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Magellan COO departs for family office job
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 17 FEB 2017   12:46PM
Magellan Financial Group's chief operating officer, one of the firm's first employees, left the firm in January. Nerida Campbell joined Magellan in 2006. She has also been Magellan's chief financial officer, company secretary and director. Before ...
Russell sells actuarial business
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 17 FEB 2017   12:33PM
Russell Investments will sell its actuarial consulting business to a leading global advisory firm. Willis Towers Watson has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the business from Russell for an undisclosed amount, in a move that WTW described ...
Copia boutique wins micro-cap mandate
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 17 FEB 2017   12:31PM
A Copia Investment Partners boutique won a $27 million micro-cap investment mandate. OC Funds Management, founded in 2000 by head of investments Robert Frost, will manage a micro-cap portfolio for Contango MicroCap. Contango said OCFM was selected ...
AMP Capital partners for Irish healthcare assets
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017   12:42PM
... while also delivering strong returns for IIF investors." Irish Life Investment Managers managing director Patrick Burke added: "The Irish Infrastructure Fund provides institutional investors with a unique opportunity to invest in a portfolio ...
Rubik shareholders mull acquisition by Geneva fintech
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017   12:41PM
The directors of ASX-listed fintech company Rubik Financial unanimously recommended shareholders accept a proposal for the company to be acquired by a Geneva-based software provider. Under the terms of its binding scheme implementation deed ...
US investment giant builds out Sydney team
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017   12:38PM
The private capital arm of a $1 trillion US investment manager has set up shop in Sydney with a local investment team. Pricoa Capital Group, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial's investment management business PGIM, already has a $3 billion ...
Ironbark launches income solutions suite
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017   12:33PM
... the two retail products will run alongside other institutional and wholesale solutions. The firm's head of distribution Alex Donald said the partnership is a strong endorsement of its business model. "We're seeing a strong demand for more ...
Hunter Hall profit sinks as third investor enters the fray
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2017   12:55PM
Hunter Hall reported a 68% drop in statutory profit at the same time Pinnacle leapfrogged Washington H. Soul Pattinson's takeover bid and a third investor declared its intention to buy 20% of the company. John Bridgeman Limited (JBL), acting as ...
IOOF profits slide across all key businesses
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2017   12:53PM
IOOF reported declining profits across all key segments in 1H17, contributing to an overall 45% slide in statutory profit down to $74 million. The group's platform management and administration business took the biggest hit to underlying profit ...
Long-serving Platinum portfolio manager departs
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2017   12:52PM
A portfolio manager at Platinum Asset Management will step down from his role after 15 years with the firm. Simon Trevett joined Platinum in 2002 and currently co-manages the Platinum International Brands Fund with Jamie Halse, who will now take on ...
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