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ECP Asset Management adds to team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
The active fund manager added a former investment analyst from Hyperion Asset Management to its investment team. Justin Breen spent over five years at Hyperion specialising in global equities investing. He was previously a derivatives trader at ERM ...

SMSF establishments soar

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
The popularity of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) is on the rise with increased establishments and fewer wind ups in the year to June end, data from the ATO shows. There are currently 597,900 SMSFs with 1.1 million members. Throughout the ...

Zurich, OnePath cover vaccine side-effects

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
Zurich Life & Investments and OnePath Life have added protection coverage from the COVID-19 vaccination into eligible life insurance policies to encourage more people to get vaccinated. The new protection ensures that if any Zurich or OnePath Life insured ...

Family law super reform passes

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
The government has passed legislation intended to prevent individuals from hiding superannuation assets in family law proceedings. Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measure No. 6) Bill 2021 (Schedule 5) allows the ATO to share information when an individual ...

NAB partners with life insurance, advice provider

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
The big four bank announced its partnership with Australia's largest medical defence organisation to extend its business finance solutions to doctors and healthcare professionals. NAB's Medfin Finance team signed a 10-year strategic partnership agreement ...

Former CFSGAM chief executive joins CFA Institute

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
The CFA Institute has appointed the former chief executive Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) and First State Investments as chair of the board of governors. Mark Lazberger is one of two Australians on the CFA Institute board of governors ...

ETF use grows in SMSFs

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
The take-up of exchange traded funds (ETFS) in self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) is on a steady rise, almost matching the proportion invested in managed funds. The latest Class Annual Benchmark Report: SMSF Resilience in a time of constant change ...

CountPlus takes stake in firm

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
The ASX-listed advice and accounting group is acquiring a 49% shareholding in an accounting firm based in Victoria. CountPlus will pay a total of $2.8 million for Southern Cross Business Holdings (SCBA) made up of an initial payment of $2.2 million ...

ASIC red tape unit welcomed

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
The government has welcomed the corporate regulator's plan to establish a unit with the sole aim of reducing regulatory costs for businesses and consumers. The red tape unit will be responsible for identifying and implementing changes to how ASIC administers ...

Fidelity moves into SMAs

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Fidelity International has entered the managed accounts space with the launch of its first separately managed account (SMA) with an actively managed Australian equity model. The SMA is managed by Fidelity Australian Opportunities Fund portfolio manager ...