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Mutual Limited adds experienced duo to Credit Advisory Committee

September 7, 2017

Mutual Credit Advisory Committee, has appointed independent members Justin McCarthy and Brad Newcombe to the committee. Wayne Buckingham, Managing Director of Mutual, welcomes the experience Justin and Brad bring to credit analysis, enhancing the processes of the Mutual team.

Mutual Limited manage over $2.5 billion of funds, predominately in cash and credit, and have out-performed benchmarks consistently across all timeframes.

Justin McCarthy is one of Australia’s leading credit research analysts with over 25 years of financial markets experience, specialising in banking and insurance regulation. Justin commenced his career in 1992 at Ferrier Hodgson in Melbourne. After being admitted as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 he moved to Hong Kong and took a role as Credit Manager at National Australia Bank. Subsequent roles included Credit Manager at Credit Suisse First Boston (London) and Head of Credit, Asia for AllianceBernstein (Melbourne). In 2007 Justin moved to FIIG Securities as Head of Research and established the fixed income research and education functions. Since 2016 Justin has been the Head of Research at MINT Partners Australia (a division BGC Partners, a NASDAQ listed company) where he is responsible for coverage of investment grade securities, including the banking and insurance sectors. Justin had a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Brad has over 20 years’ experience in equity and fixed income markets roles, including roles at Westpac Treasury and a Director of Fixed Income Research (Credit) at FIIG Securities and Head of Fixed Income Research at Millinium Capital Partners. He currently advises ultra-high net worth clients on their investments with a focus on equity positions and credit (and other) risks in their fixed income portfolios. Brad has a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) and a Masters of Commerce from QUT. He has also completed the Institute of Chartered Accountants professional year program.

For any information or if you wish to discuss your requirements with Mutual, please call Wayne Buckingham on 03 8681 1903.