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The philosopher buying up the world’s infrastructure assets

Australian Financial Review
Mon, 08 Nov 2021

The philosopher buying up the world’s infrastructure assets
Morrison & Co’s Paul Newfield is happy to be a seller when he needs to. (Image: supplied)
Australian Financial Review
Mon, 08 Nov 2021
Paul Newfield believes a good investment starts with a good idea.It is a logical way of thinking for a stockpicker who graduated with a degree in philosophy, and separates short-term noise and volatility from long-term purpose and prosperity.“We talk about investing in ideas that matter,” Newfield, Morrison & Co’s head of Australia and New Zealand says.“We start with the big problems society will have to solve in the next few decades and then see which businesses are well-positioned to meet that need, but a...

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