Robeco wins another HESTA mandate

Fund manager, Robeco has received a mandate from health industry fund, HESTA for its Robeco QI Global Value Equities strategy.

The mandate, described as “substantial” was noted by Robeco as complementing the low-volatility conservative equities mandate awarded by HESTA to the fund manager in 2015.

Commenting on the mandate, HESTA chief executive, Debby Blakey said the fund had been looking for a cost-effective way to access factor risk premia.

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“Robeco’s research insights and portfolio construction process were attractive in that context,” she said.

The Robeco QI Global Value and Conservative Equities strategies form part of the building blocks of Robeco’s factor investing product offering.

Robeco Australia head, Stephen Dennis said he believed the firm’s factor investing offering was a great fit for superannuation funds such as HESTA looking to capture equity premiums efficiently by not going against other proven factors.

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