Specialist lender wins big at international awards

by AB11 Jul 2016
Specialist lender La Trobe Financial has named Best Investment Management Company in Australia by International Finance Magazine for the third consecutive year.

“It is very pleasing to be recognised as Australia’s Best Investment Management Company. For over 60 years, we have made it our purpose to assist Australians achieve financial independence. In times of volatility investors are looking for capital stable returns and this is our core attribute,” La Trobe Financial’s president and CEO, Greg O’Neill said of the award, presented in London. 

La Trobe was also recognised at the International Alternative Investment Review Awards (IAIR) earlier this year in Hong Kong, winning Asset Manager of the Year – Mortgage Funds Asia Pacific. 

The La Trobe Financial retail Credit Fund was established in July 1999 to offer investments with the objective to protect investors’ capital, whilst producing regular, reliable income. 

The La Trobe Financial Credit Fund’s $1.1 billion performance record in times of low interest rates continues to attract attention across the market, according to the lender. 

Its 12 month investment term option has also been judged it the Best Mortgage Fund in Australia for the past seven years by Money magazine. 

“We have evolved industrial strength processes to assess and manage our assets in a manner so as to provide a successful and repeatable return profile for investors,” La Trobe CIO, Chris Andrews, said.