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ANZ serious on cost cuts
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
ANZ's chief executive said his plans for a streamlined bank should save the company roughly $1 billion by 2022. ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliot said: "We will continue to simplify and strengthen the bank, including exiting, shrinking and closing ...
ESG enthusiasm booms post-Royal Commission
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
The Royal Commission may have pushed some businesses to prioritise environmental and ethical social governance (ESG), according to Perennial portfolio manager Damian Cottier. Perennial surveyed a series of listed companies, asking about their ESG ...
GSFM announces strategic partnership
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
GSFM has announced a strategic partnership with an overseas asset management firm. Canada-based Cambridge Global Asset Management will be partnering with GSFM to distribute the Cambridge Global Smaller Companies fund in the Australian and New ...
Kyckr improves platform
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
Regulatory technology company Kyckr has launched a new digital platform which it expects will result in significant online portal growth. Kyckr provides Know Your Customer (KYC) products for financial services firms. These products allow companies ...
Suncorp Super appoints new chair
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
The chair of Suncorp's superannuation business is retiring and an interim chair has been named. Jan Swinhoe, who is also chair of Mercer Superannuation, was appointed interim chair of Suncorp Portfolio Services. Her appointment follows the ...
Boutique fund house adds distribution lead
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
A boutique fund manager appointed a new head of distribution from Macquarie. SG Hiscock has appointed Anthony Cochran to lead the distribution of its offering. Cochran joins the company after 14 years with Macquarie. He was most recently ...
Beware disruptors: Antipodes
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
Antipodes client portfolio manager Alison Savas says investors need to be wary of technology companies and start-ups that are billed as disrupters. Speaking at an event in Sydney, Savas explained these disrupters, or 'software as a service' ...
Two new faces join SMSF Association board
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
The SMSF Association has added two self-managed super specialists to its board. Tracey Scotchbrook, vice chair of the West Australian Local Community, and Michael Houlihan, chair of the Victorian Local Community will join the board of the ...
ASIC suspends advice group AFSL
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
ASIC has suspended the Australian financial services licence of a Sydney-based financial advice group. Australasia Wealth Services and Management failed to obtain membership of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), therefore ...
IRESS partners with bank
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2019
Financial technology provider IRESS has partnered with one of Australia's newest banks for a streamlined mortgage offering. A new partnership between IRESS and Volt will see IRESS' mortgage software, MSO, rolled out to Volt's mortgage customers. ...
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