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MA Financial reports Record Full Year Financial Result

MA Financial reports Record Full Year Financial Result

We are pleased to announce our 2021 Full Year result 

Why pubs are a (liquid) gold investment

Why pubs are a (liquid) gold investment

 

In 2021, a record $2 billion of pub assets traded in Australia. In our latest insight we explain the key underlying fundamentals supporting our conviction in pubs being a (liquid) gold investment – even in a COVID-19 world.

 

Acquisition of Hotel Brunswick, Brunswick Heads NSW

Acquisition of Hotel Brunswick, Brunswick Heads NSW

Hotel Brunswick, an iconic and historied property that sits on the most prominent corner in Brunswick Heads on the Brunswick River, will be acquired by an investment fund managed by MA Hotel Management.

MA Financial Group announces strategic acquisition of Finsure, upgraded earnings guidance and equity raising

MA Financial Group announces strategic acquisition of Finsure, upgraded earnings guidance and equity raising

MA Financial Group Limited announces it has entered into binding agreements with BNK Banking Corporation Limited to purchase BNK’s mortgage aggregation business, Finsure Holding Pty Ltd and its subsidiaries, for $145.0 million

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.