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Goldman Sachs hires for family office offering

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Goldman Sachs has made two key appointments to lead its planned private wealth offering in Australia. The firm is building a local private wealth team to serve family offices and ultra-high net worth individuals. Chris Kavanagh and Aaron Shirley have ...

Morningstar hires advice lead

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Morningstar Australasia has appointed a new head of financial planning solutions, after it acquired AdviserLogic. Founder and chief executive of AdviserLogic Daniel Gara departed Morningstar in June following his company's acquisition. Now, Ivan Gower ...

Six Park lowers minimum investment to $2k

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Robo adviser Six Park has lowered its minimum investment to just $2000, down from the $10,000 minimum it had at the start of 2020. In March 2020, Six Park first tested out lowering its minimum investment - slashing the $10,000 minimum to $5000. Clients ...

MSCI acquires Real Capital Analytics

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 3 AUG 2021
MSCI will pay US$950 million cash to acquire data and analytics company Real Capital Analytics. MSCI said the logic behind the acquisition was grounded in a desire to expand its data solutions - especially in real estate. Real Capital Analytics provides ...

AMP hires in support of advisers, brokers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 3 AUG 2021
AMP Bank has appointed Paul Herbert as head of intermediary distribution and governance. The appointment is aimed at bolstering distribution and governance support for AMP's brokers and financial advisers. Herbert was previously head of lending distribution ...

Only one quarter of ETP growth from performance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 3 AUG 2021
Australia's exchange traded product market reached $115 billion at the end of June 2021, increasing 76% in 12 months - but according to Rainmaker research, only a small portion of that growth came from performance. The latest Rainmaker data shows $35 ...

Fairfax family office awards mandate

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
Marinya Capital, the John Fairfax family office, has selected an investment data provider. Investment Control Systems (ICS) will implement ICS ATHENA for Marinya Capital. "As part of an operating model review, this was a great time to enhance our capabilities ...

Dismal pass rate for latest CFA exam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level one exam results for May 2021 saw a paltry pass rate of just 25%. This was the lowest pass rate ever recorded. In February 2021, 44% of level one candidates passed the exam. In the first half of 2019, 41% ...

Pandemic hasn't killed retail: Airlie

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
Despite doomsayers predictions, COVID-19 has not killed off the big Australian high street names in retail - actually, it may have benefited them. Airlie Funds Management portfolio manager and head of research Emma Fisher told Financial Standard that ...

AFCA weeds out phony complaints

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has made changes to its procedures to weed out complaints where the consumer didn't really suffer any financial harm. AFCA received feedback from financial institutions, particularly small to medium ...