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As the CEO and co-founder of wholesale advice outfit Koda Capital, Paul Heath always had a “well-formed” views about the firm he wanted to create. Independence and client centricity were at the heart of the vision he shared with co-founder Steve Tucker. But while the two concepts are “fantastic marketing terms”, Heath had another use...
Paul Heath, chief executive of independent wealth management firm Koda Capital, admits to “a little bit of eyeball rolling” when NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian put four local government areas into lockdown on Friday. Koda’s Sydney office is in the same building as a Fitness First gym, which was designated a hotspot a week earlier, so all 45...
Fundraising is the lifeblood for many charities and major gifts can be transformative. But how do Australian charities tap into the fast-growing world of major gift fundraising? This report, a collaboration between Koda and leading US strategic consulting firm, CCS Fundraising, sets out a four-pillar major gifts framework, highlights emerging trends and provides a practical...
Since COVID-19 started, Koda has seen a significant increase in larger charities and sophisticated non-profit groups reassessing how they manage their cash and reserves. Investment committees who realise they are operating in a new paradigm are re-evaluating their asset allocations and looking for better diversification. By observing how successful investors such as Yale University and...
Adrian joins the podcast again to discuss Merricks Capital’s new agriculture fund. A senior secured loan strategy that provides lending to agricultural assets whilst targeting a return of the RBA’s cash rate + 8% p.a. and sitting in a favourable position in the capital stack. As Adrian highlights in the episode, Merricks leverages the teams...
Adrian joins the podcast again to discuss Merricks Capital’s new agriculture fund. A senior secured loan strategy that provides lending to agricultural assets whilst targeting a return of the RBA’s cash rate + 8% p.a. and sitting in a favourable position in the capital stack.
As Adrian highlights in the episode, Merricks leverages the teams experience in Agricultural loans whilst taking advantage of the banks reduced capacity to lend in this space. As a non-bank lender, Merricks can procure and manage their loans on favourable terms without the need to service their balance sheet as required by banks. With regulators now requiring banks to be more conservative in their leverage, Merricks has the ability to be both patient and flexible with the loans they provide.
Adrian is the CEO and CIO of Merricks Capital – He has 20+ years of experience across global financial markets including as Head of Pension and Endowment Strategy at Merrill Lynch and Head of Alpha Generation, Global Equities, at Citadel Investment Group. He is responsible for the overall running of the business and is a group director and Chairman of the Investment Committee.
Hamish Douglass – The behaviours of great investors
08 Sep 2021 | 53:56 mins
In the special 100th episode of Inside The Rope, David is joined by Hamish Douglass of Magellan. Throughout the episode, Hamish references some of the world’s greatest investors such as Warren Buffet, Benjamin Graham, Phil Fisher and Peter Lynch and discusses the impact these legends have had on Hamish’s own approach to investing. Hamish highlights...
In the special 100th episode of Inside The Rope, David is joined by Hamish Douglass of Magellan. Throughout the episode, Hamish references some of the world’s greatest investors such as Warren Buffet, Benjamin Graham, Phil Fisher and Peter Lynch and discusses the impact these legends have had on Hamish’s own approach to investing. Hamish highlights some of the key behaviours that lead some investors to be successful and offers thoughts on how we can leverage these behaviours throughout our own investing to achieve better outcomes.
David and Hamish additionally discuss Hamish’s stance on cryptocurrencies, and reflect on Hamish’s previous prediction that it is inevitable Bitcoin will go to zero. Lastly, Hamish shares his current view on the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as his thoughts on the potential impact of inflation on financial markets.
Hamish Douglass is Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Magellan Financial Group, and Lead Portfolio Manager of Magellan’s Global Equity strategies. Hamish is a former member of the Australian government’s Financial Literacy Board, the Australian government’s Takeovers Panel, the Australian government’s Foreign Investment Review Board and the Forum of Young Global Leaders – World Economic Forum. Hamish is a Director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.