ellerston capital

Macro
Patrick Poke

It’s a rare opportunity to get to sit down with an economist of the calibre of Tim Toohey from Ellerston Capital. He was formerly the Managing Director, Chief Economist, and Head of Macro Strategy for Australia and New Zealand at Goldman Sachs, where he earned a reputation as one of... Show More

Mary Manning

Asia is the best structural growth story in the world driven by strong demographics, a rising middle class, infrastructure build and technological leapfrogging. We believe that the combination of high growth and reasonable prices offer a compelling opportunity. Show More

Education
Livewire Exclusive

Picking stocks is hard, but knowing when to sell them is even harder. As holders of stocks like Afterpay, A2 Milk and Appen have found recently, the urge to sell can rise as fast as the stock price when things go parabolic. “It’s easy to buy, but it’s much harder to... Show More

Equities
Livewire Exclusive

Volatility is a fact of investing in financial markets. But rather than working against it, Bill Pridham, Co-Portfolio Manager at Ellerston Global Investments, says that savvy investors can make volatility work in their favour. For businesses whose earnings are not linked to the economic cycle, market volatility can provide an... Show More

Arik Star

Think of a business that has 50% market share; number one position in an oligopoly. A business whose average client length is over 20 years. This is a business with 90% revenue visibility. That’s the business I spoke about at the Future Generation Investment Forum in the video below. Show More

Mary Manning

2017 was characterized by a marked deterioration in relations between the United States and North Korea. Kim Jong Un launched at least 20 missiles last year with each test showing improved range and technical capabilities. In response, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted US-drafted economic sanctions against North Korea and... Show More

Tim Toohey

Over the past month our leading indicators of the industrial cycle have shown signs of peaking. The real question is whether this suggests the industrial cycle is merely temporarily interrupted and rapid global growth will soon return; whether we are through the fastest phase of acceleration in the cycle, and... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

After a benign few years in financial markets, Arik Star, Portfolio Manager at Ellerston Global Investments, says this year will be “materially different.” In this video, he discusses the major shifts underway, how to invest in these conditions, and outlines two stocks with strong tailwinds. Show More

Brett Gillespie

Have you ever pushed the limit? Sure you have, just that little bit further, just that little bit faster. It’s the secret to success. But also sometimes disaster… Perhaps nowhere is breaking that limit as obvious as on a race track. Yet how many of us, as amateurs, love to... Show More

Crestone Wealth Management

Rates are rising in the US, but it is less clear when Australia will follow suit. At our recent Investment Forum, we hosted six of Australia’s top investment strategists to discuss when the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) might hike, and to ask several other key questions, including where they... Show More

Mary Manning

China has finished the Year of the Rooster on a strong note. The Hang Seng China Enterprise Index (HSCEI) was one of the best performing markets in the world in January up over 15%. The Hang Seng Index also performed strongly up 10%. While the global market volatility in early... Show More

Brett Gillespie

It was February 4th, 1994, and I was on a plane to LA from Sydney. I was treating myself to 4-week holiday skiing in Aspen and then on to New York; 1993 had been a good year. Initially when my boss, Richard Farleigh, had resigned 10 months earlier I wasn’t... Show More

Brett Gillespie

It’s the time of year we typically take stock – both personally and professionally. And if you are reading this, presumably financially as well. And we make our New Year resolutions! Of course, we joke about NY resolutions, because so many of us fail to keep them. So why make... Show More

Brett Gillespie

In 1989, I was hired by Bankers Trust as a graduate to work at the Sydney Futures Exchange. I pulled on the colourful jacket and went into the “pits”. It was heady and exciting times, and opportunities presented quickly. Within 6 months, I was trading the biggest book on the... Show More

Arik Star

In global developed equity markets the mid/small cap universe is more than five times the size of the large cap universe. Within that global mid/small cap universe, EGI focusses on change; companies going through what we call a period of price discovery. This typically includes spin offs, fallen angels, management... Show More