Welcome to Praemium's Investment Leaders Series, a podcast created for financial advisers. Here, you'll gain invaluable insights from our in-depth conversations with investment managers and industry experts, covering topics from Australian equities, bonds, global equities, and ESG to burgeoning areas of alternative investments. Stay ahead of the curve with the latest trends, strategies, and market forecasts, arming yourself with the knowledge to guide your clients confidently in the dynamic world of finance.
Natural Capital: Investing in Australian Agriculture with Steve Jarrott
In this re-release of our most downloaded episode, Praemium's Damian Cilmi speaks with Steve Jarrott, portfolio manager with Warakirri Asset Management, about agriculture as an asset class and the unique position of Australian agriculture against the backdrop of rising inflation, shifting global economies, and climate change. Steve speaks about the development of an agriculture REIT and agriculture investment as a key component of a diversified portfolio.
Rethinking Returns: The Power of Royalty Investments with Samuel Mann
In this episode of Praemium's Investment Leaders Podcast Series, Damian Cilmi and Samuel Mann of Longreach Alternatives spotlight the investment potential of royalties across sectors like music, pharma, fishing, and resources. Mann leverages his expertise with the Longreach's PG3 Royalties Opportunities Fund to show how these assets can diversify portfolios and stabilise returns. It's a must-listen for financial advisers ready to broaden their investment knowledge.
How platforms can streamline quality of advice amid ongoing changes
In this episode, originally featured on The IFA Show podcast, Praemium's Chief Strategy Officer, Denis Orrock, dives into the evolution of wealth management and administration platforms. Denis discusses the Quality of Advice Review (QAR) and its potential impact on superfunds transitioning to advice-style models. He explores the balance between AI-generated advice and personal consultation and emphasises the importance of effective data integration within platforms. Tune in to learn how platforms like Praemium can adapt to changing advice landscapes and use technology to enhance the delivery of advice.
Key Market Drivers for FY24 & Beyond
In the latest episode of our podcast, we assemble an exceptional panel of fund managers: Tim Toohey from Yarra Capital Management, Blake Henricks from Firetrail, and John Mulquiney from Lazard. They offer their expert insights into the key market drivers for the upcoming financial year – demographics, energy transition, and macroeconomic trends. Designed to deliver insights financial advisers can use in their end of year client meetings, this episode is a compact guide to the factors steering tomorrow's markets.
Building Resilient ESG Portfolios
Delving into the compelling domain of sustainable investing, Praemium's insightful podcast episode presents a vibrant dialogue on ESG investing, extracted from our recent in-depth webinar. The conversation is steered by Damian Cilmi, Praemium's Head of Investment Managers and Governance, and he's joined by a distinguished panel: Xuan Sheng Ou Yong from BNP Paribas Asset Management, Xinting Jia from State Street Global Advisors, and Will Baylis from Martin Currie.
Our panelists demystify ESG investing, sharing unique insights on portfolio diversification, avoiding greenwashing, tackling performance hurdles, and deciphering impact measurement. With practical tips and real-world examples from industry leaders, you'll walk away with a deeper understanding of how to build a resilient ESG portfolio that meets your clients' investment goals and values.
The Wealth Transfer Challenge: Addressing Australia's Unmet Financial Needs
In this insightful podcast episode from our practice management podcast series, Advice Leaders, host Matt Van Dijk, General Manager at Praemium, and Francis Rigby, Director and Head of Advice at Financial Advice Matters, delve into the complexities of intergenerational wealth transfer. They discuss strategies for approaching sensitive inheritance discussions, the importance of early financial education, and understanding clients' life goals for tailored financial advice. Additionally, they tackle the challenge of the technology gap in financial services to meet diverse generational expectations. Listen in for expert insights on one of the most pressing issues in Australian financial advice today.