AusSuper picks up Henderson stake

Australia's largest superannuation fund, Australian Super,  has picked up more than 5 per cent of the shares in United Kingdom-based investment house Henderson Group.  

The Australian Super shareholding was announced to the Australian Securities Exchange today via a pro forma statement that the big super fund had picked up 5.92 per cent of the shares in Henderson, which has recently announced a strategy to expand its interests in Australia.  

The company recently announced the opening of an office in Sydney and acquired a 33 per cent interest in boutique fund manager 90 West Asset Management.  

The company has signalled its intention to have $10 billion in assets under management by 2018.  

Henderson was until 2003 under the umbrella of AMP Limited. 




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