CIO Profiles

Fund Manager Q&A
James Marlay

At age 37 Chris Stott has called time on his investment career at Wilson Asset Management. Given the current state of markets I took the opportunity to have one final chat to hear his views on the year ahead. He presents a bearish outlook for the Australian economy fuelled by... Show More

Fund Manager Q&A
James Marlay

Regular readers of Livewire will know Matthew Kidman from his role as ‘Anchorman’ for the popular Buy Hold Sell video series, and for expertly moderating panel sessions at the annual Livewire Live investor event. Matthew is also a highly accomplished investor with an impressive track record, and following 13 years at... Show More

Fund Manager Q&A

Last week the Bank of England put top executives at banks and insurers on high alert to vastly improve their planning for the long-term risks of climate change. The FT reports that several big banks have announced plans to reassesses their lending to high carbon-intensity projects, while promising to promote... Show More

Alex Cowie

It is hard to earn a ‘like’ from a Livewire reader: even with an audience close to 100,000, the most ’liked’ wire of 2017 had just 93 likes. So we follow this valuable signal closely to see what’s really hitting the mark! Of the almost 3,000 wires posted this year,... Show More

Livewire recently caught up with the Managing Director of Blue Sky, Rob Shand in our Sydney studios. In a wide ranging interview we covered his experience of building Blue Sky from a small business through to becoming a $3BN private markets powerhouse today. Throughout our discussion Rob talked about the... Show More

Fund Manager Q&A

Steve Johnson does things differently. He views himself as an outsider in the investment community and, for most the most part, his small operation has flown under the radar. That all changed in 2015 with a blog post titled "Dick Smith is the Greatest Private Equity Heist of All Time." The... Show More

Tom McKay

I recently had the opportunity to sit down for 30 minutes with Hamish Douglass, the CIO of Magellan at their new offices in Sydney. We discussed a wide range of topics from his biggest influences to the most impactful trends that are driving his investment strategy today. During my time... Show More