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Fund manager appoints new COO
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 27 APR 2017   11:32AM
Aurora Funds Management, currently embroiled in an ASIC dispute over its voting power in Molopo Energy, has appointed a new chief operating officer. Ben Norman, previously a director in EY's transaction advisory services business, will take on the ...
VanEck to launch smart beta bond ETF
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 27 APR 2017   11:28AM
VanEck will launch a smart beta Australian fixed income exchange-traded fund on the ASX - the first of its kind in Australia. Trading under the ticker code PLUS, the VanEck Vectors Australian Corporate Bond Plus ETF tracks the Markit iBoxx AUD ...
Countplus chair steps down after 11 years
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 27 APR 2017   11:26AM
The founder and chair of Countplus is retiring today and his successor is stepping up to the plate. Barry Lambert, who established and chaired the ASX-listed wealth management firm as a subsidiary of the now CBA-owned Count Financial in 2006, said ...
Markets ignoring climate crisis: Hewson
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017   12:57PM
Former Liberal Party leader and chair of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project, John Hewson, believes markets are ignoring a climate-induced crisis far more severe than the one caused by subprime mortgages. Speaking at a Sydney briefing discussing ...
Legalsuper awards global equities mandate
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017   12:13PM
Legalsuper, the $3.1 billion super fund for Australia's legal community, awarded a global equities mandate to a boutique firm in Florida. GQG Partners was launched in June 2016 as a subsidiary of Pacific Current Group, and manages $4.5 billion in ...
MLC Life creates four adviser engagement roles
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2017   12:06PM
MLC Life Insurance, the insurer established after NAB sold its life insurance arm to Nippon Life, has created four new business engagement manager roles. The managers will join MLC Life Insurance's retail business from May 1 and will focus on ...
AMP Capital appoints insto business head
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2017   12:55PM
AMP Capital has appointed a new head of its institutional and corporate business. Tim Nation joined AMP Capital 2010, and was most recently head of real estate capital. Before that, he was acting fund manager for AMP Capital's Wholesale Office ...
Value set for comeback: Nikko AM
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2017   12:44PM
Value investing is set for a comeback after two years of underperformance - but only for managers willing to put in the hard yards. Nikko Asset Management portfolio manager and senior analyst Jason Kim explained in a recent investor update that the ...
AustralianSuper appoints former Macquarie executive
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2017   12:11PM
AustralianSuper appointed a new chair for its investment committee. Jim Craig, who has been on the committee since last year, also sits on the boards of Lifestyle Communities, IC Advisory, River Capital, Unified Healthcare Group, Australian United ...
ANZ sells off retail Vietnam business
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2017   11:04AM
ANZ entered into an agreement to sell its Vietnamese retail business to an NYSE-listed South Korean group. Shinhan Bank Vietnam, owned by Shinhan Financial Group, will become the new owner of ANZ's retail presence while the latter focuses on its ...
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VanEck will launch a smart beta Australian fixed income exchange-traded fund on the ASX - the first of its kind in Australia.
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