Research into ongoing process improvements is vital for a quantitative equity manager and plays an important role within Plato.
Whilst Plato thoroughly researches all its investment processes and has them approved by the Plato Board prior to implementation, no process should be set in stone. To assist us in this process we have established the Plato Academic Board. The Academic Board provides a link into academic research – both published and particularly unpublished – in order to keep Plato at the leading edge of financial market research.
Media Release: Income-focused LIC IPO opens to investors
Plato Income Maximiser Limited (ASX: PL8), the first Listed Investment Company (LIC) managed by Plato Investment Management Limited (Plato) has officially launched today.
The Australian: Resurgent miners supercharge their dividend payouts
The nation’s iron ore miners, which only a year ago were classed as villains because of their falling share prices and evaporating dividends, have become the unlikely heroes of the 2017 reporting season after rewarding investors with supercharged payouts thanks to recovering commodity prices.
Livewire Exclusive: Equity income – the best of a bad lot
“The market, on a six percent yield including franking, still looks pretty attractive versus a 1.5% cash rate, bonds sub-3%, term deposits 2-3%.” – Dr Don Hamson
Livewire Exclusive: Two critical signs of a dividend trap
Dr Don Hamson from Plato Investment Management says that if the yield looks too good to be true then it’s probably a good sign the dividend is not sustainable.
Livewire Exclusive: Where are the best prospects for dividends?
Dr Don Hamson, Managing Director of Plato Investment Management, says the best prospects for dividends now sit with Australia’s big iron ore miners.
AFR: Don Hamson: fundie protecting pensioners
Monday fundie – Prioritising income is key for Hamson.
The Lost Decade for Australian Shares
Presented by Dr. Don Hamson on 2/2/2017
The lost decade for Australian shares: but don’t forget the income!
Over the 10 years to the end of 2016, the ASX/S&P200 price index has tracked predominantly sideways. But equity investing is not all about capital growth…
AFR Street Talk: Plato readies income fund for the ASX boards
AFR Street Talk: Sydney-based Plato Investment Management is in the running to float the first new listed investment company of the new year.