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Alternative investments increasingly popular with Australia's sophisticated retail investors and advisers

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

Select Asset Management, an Australian specialist investment management group, reports from a roundtable of leading Australian and international investors that took place in Sydney today, that the latter had confirmed a growing interest in alternative investment instruments.

"Today’s 'new breed’ investment managers – with a transparent focus on must-have liquidity and global capability – is helping to redefine alternatives as prized portfolio tools for retail investors and financial advisers," says the announcement.

Andrew Fairweather, co-founder of Winston Capital Partners remarked that Australian retail investors do not invest in alternative as much as their international peers, and that there is an opportunity to offer liquid and transparent products to this untapped market. (Winston Capital Partners distributes the Select Alternatives Portfolio.)

Which is what Select, with the help of Neuberger Berman, a global asset management company, is doing.

Indeed, Select Investment Partners appointed Neuberger Berman Australia as an investment advisory for its Select Alternatives Portfolio in March this year, to enhance its research capability and with a view to......................

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