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New reforms to smash major super funds
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2019
AMP, Hostplus and ANZ OnePath will be hit hardest by the Protecting Your Super package, according to latest Rainmaker insight. More than five million superannuation accounts are set to benefit from the new legislation passed through the Senate last ...
Industry fund welcomes new chair
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 26 FEB 2019
A $6 billion industry superannuation fund recently appointed a new chair. Joseph Di Leo is the new chair of LUCRF Super. Former chair Tim Kennedy has stepped into the role of deputy chair. Di Leo joined the fund's board of directors in March 2018 ...
Labor responds to Royal Commission final report
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
The Labor Party will look to ban the payment of grandfathered commissions by January 2020 if successful at the upcoming Federal election. Responding to the final report, Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen said the party has already tabled a bill to end ...
Digital advice platform opens Sydney office
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 FEB 2019
A provider of automated investment solutions is opening an Australian office to meet the growing demand for digital financial advice. With a newly established office in Sydney, Quantifeed will leverage local software engineering talent to grow its ...
IRESS reports strong 2018
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Financial technology provider IRESS reported solid figures for 2018, anticipating a successful 2019 to follow. IRESS group operating revenue grew 6%, driven by 7% growth in its UK business and 9% in Australia and New Zealand. IRESS cited a number ...
More consolidation to come: APRA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Of the 28 funds identified by APRA as candidates for merger in the last 12 months, at least 13 have moved to do so. And a further three could also be headed for the exit door, APRA chair Wayne Byres said. Appearing before the Senate Economics ...
GAM sacks investment director
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
GAM Investments confirmed fixed income investment director Tim Haywood was dismissed for "gross misconduct" following an internal investigation. And he's appealing the decision. In August 2018, Haywood was at the centre of an investigation that ...
Futuro ends AMP alignment
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Futuro Financial Services has ended its partnership with AMP after seven years, becoming 100% privately-owned again. AMP acquired a 10% stake in Futuro in 2012 with the intention of taking full ownership by 2017. However, both parties agreed to end ...
Escala bought by growing US firm
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Escala Partners is set to be acquired by a US-based wealth manager looking to expand its international footprint. Focus Financial Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Escala, with the deal seeing Focus' presence in the ...
Sunsuper overhauls leadership team
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 FEB 2019
Sunsuper has restructured its executive lineup, with its executive general manager of advice, marketing and growth to depart. The restructure comes as the $ 60 billion industry fund looks to better execute its growth strategy and ensure continued ...
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