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Spirited performance to continue over the summer ahead

Spirited performance to continue over the summer ahead

As higher inflation and interest rates place pressure on household budgets, where are Australians prioritising spending?

 

In his latest insight, Hospitality Fund Manager, Daniel Hargraves explains why we believe despite these headwinds the renewed focus on social connection and community and the simplicity of the local hotel (pub) as a reliable, relatively low-cost, quality form of entertainment offers a viable option for the summer ahead – as it has done for over 100 years.

 

 

MA Financial office wins prestigious design award

MA Financial office wins prestigious design award

 

MA Financial’s three story office on top of Brookfield Place in Sydney’s CBD has been recognised as the best interior fit-out at the prestigious Master Builders Association of NSW Excellence in Construction Awards.

 

A green ambition

A green ambition

 

Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2016 to combat rising temperatures, global investments in energy transition have risen steadily reaching $750 billion in 2021.

 

Not all companies in the renewable space are guaranteed success however, and the key for investors is being able to identify the next generation of firms set to capitalise.

 

Regular Ausbiz interview with Frank Danieli and Andrew Geoghegan

Regular Ausbiz interview with Frank Danieli and Andrew Geoghegan

Join Frank Danieli, Managing Director and Head of Credit Investments and Lending on his regular Ausbiz appearance with Andrew Geoghegan. Frank joins live every second Tuesday for a wide-ranging discussion around Credit Markets.

 

 

MA Financial sees positive momentum in the second half of 2022

MA Financial sees positive momentum in the second half of 2022

Ahead of its participation in several upcoming investor conferences, MA Financial Group Limited (“the Group”; ASX: MAF) updates on key 2H22 operational highlights to date. 

(Total) return of the office

(Total) return of the office

As the world transitions to a higher inflation/lower growth environment and new interest rate regime, the chaos in the bond market reminds investors of the role the commercial office sector has the potential to play as a ballast for reliable income yield.

 

 

NSW Treasurer to address MA Moelis Australia's inaugural Small Caps Conference

NSW Treasurer to address MA Moelis Australia's inaugural Small Caps Conference

NSW Treasurer Matt Kean will open MA Moelis Australia’s inaugural Small Caps Conference on October 20 which is expected to attract more than 50 institutional investors and fund managers from around Australia.

 

Ausbiz interview: Real estate not immune to macro challenges

Ausbiz interview: Real estate not immune to macro challenges

 

Our property expert, Matthew Lane, recently spoke with Kyle Rodda from Ausbiz to discuss the trends he’s currently seeing in the space and explain why he thinks returns through the next cycle are likely to become more disparate by sector and quality of asset.

 

 

Interest rising | The case for real estate credit

Interest rising | The case for real estate credit

Defensive in nature with a relatively attractive, resilient return profile, by design real estate credit can be shielded from the inflation challenges ahead. It can be an attractive through-the-cycle option for investors now both cyclically and structurally.

A resilient, income-yielding property play largely untroubled by house price falls

A resilient, income-yielding property play largely untroubled by house price falls

In an interview with Livewire, the outlook for residential property and the case for investing in real estate credit is discussed. 

 

MA Financial and Centuria Capital secure $223m Allendale Square Office Tower

MA Financial and Centuria Capital secure $223m Allendale Square Office Tower

MA Financial Group Limited (ASX: MAF) and Centuria Capital Group (“Centuria”; ASX: CNI) have conditionally secured one of Perth’s well-known A-Grade office towers, “Allendale Square,” through a 50:50 joint venture for $223 million.

The rise of opportunistic real estate investing

The rise of opportunistic real estate investing

 

The global economic outlook has shifted dramatically over the last few months. Along with the surge in inflation and swift rise in rates has come financial market volatility, and this has re-focused investors on the diversification and income benefits of real estate.