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Inflation: what does it mean for my investment portfolio?

Inflation: what does it mean for my investment portfolio?

After three decades of hibernation, it appears the inflation genie may be out of the bottle. So how can investors build a robust portfolio to help withstand its impact? Managing Director, John Garrett, explains.

Bringing a $300M funding warehouse to life

Bringing a $300M funding warehouse to life

In light of Octet’s recently secured $300 million warehouse facility, Guy Kaufman, Investment Manager at MA Financial caught up with Justin Sweeting, CFO at Octet, to get their unique perspectives on how and why the deal came to life.

The strong underlying trends making retail property an attractive investment

The strong underlying trends making retail property an attractive investment

Real estate has proved to be one of the most resilient and best risk adjusted performing investment classes in Australia since the early 1900’s. Managing Director, Richard Germain, explores the strong underlying trends making retail property in particular an attractive investment.

First Half Financial Result 2021

First Half Financial Result 2021

We are pleased to present our financial results for the six months to 30 June 2021.

Why historically high yield spreads signal now may be the time to buy retail

Why historically high yield spreads signal now may be the time to buy retail

The spread between yields for sub-regional retail shopping centres and the 10-year bond yield is at or close to multi-decade highs.

Managing Director and Fund Portfolio Manager, Richard Germain, explains why we believe current yields reflect dislocation in pricing and why now may be the time to buy retail.  

Killing Kenny – How a private credit investor successfully avoids the losers

Killing Kenny – How a private credit investor successfully avoids the losers

Investing in private credit is far more about avoiding the losers than picking the winners, and to do this we follow some simple but important principles.

Australasia's premier international art fair Sydney Contemporary announces new Principal Partner MA Financial Group

Australasia's premier international art fair Sydney Contemporary announces new Principal Partner MA Financial Group

We are very excited to be Principal Partner of the 2021 Sydney Contemporary art fair, being held at Carriageworks from 9 to 12 September.

Short squeezes, GameStop and the implications for investing

Short squeezes, GameStop and the implications for investing

The last few weeks are testament to the wild swings investors can experience when both emotion and crowd behaviour take control. Managing Director, John Garrett, explains short selling’s dangerous quirk along with the time-tested way of delivering attractive returns.

An exciting new chapter | Our official launch as MA Financial Group

An exciting new chapter | Our official launch as MA Financial Group

We take great pride in sharing an exciting new chapter – our official launch as MA Financial Group.

Meet our newest Graduate, Jalee Chen

Meet our newest Graduate, Jalee Chen

UNSW graduate, Jalee Chen describes her journey as a student, Summer Analyst Intern to Graduate at MA Financial Group

The beauty of stock markets

The beauty of stock markets

Managing Director, John Garrett, explores the beauty of stock markets and the importance of the right perspective, a few home truths, a grasp of history and an ability to filter out the noise.

Demand is hot in Australia's cold storage sector

Demand is hot in Australia's cold storage sector

The strength of the Australian industrial and logistics real estate sector can be attributed to a range of positive underlying trends including higher occupier demand, domestic supply imbalances, high barriers to entry and a rise in e-commerce.