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Creating Cost Efficient, Highly Diversified Portfolios

14 February 2017

Will Bartleet, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Pacific AM Multi-Asset and Lou Cucciniello, Head of Diversifying Assets explain how their close working relationship allows them to create cost efficient, highly diversified portfolios.

One of the things that sets Pacific Asset Management’s multi-asset portfolios apart is our use of ‘factor’ investing and analysis when selecting assets. 

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Multi-Asset Blog - The devil and the deep blue sea

08 February 2017

Will Bartleet, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Pacific Multi-Asset.
The French elections: Between the devil and the deep blue sea? 

2016 was a year of tremendous political upheaval and yet calm markets: the Brexit vote was shrugged off in a few days and Trump’s election result in a couple of hours. How will markets respond to political risks in 2017?  

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Multi-Asset Blog - Trump takes his seat

25 January 2017

Will Bartleet, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Pacific Multi-Asset.
Last Friday saw Donald J Trump take his seat at the Resolute desk in the oval office.

Many commentators doubted that he could become the most powerful man on the planet and sometimes struggled to keep up with his policies once he took office. So, what can we glean from his inauguration speech? Here are the key points and their implications for markets: 

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There is no premium for complexity

12 January 2017

Louis Cucciniello, Head of Diversifying Assets

At Pacific Asset Management (PAM), we work hard to look at diversification in different ways. One way the CIO and the portfolio management team looks at diversification is by factor analysis – specifically on what non-directional factors to add to the portfolio which will improve the risk return over the long run. At PAM we strongly believe there is no premium for complexity when it comes to non-directional factor investing. 

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Multi-Asset Blog - Welcome

12 January 2017

Will Bartleet, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Pacific Multi-Asset.
Happy New Year and a very warm welcome to my first blog post as CIO at Pacific.  

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Coverage of Pacific’s appointments of Will Bartleet and Louis Cucciniello

15 December 2016

The Financial Times: Movers & shakers:
Two new faces join Pacific Asset Management, the newly launched multi-asset business of Pacific Investments, the asset management, private equity and real estate group. Will Bartleet joins as chief investment officer from HSBC while Louis Cucciniello will become head of diversifying assets after moving from Deutsche Bank. 

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Coverage of Pacific’s appointment of Matthew Lamb, CEO and the launch of our modern multi-asset range of funds.

30 November 2016

Financial News:
The week's biggest movesPacific Investments names head of new multi-asset business Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments group has announced the launch of a new multi-asset business, Pacific Asset Management. It has hired Matthew Lamb, who was most recently the global head of liquid alternatives at Deutsche Asset Management, to head it up. Further senior hires from the asset management sector will be announced over the coming months, the firm said in a statement.  

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