It Pays To Look At The Details

Look into the details

Before you part with your money, it pays to look  into the details; or have someone do it for you. Platinum Asset Management (PTM) is a widely respected fund manager and is listed on the ASX. It has recently been announced that they are  starting a Listed Investment Company (LIC) called Platinum Asia Investments. In my eyes it just doesn’t add up. (more…)

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Corporate Governance Takes a Back Seat?

Lowy familyPeter, Frank & Stven Lowy (Picture: James Croucher Source: TheAustralian)

It’s common to come across clients who have a strong preference towards property investing over share investing. The aversion to shares is borne from the daily volatility that shares exhibit instead of perhaps a more logical reason to shun shares – questionable corporate governance practices. The current Westfield Trust debacle provides a fine discussion point on this. (more…)

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