... Show More

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On Thursday the US Fed meet and update their Fed Funds expectations (the dots)

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On Thursday the US Fed meet and update their Fed Funds expectations (the dots). The last release saw interest rate markets sell off (yields higher) on the dots with the Fed then having to convince markets not to focus on them. The jawboning has been successful with the market now... Show More

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