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Why you needed Emerging Market Bonds

Emerging market bonds were the best performers in the global fixed interest bond sector, as they saw a strong finish to 2019. The top performer was Colchester Emerging Markets Bond with 19.42%.

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.

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.

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Colchester – Global Bond Investing in an Era of Negative Interest Rates

Navigating the prevalent negative bond yielding environment is leaving investors perplexed. This article addresses the misconception that positive returns cannot be delivered from government bonds with negative nominal yields and looks at the opportunities available across global sovereign markets.

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.

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.

Colchester arrives in Latin America and appoints Paul Allen Senior Executive and Global Head of Marketing & Client Services

Colchester Global Investors comes to Latin America and appoints Paul Allen as Senior Executive and Global Head of Marketing & Client Services.

Colchester Global Investors: “In the Medium Term, We Seek to Establish a Diversified Footprint in Spain and Other Spanish-Speaking Countries”

Colchester Global Investors seek to establish a diversified footprint in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries.

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Colchester appoints head for new Dubai office

Paul Allen, the Global Head of Marketing and Client Services for London-based sovereign bond boutique Colchester Global Investors, will lead that firm's newly opened office in Dubai.

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Colchester Global appoints global head of marketing and client services

Paul Allen has been named Colchester’s Global Head of Marketing and Client Services, with his coverage of existing client relationships remaining with Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

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.

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Colchester lands in Spain with its value approach to government bonds

Colchester Global Investors have registered the Colchester Multi-Strategy Bond Fund now available for sale in Spain.

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CAMRADATA Awards 2019 – Colchester Wins

CAMRADATA awarded Colchester the coveted top spot for the Emerging Markets Government Debt USD category. Read more on page 14 and 15.

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Denver Employees selects Colchester for local currency emerging markets debt

Denver Employees Retirement Plan selected Colchester Global Investors to run about $57 million in an emerging markets local currency debt mandate, said Randall Baum, chief investment officer for the $2.3 billion pension fund, in an email.

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.’

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

BT Funds Management (NZ) hired Colchester Global Investors, Wellington Management and BlueBay Asset Management to manage the firm's A$1.6 billion ($1.3 billion) fixed-income portfolio, confirmed Matthew Goldsack, BTNZ's head of investment solutions.

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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...

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’...

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 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.”

International manager secures VicSuper mandate

Colchester “received a significant mandate from VicSuper.”

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.”

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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.”

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…”

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)”.

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".

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.”

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".”

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.”

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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.”

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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.”

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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”

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.