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WTW wins mandate from NZ government super fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
Willis Towers Watson has been appointed to review the New Zealand Government Superannuation Fund Authority (NZ GSFA). Under this appointment, WTW will assess NZ GSFA's investment approach to determine how effectively and efficiently it is performing ...
Synchron demands clarity from insurers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
Financial advice dealer group Synchron is urging life insurers to clarify their responses to the new unfair contract terms regime. The new regime will come into effect from 5 April 2021, requiring many policies to be corrected. "Our understanding is ...
Low pass rate for latest FASEA exam
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
The latest Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) exam had the lowest pass rate yet. A total of 1079 advisers sat the exam, compared to an average of 1323 across all exams. Only 73% of those that sat the January exam passed. The overall ...
Cbus awards $240m mandate
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
The $60 billion industry super fund for the construction and building sectors has announced a new $240 million mandate. Impax Asset Management has been awarded the mandate in a move focused on investing in opportunities arising from the transition away ...
eToro combines with SPAC, plans to list
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAR 2021
Investment platform eToro has entered a business combination with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and revealed plans to list on the NASDAQ. eToro will merge with NASDAQ listed FinTech Acquisition Corp (FTCV), entering into a definitive ...
CSC pivots towards divestment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAR 2021
At Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation's annual general meeting yesterday, the $50 billion government fund revealed it has divested pure-play coal. CSC chief investment officer Alison Tarditi revealed for the first time that the fund has divested ...
Zenith acquires asset allocation specialist
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAR 2021
Research house and investment consultant firm Zenith Investment Partners has acquired an asset allocation specialist. Zenith acquired Heuristic Investment Systems from its management on March 15. The Heuristics team will join Zenith Investment Partners ...
Dexus plans merger with AMP Capital fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAR 2021
The Dexus Wholesale Property Fund has entered into an implementation agreement with the $5 billion AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund, but AMP Capital isn't necessarily on board. The merger has been recommended by the AMP Capital Diversified Property ...
Former AMP adviser in enforceable undertaking
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
The glamorous financial adviser wife of an ex-NRL player has been ordered to pay ASIC's legal costs and comply with its enforceable undertaking. Jenan Thorne - wife of former Canterbury Bulldogs player Robin Thorne - was prevented from providing financial ...
ASIC bans adviser over dodgy super consolidation
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
ASIC has permanently banned a Melbourne financial adviser for allegedly pressuring people into consolidating their superannuation for a fee. Nizi Bhandari has been banned from providing financial services permanently. He was an authorised representative ...