Non-bank receives award at international event

by Rebecca Pike05 Apr 2018

Credit specialist La Trobe Financial has received an international award for its Credit Fund for the sixth year running.

The Blackstone Portfolio Company was given the Investment Company of the Year – Asia Pacific award at the International Alternative Investment Awards (IAIR) in Hong Kong.

More than 800 industry professionals from 125 countries attended the event at Sheraton Towers.

The awards recognised the world’s best wealth management, brokerage and asset management operations for innovation, excellence and leadership. Winners were chosen by the IAIR Awards judging panel from a shortlist selected by over 50,000 investors globally.

La Trobe Financial’s Head of Marketing Caterina Nesci, accepted the award and said: "Being recognised on a global platform for these awards against the world's best shows the passion, commitment and persistence of every one of our 300 staff. We are very proud to offer both retail and institutional investors our range of award-winning products”

La Trobe Financial's Chief Investment Officer, Chris Andrews, added: “As a team, we have worked hard for more than six decades to establish a peerless reputation for prudent management and outstanding returns for our investors. Our portfolios are built to perform regardless of market volatility and we never lose sight of the fact that we are managing other people’s money.

“We are pleased to have received another industry recognition of our commitment to the highest levels of investment management and are determined to continue to grow our business and build on our offering to the betterment of all of our investors, both retail and institutional.”

La Trobe Financial's award-winning Credit Fund recently crossed $2 billion in funds under management and opened the 1,001st investment account via its ground-breaking La Trobe Direct online investment platform.


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