Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Melbourne, 24 February– Australia Ratings is pleased to announce the launch of our updated, new-look website –

The website brings a fresh and clearer presentation of our ratings and research and a menu layout that makes it easier to navigate the site. It will also allow easy access from mobile devices including smart phones and tablets.

Registered users of our current website will need to create a new login id and password to access ratings and research. We suggest you use your email address as your id. There is no restriction on the password format.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Melbourne, 24 February – Australia Ratings has affirmed its ranking for La Trobe Financial Asset Management (LFAM) as ‘Strong’.

A ‘Strong’ Operational Capability Assessment (OCA) ranking reflects the embedded processes and procedures adopted by LFAM to successfully perform its operational role and successfully execute La Trobe Australian Credit Fund’s investment mandates and deliver expected income to investors.

Australia Ratings analyst, Daniela Crisafi said “Sound governance, compliance and risk management frameworks give LFAM direction and support to successfully fulfil its role and to provide expected returns to Fund investors. Such frameworks have been embedded in their processes, supporting LFAM’s role. Furthermore, experienced employees’ focused and consistent approach in managing the Fund firmly supports LFAM.”

LFAM’sStrong OCA indicates continued demonstration of a strong capacity to perform its obligations and role as Responsible Entity for the La Trobe Australian Credit fund. LFAM is supported by very strong capabilities and qualities.

LFAM’s ‘Strong’ ranking also takes into consideration the operational and financial support from the La Trobe Financial Group. On a consolidated basis, the Group held net assets of more than $101 million as at 31 January 2016.

Download copy of the full Operational Capability Assessment ranking report.


For further information contact:

Daniela Crisafi,  Director,  Australia Ratings
Phone: 03 8080 6684



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