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Demand for sustainable investment pushes Altius Sustainable Bond Fund beyond $100m

05 Jun 2017 - The Altius Sustainable Bond Fund (SBF) has reached more than $100m in funds under management, reflecting increasing investor demand for sustainable fixed interest investments and SBF’s consistent year-on-year returns.

Taking advantage of fixed interest investing

29 May 2017 - Bill Bovingdon, CIO Officer at Altius Asset Management, explains how he manages a fixed interest portfolio when rates look certain to rise.

The rise of green bonds

01 Sep 2016 - Sustainable investment continues to surge in demand as investors become more aware of climate risk, as well as other social and governance issues. Green bonds were developed as a direct response to address climate concerns and to fund projects that have a positive environmental and/or climate benefit. This relatively new asset class is now one of the fastest growing markets in Australia and across the globe.

Busting myths about sustainable investing - good for the planet and you

31 Aug 2016 - Sustainable investing is good for the planet, and good for investors. It is not just for the greenies, and it is no longer a niche market. As a category, core responsible investments have outperformed its benchmarks over 1, 3, 5 and 10 year periods[3], and there are an increasing number of options available for sustainably minded investors. Today, we bust four myths that might be holding you or your clients back from making sustainable investment decisions.

Super not the only tax effective retirement vehicle

04 May 2016 - The Federal Budget’s superannuation changes should make investment bonds an even more attractive option for retirement saving, says Greg Bird, national business development manager for Lifeplan Funds Management.

Australian Unity to Progress ASX Listing for Office Property Fund

04 May 2016 - Australian Unity is finalising a proposal to list the Australian Unity Office Property Fund on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

Fund Style Drift Can Impact Risk Exposure

27 Apr 2016 - Investors need to be aware of the effects of "style drift" of funds they hold in their portfolios, warns Don Williams, chief investment manager at Platypus Asset Management.

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