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Scale By Independence: The Koda Capital Model

04 Aug 2021

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...

NSW Lockdown Brings Fresh Challenges For Employers

29 Jun 2021

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...

Risk Management Guide and Health Check – A guide for not-for-profits and social enterprises

27 Oct 2021

For non-profits, risk management is an ongoing task that delivers impact while reducing exposure to unwanted outcomes. To help manage risks that you may be facing at your organisation, the Risk Management Guide and Health Check , a guide for non-profits and social enterprises, could be helpful. The guide is produced for Koda and its...

Major Giving: Timeless Principles and Emerging Trends

22 Sep 2021

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...

Ep 108:

Lucas White – Investing in energy efficiencies

29 Dec 2021 | 44:14 mins

According to Jeremy Grantham a co-founder of GMO, global warming will be the most important investment issue for the foreseeable future. In this episode Lucas White (Portfolio Manager of the GMO Climate Change Trust) joins David to discuss their Climate Change strategy’s origins, as well as its objectives and the opportunities going forward. Lucas and...

According to Jeremy Grantham a co-founder of GMO, global warming will be the most important investment issue for the foreseeable future.

In this episode Lucas White (Portfolio Manager of the GMO Climate Change Trust) joins David to discuss their Climate Change strategy’s origins, as well as its objectives and the opportunities going forward. Lucas and the team at GMO believe that climate change is among the most important investment opportunities facing investors today. Their belief is proving correct, with the fund returning 24.37% p.a. over 3 years (USD) to Nov 2021 compared to the MSCI ACWI’s 15.95% p.a. over the same period.

Lucas White is the portfolio manager for the Resources and Climate Change Strategies. He is a member of GMO’s Focused Equity team and a partner of the firm. Previously at GMO, he was engaged in portfolio management for the Global Equity team, including responsibilities for the Quality, Tactical Opportunities, and U.S. Growth Strategies. Prior to joining GMO in 2006, he worked at Standish Mellon Asset Management and MFS. Mr. White earned his B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Duke University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Ep 107:

Erik Sprinchorn – Nordic Innovation

14 Dec 2021 | 29:50 mins

David is joined by Erik Sprinchorn of Tin Fonder’s New Technology fund. The TIN Fonder New Technology fund is an equity strategy that invests in technology, health and digital brands and has been able to generate returns since inception from March 2019 to November 2021 of over 35% p.a. The fund invests in technology-driven growth...

David is joined by Erik Sprinchorn of Tin Fonder’s New Technology fund. The TIN Fonder New Technology fund is an equity strategy that invests in technology, health and digital brands and has been able to generate returns since inception from March 2019 to November 2021 of over 35% p.a.

The fund invests in technology-driven growth companies with a focus on the Nordic region. Tin Fonder started the New Technology strategy with the belief that digital assets will become more valuable in the future. They believe that a mutual fund with innovative companies should be the core rather than the spice of long-term savings.

Erik has worked at TIN Fonder since its inception in February 2019. In recent years, Erik worked at Swedbank Robur with a focus on managing small cap funds, including the Swedbank Robur Ny Teknik fund. Erik has previously worked within equities and portfolio management since 1995 at Swedbank Robur, SEB Enskilda, Alecta and Brummer & Partners.

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