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Merricks Capital to partner with Australian Unity for $500 million mortgage fund

30 Apr 2018 - Australian Unity has formed a partnership with Merricks Capital to originate and manage a half a billion dollar portfolio of senior property loans.

Commercial property demand to remain strong in 2017

11 Nov 2016 - Strong support remains for Australian office markets, with some markets such as Sydney and Melbourne experiencing strong leasing and investment demand, said Mr Grant Nichols, fund manager for the Australian Unity Office Fund (AOF).

How more than 99 percent of the money missed the past decade’s highest performing asset class

11 Nov 2016 - History can provide a great exposé of fault lines and misconceptions. On occasion, it can also be a little bit embarrassing. Mark Lumby, head of property funds – retail at Australian Unity, asks the question: how could 99.89 percent of the money flowing into Australian managed funds 10 years ago have missed the highest performing asset class? Even today, the question persists—why does so little money, relatively speaking, flow into direct, unlisted property funds?

Yield investors need to actively manage risk while seeking returns

31 Oct 2016 - While investors may believe they are managing risk by taking a cautious approach to investment opportunities, they aren’t always considering the full range of risks.

Investors seek income as rates hit new lows

03 Aug 2016 - The Reserve Bank's decision to reduce interest rates has reinforced investor concerns about income generation outside the familiar territory of term deposits, says Roy Prasad, head of mortgages with Australian Unity Investments.

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