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Trustees review fine print
RUTH LIEW  |  THURSDAY, 27 JAN 2011   1:35PM
The twin themes of super funds gaining more scale and moving more of their investment management in-house will force trustees to add extra layers of governance or risk losing large sums of fund members' money, experts said. The recent case of ...
SimCorp signs Fennia Mutual
RUTH LIEW  |  THURSDAY, 27 JAN 2011   1:05PM
Finland-based Finnish Fennia Mutual Insurance Company has chosen SimCorp Dimension as its new investment management platform. Fennia Mutual Insurance Company will be using SimCorp Dimension front-to-back. Following a detailed selection process ...
Russell to launch insto ETFs
RUTH LIEW  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2011   12:05PM
Russell Investments this year makes the leap towards providing exchange traded funds (ETFs) for institutional investors, at a time when more super funds are adopting new ways to manage their passive strategies. Russell will be channelling efforts ...
Super contribs to SMSFs down, asset alloc steady
RUTH LIEW  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2011   12:00PM
SMSF contributions fell by more than 20 per cent in the last quarter - following similar patterns throughout last year, new research shows. According to figures from Multiport, the December quarter saw the average inflow of contributions to SMSFs ...
Asset Super mulls merger
RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2011   12:30PM
The chief executive of Asset Super said the fund is open to merger talks and has already been approached by several super funds, ahead of a new three-year strategy that starts this year. "We announced last year that we had five funds approach us ...
Mobile internet tools take flight
RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2011   12:30PM
From iPads to the BlackBerry Playbook, global shipments of portable internet devices based on "lite" operating systems will hit 150 million per year in four years - making it more important than ever that advisers get on board the tech revolution. ...
JBWere targets Asian HNWs
RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2011   12:25PM
JBWere recruits a team from a rival firm to boost its advisory services targeted at Asian high net worth investors based in Australia. JBWere recruited Kenny Ng, Vivian Moo and Esterly Lumy to service Asian individuals and families in Australia. ...
Aust Unity sets its sights on instos
RUTH LIEW  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2011   12:25PM
Australian Unity Investments is ramping up its institutional strategy this year. Martin Hession, head of property at AUI, said at a lunch last week that winning institutional mandates would be a key part of the firm's agenda this year, after having ...
AvSuper loses case against fund manager
RUTH LIEW  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2011   12:45PM
A judge has dismissed super fund AvSuper's claim against Commonwealth Managed Investments Limited (CMIL) and Colonial First State Property Limited, in a case regarding the super fund's entitlements in the Commonwealth Property Hotel Fund. CMIL and ...
ARIA boosts property sustainability
RUTH LIEW  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2011   12:45PM
The $18 billion government fund ARIA is improving the sustainability of its properties as part of its efforts to mitigate the risk of climate change on the fund's portfolio. The fund said "climate change and energy, food and water security present ...
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The Productivity Commission has released its anticipated draft report on alternative default models in superannuation, looking at ways to introduce more competition in a system where members do not exercise fund choice.
Following research into the future of product innovation and development, Nikko Asset Management Australia has created a new executive role to drive the firm's product agenda.
New-York based financial firm Goldman Sachs is planning to launch an ETF which will invest in high-yield corporate debt, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Two Contango MicroCap (CTN) directors were removed following an extraordinary general meeting and a third resigned prior to resolutions being passed.
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