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Video - Interview with Kerr Neilson

Kerr Neilson,

Kerr, with the help of Andrew Clifford, founded Platinum in 1994 with a view to making money for investors. The emphasis was on continuing the successful investment approach.. More

17 Sep 2018

​Platinum's Investment Specialist Julian McCormack interviews founder Kerr Neilson and asks what advice he would give to somebody looking to invest in stocks for the first time. Plus Kerr provides an update on where he sees value in today's markets.

Recent articles

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    Philip Ingram,

    Philip joined Platinum in 2009 as an investment analyst. Previously, he worked for Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley in the UK, analysing the British and Irish banking sectors... More

    17 Sep 2018

    The promise of the new is always exciting, whether it is Tesla taking on the motor industry or cryptocurrencies challenging the fiat money printed by central banks.  However, an object lesson for investors in the thrill of the new is banks’ resilience to the onslaught from fintech...

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  • Governing Nations in the Age of Digitisation

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  • The Rise & Rise of Technology

    Alessandro Barbi,

    Alex is an industry veteran and a long-time member of the Platinum team. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.. More

    27 Aug 2018

    Fund Manager of the Platinum International Technology Fund Alessandro Barbi, is interviewed by Gemma Dale Director, SMSF and Investor Behaviour at NAB Trade. 

  • Market Update - August 2018

    Andrew Clifford,

    Andrew co-founded Platinum in 1994 as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer, having worked alongside Kerr for several years at Bankers Trust and perfecting the craft of.. More

    02 Aug 2018

    Platinum’s CIO, Andrew Clifford, provides an update on global markets and how Platinum is positioned for the current investment environment.

  • Podcast - 30 June 2018 Quarterly Report

    Douglas Isles,

    An actuary by training, Douglas first joined Platinum in 2003 as an investment analyst, having spent some time at the Commonwealth Bank as a product actuary and, prior to that.. More

    26 Jul 2018

    Here is an audio recording of the highlights of Platinum’s June 2018 Quarterly Report. The podcast provides key messages from CEO & CIO Andrew Clifford’s Macro Overview, accompanied by Asia Fund Manager Joe Lai’s insights from recent visits to India and China, Health Care...