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Pension fund giant cuts BHP
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
BHP Group is among several companies a $106 billion international pension fund has excluded from its investment universe as it aims to rid its portfolio of coal. Norway's Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) took the decision to divest almost $520,000 ...
UBS co-head of equities departs
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019
The co-head of equities for Australia and New Zealand at UBS stepped down after 15 years with the firm. Chris Williams had been in the role since May 2015 alongside Steve Boxall, who will now have the sole responsibility for the role. Williams ...
Boutique appoints portfolio manager
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019
A Sydney funds management boutique has appointed a portfolio manager from Investors Mutual, as it sees increased demand from advice practices for equities income solutions. Tomas Vasquez is joining Vertium Asset Management as a portfolio manager ...
Janus Henderson EM team crumbles
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
The emerging markets equities team at Janus Henderson Investors is getting ready to leave en masse, the firm confirmed. Head of global emerging market equities Glen Finegan departed on April 18 and is now on garden leave until October, Janus ...
Should super funds segregate pension assets?
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
With 2.8 million super accounts slated to enter pension phase over the next decade, is it time superannuation funds follow QSuper's lead and start segregating their pension assets? That's a question a new research paper by Parametric ...
Colonial First State awards $170m mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
Colonial First State has awarded a global manager a $170 million mandate to invest in Australian real estate securities. DWS will invest in Australian real estate investment trusts (AREITs) on behalf of CFS under the mandate awarded in the first ...
Forrests donate $655m to foundation
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest and wife Nicola have donated $655 million to their philanthropic foundation. Minderoo Foundation now has more than $1.5 billion in total donations from the couple and has supported 280 projects globally since its 2001 ...
QIC eyes internet infrastructure company
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
The $85 billion manager made an indicative proposal to acquire an ASX-listed internet infrastructure company. Superloop granted QIC an exclusive due diligence period of three weeks starting April 28, after receiving an indicative offer on April 2 ...
Westpac profits down 24%, dividend flat
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
Westpac profits plunged 24% in the first half to $3.13 billion, as cash earnings fell across four of the group's five business divisions. "This is a disappointing result reflecting weaker business conditions and the bank dealing decisively with ...
Macquarie Capital appoints group co-heads
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
Macquarie Capital has appointed two group co-heads as the incumbent leaves the role after seven years. Tim Bishop will step down as the group head of Macquarie Capital and from the executive committee effective May 31. He will become the chair of ...
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