Money Management
Perpetual awards Colchester global mandate

Colchester Global Investors has been awarded a global sovereign bond mandate by Perpetual as well as inclusion in Perpetual’s wealth models. “We look forward to partnering with Colchester and accessing their Global Government Bond Strategy via a separately managed account and their fund for Perpetual Private’s Implemented Fixed Income Portfolio and Fixed Income Model Portfolios respectively,” Theo Sofios, Perpetual Private’s head of multi manager, said.

Financial Standard
Perpetual Private awards bond mandate

Colchester has received a sovereign bond mandate from Perpetual Private in a move that will also see its solutions included in model portfolios. Colchester won the mandate, which sees an undisclosed amount invested by Perpetual Private in Colchester's global government bond strategy via an SMA.

Investment Centre
Colchester launches EM bond fund

Colchester Global Investors has launched its Emerging Markets Bond fund as a diversifier for financial advisers for the income-generating allocations of their client portfolios.

Financial Standard
Colchester launches new fund

Colchester Global Investors has launched its new Emerging Markets Bond Fund for financial advisers to diversify within the income-generating allocations of client portfolios.

Lonsec Award
Government bonds see Colchester Global excel

Colchester was awarded Fixed Income Fund Manager of the Year at the recent Lonsec Money Management annual awards evening.

Investment Centre
Zenith upgrades Colchester fund

‘Zenith has upgraded the Colchester Global Government Bond Fund to ‘highly recommended’. Colchester’s head of distribution, Australia, Angela MacPherson said that the fund surpassed $170 million in funds under management ... “We’re seeing our inclusion in model portfolios and managed accounts and are pleased to see this growth in awareness by financial planners,” she said.’

Pensions and Investments
Sovereign bond boutique embraced by Asian clients

‘(Asia-Pacific) Region now accounts for 30% of total assets for Colchester Global.’ ‘Only the best managers in areas such as "macroeconomics, rates and FX," running global – including emerging markets — bond strategies are benefiting in the current environment, …’

Pensions and Investments
BTNZ hires 3 managers for A$1.6 billion fixed-income portfolio

‘BT Funds Management (NZ) hired Colchester Global Investors (to) manage A$500 million in sovereign bonds...’

Investment News NZ
Global fixed refit at BT NZ

‘Newcomers to the BT NZ portfolio’ are ‘Colchester’ who also features in the ‘Russell Investments international fixed interest manager suite’...

Financial Standard
BT Panorama lists sovereign bond fund

The Colchester Global Government Bond Fund, which was recently rated as 'highly recommended' by Lonsec, is attractive for advisers seeking a defensive fixed income alternative for client portfolios. Colchester Global Investors head of distribution Angela MacPherson said investing in physical sovereign bonds ensures liquidity in all markets and a simplicity that clients can understand. Morningstar recently awarded it a 'silver' analyst rating, reporting it is a "solid choice within the global-bond universe for long-term investors."

Money Management
Money Management Fund Manager of the Year awards 2017 finalists announced

“The awards ceremony is an opportunity to reward the best of the best in the funds management industry as well as the financial planning industry. Money Management is pleased to announce the fund managers who have made the cut.”

Financial Standard
International manager secures VicSuper mandate

Colchester “received a significant mandate from VicSuper.”

Investor Daily
Colchester Global Investors wins VicSuper mandate

“We believe that Colchester’s value-oriented philosophy, based on income generated in real terms, complements our own approach extremely well. We look forward to a successful ongoing relationship with Colchester.”

Pensions and Investments
VicSuper hires Colchester Global Investors to manage $320 million in sovereign bonds.

“CEO Michael Dundon said in a news release Thursday that Colchester will play a “key role” as a satellite manager with an “active, absolute-return-oriented global” directive that will help diversify the fund's broader fixed-income allocation.”

The Australian
Conditions favour active investment: Colonial First State’s Tully

“bond fund managers on Colonial First State Investments FirstChoice platform, the nation’s largest… also uses some lesser-known benchmark-agnostic and contrarian funds such as Colchester Global Investors…”

Investment Centre
Morningstar rates fixed income funds

“Four new bond funds were added to their Morningstar's rating lists … The funds they added included… Colchester Global Government Bond (rated bronze)”.

Money Management
Taking time to listen to the signs, Global Fixed Income

“Being a singular focused global sovereign bond manager without adding credit to portfolios saw Colchester rewarded for its Global Government Bond Fund. Portfolio manager, Martyn Simpson, said: "If you're buying into this fund, you would just have pure government exposure, which gives you liquidity other managers can't give you".

Lonsec
Fund Manager of the Year 2016 Finalists Announced

“The Money Management and Lonsec Fund Manager of the Year awards are the most sought-after awards for the recognition of excellence within the funds management industry.”

Money Management
Ratings houses recommend Colchester fund following MacPherson hire

“The firm announced that Lonsec had issued a "highly recommended" rating for the fund, while Zenith, listed it as "recommended".”

Investor Daily
Colchester Global Investors names distribution head

Angela will be responsible for introducing Colchester’s Global Government Bond Fund to the Australian intermediary market place for the first time in a bid to capitalise on recent strong research ratings and platform interest. “It’s an exciting time for the business, we are pursuing a deliberate strategy of diversifying both our client base and also our geographic location”

Colchester Singapore managing director Paul Allen said: “The appointment of someone of the calibre of Angela will be instrumental for Colchester to build a meaningful presence in the intermediary space in Australia over the medium to long term.”

Pensions and Investments
Colchester Global taps Challenger veteran to lead new Sydney office

“Ms. MacPherson said in a telephone interview that she’ll be leading the institutionally focused London-based firm’s first foray into the intermediary market place in Australia.”

Colchester appoints Head of Distribution Australia

“Sovereign bond fund manager Colchester Global Investors has appointed Angela MacPherson as head of distribution Australia, responsible for introducing Colchester’s Global Government Bond Fund to the Australian intermediary market.”

Pensions and Investments
Money managers seeing big bonanza from Japan

“The country's largest pension fund… recently awarded mandates has broadened considerably to include less familiar names in the region, such as London-based Colchester Global Investors Ltd.”

Pensions and Investments
Japan’s GPIF triples active international bond manager line up

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund on Thursday tripled its manager lineup for active international bonds… Among the GPIF's eight categories for active international bonds, were Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Asset Management Co., with subadviser Colchester Global Investors.

AMP Capital restructures bond mandates

“AMP Capital has restructured the investment manager line-up of its Future Directions Australian and global government bond funds … the allocation to Colchester Global Investors rose from 40 per cent to 50 per cent”

Money Management
Russell appoints new managers

Russell’s Australasian chief investment officer, Peter Gunning says it has devoted considerable time and resources to seeking out managers with distinct new global bond investment styles, and as a result has been closely monitoring Colchester through its “on-the-ground” fixed income research in London.