Equity Mates Investing Podcast
About This Show
A podcast breaking down the world of investing, from beginning to dividend, to make it more accessible for you. Each episode two mates discuss all things investing, bring you the latest news and interviews with professional investors. Made by nobodies, for everybody!
Most Recent Episode
30. Searching for Strategic Assets with Susan Oliver
6 days ago
Susan Oliver has experience on both sides of markets. As an investor she sits on the global investment committee of IFM Investors (a company with over $100 billion in assets under management!) and also co-founded Scale Investors, a venture capital fund for women-led start ups. As a company director she has sat on the boards of some of Australia’s largest companies, including Transurban, Bupa and Programmed. She also sits on the board of a number of not-for-profits including, the Wheeler Centre, the Melbourne Theatre Company and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.
Given her accomplishments as a businesswoman and investor, it was a pleasure to sit down with Susan and unpack some of the lessons she has learnt throughout her career.
In this episode you will learn:
What a strategic asset is, and why Susan looks to invest in them
Why only 10% of venture capital funding in Australia goes to women
What the government needs to do to encourage Australian entrepreneurs
Why Susan supports quotas for Australian company boards
How IFM Investors factor ESG (Environmental-Social-Governance) criteria into their investing
The strategy that drove Transurban to become one of Australia’s largest companies
Episodes of This Show
Dec 16, 2017
Dec 9, 2017