Argo Global consists of an experienced Board, manager and portfolio manager.
The Board - Argo Global
The composition of the Board of Directors provides the Company with a broad range of skills and experience, particularly in the funds management, infrastructure and financial services sectors.
The Manager - Argo Investments
Argo is an Australian Listed Investment Company and is a long-term investor in Australian equities and has been steadily building a large, diversified portfolio since 1946. It believes in the cumulative effect of investing in quality companies over a long-term horizon and avoids the temptation to seek short-term gains in high-risk situations.
The Portfolio Manager - Cohen & Steers
Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc. is a highly regarded global investment manager specialising in real assets, including listed infrastructure, real estate securities, natural resource equities, and commodity futures. It was established in 1986, and its parent company was subsequently publically listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 2004 under the ticker CNS and maintains a broad equity ownership among employees which provides continuity of management and investment professionals.
The firm has offices in New York, Seattle, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo and global infrastructure analysts averaging 9 years of infrastructure-related investment experience. Cohen & Steers’ size and scale provides access to company management, regulators and other market participants which contributes to its rigorous and disciplined investment process. Its market capitalisation was approximately AUD2.4 billion as of 31 March 2015. Cohen & Steers currently has AUD71.1 billion in funds under management (as of 31 March 2015), including AUD5.7 billion in global listed infrastructure assets (as of 31 March 2015), and its client base includes mutual funds, pension plans, endowment funds and investment companies (including superannuation assets in Australia).