platinum asset management

James Marlay

In late December of 2018, I received an email that caught me by surprise. It came from someone I’d never met with an unexpected proposition. The concept was to kick off 2019 with a constructive discussion between the Chief Investment Officers of Platinum Asset Management and Magellan Financial Group. Show More

Platinum Asset Management

Platinum Asset Management’s new Quoted Managed Funds began trading on the ASX yesterday. The Platinum International Fund - Quoted Managed Fund (ASX:PIXX) and the Platinum Asia Fund - Quoted Managed Fund (ASX:PAXX) will be structured as feeder funds into Platinum’s two flagship unlisted funds, the Platinum International Funds (PIF) and... Show More

Chad Slater

Well that escalated quickly. Whilst we always knew that publishing the names of our short positions would likely attract more attention (for better or worse), the narrative on the Platinum (PTM) leg of the MFG/PTM pair moved quicker than we expected. The last 3 weeks provide evidence to our assertion... Show More

Chad Slater

Morphic was "outed" over the weekend by the AFR who called us to ask about our disclosed short position in Platinum Asset Management, which they had come across in our disclosed holdings. A lot of funds don't disclose to the market their short positions, but we made the decision that... Show More

OC Funds Management

During the quarter, we added several new holdings to the portfolio including wealth manager BT Investment Management Group (BTT). BTT was opportunistically added to the portfolio when major shareholder Westpac Group undertook a major sell-down of its holding reducing its stake from 59% to less than 40%. Despite continued strong... Show More

Clime Asset Management

One of the biggest investing themes at the moment is stocks that will win from a falling Australian dollar. Global equities fund manager Platinum Asset Management, which is run by billionaire investor Kerr Neilson, is one company that will benefit from a weaker dollar. Platinum's funds under management grew solidly... Show More