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"We are now more connected to Asia than ever before and this is a huge opportunity for investors."

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Sam Hallinan

Sam Hallinan joined Nikko Asset Management as Managing Director, Australia on April 1 2015. Sam most recently was General Manager, Investment Management at NAB Asset Management while also serving as Director of Antares Capital Partners Limited, which is affiliated with NAB Asset Management.

Sam has a 22-year career in Australian financial services focusing on asset management, strategy, sales and organisational culture. At NAB, he held leadership roles in retail and institutional product and sales leadership roles for the asset management and investment platform divisions.

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Nikko Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management Australia offers investors the benefits of our global perspective and Asian DNA, combined with the local expertise and the long-standing experience of our Sydney based investment teams, with a history dating back to 1989. Today the company manages approximately AUD 10 billion1 in assets for retail and institutional clients across Australia and helps clients navigate dynamic investment markets.

With a track record of over twenty years in Australian equities and fifteen years’ experience in managing fixed income assets for insurance clients, Nikko AM Australia prides itself on its many years of accumulated market intelligence. Nikko AM Australia believes in active management and high conviction investing backed by intensive research conducted by experienced investment teams. We strive to achieve superior investment performance for clients.

Assets under management as at 30 June 2017

Lessons from this expert

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Is There Still Value to be Found in Developed Markets?

Sam Hallinan

In an age where asset prices have risen steadily for years it can be difficult to uncover value. Advisers need to help their clients apply a strategic filter across their portfolios to evaluate their investments and ensure they are aligned with their goals. More importantly, advisers need to think critically about the fund managers they’re working with: how they assess value and what gives them an edge – all with the end client in mind.

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Lesson types: Think like an investor

Has China 'Come of Age'?

Sam Hallinan

China continues to be a big story for Australia on the back of the mining boom, however, its story of growth has now transitioned to one spurred on by a burgeoning middle class looking to tap into our services industry. As China continues to develop into a modern economy Nikko Asset Management believes we need to reframe our thinking around it to ensure we continue to benefit from its growth, as well as viewing it through the greater lens as it relates to global equity allocation.

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Lesson types: Think like an investor

What’s the biggest threat to your finances?

Sam Hallinan - 28/03/2017

A lack of engagement with your own finances could be your biggest stumbling block when it comes to reaching your wealth goals. As Nikko Asset Management explains, you need to connect logically and emotionally to take control of your financial future.

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