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Retail fund tops MySuper tables for FY21

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
In a year the average fund posted over 18% in returns, CommBank's Essential Super was the top one-year performer. Essential Super Employer - Lifestage 1980-84 returned 26.5% in the year ending June, according to Rainmaker's performance tables ...

Fund administrator hires from competitor

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
Singapore-based Ascent Fund Services has hired from its competitor Apex Group to appoint the lead for its foray into Australia. Eric Koolen was the managing director of Apex Group's Australian business for about two years, ending March 2021. He has ...

First YFYS performance test results weeks away

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
Superannuation funds can expect their results in the first performance test by August 31 under the new Your Future, Your Super reforms, according to an APRA letter sent Friday. The first round covers MySuper products alone. Trustee-directed products ...

Milford adds to team

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
The $13 billion Trans-Tasman boutique had added two to its Australian distribution team, hiring from Macquarie and Bennelong Funds Management. Matt Bills has joined as Milford Asset Management as the regional manager for Victoria, South Australia and ...

GigSuper eyes $1.5m raise

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
The superannuation startup geared at self-employed workers is looking to raise $1.5 million, as it sets it sights on 60,000 members in five years. GigSuper this week opened a crowd-funded raise for $1.5 million based on pre-money valuation of $8.1 million. ...

IFM blames "unfounded" class action for Tandem worries

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
A Shine Lawyers class action against IFM portfolio company Tandem made it harder for the subcontracting firm to win business in the lead up to its administration, according to IFM Investors chief executive David Neal. Neal was quizzed about the firm's ...

Channel Capital appoints distribution director

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
The Sydney multi-boutique has appointed a Queensland-based distribution director, hiring from GSFM. Sam Mirls will be responsible for managing and building relationships with advisers, family office and wholesale clients across Queensland. Mirls joins ...

Future Fund appoints portfolio strategy lead

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
The $179 billion sovereign wealth fund has promoted internally to appoint a deputy chief investment officer for portfolio strategy. Ben Samild was named to the role, which was left vacant in December 2020 after Sue Brake moved to Future Fund's chief ...

Tidswell agrees it contravened Corps Act

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
Tidswell has surrendered its RSE licence to APRA, as it agrees to ASIC's allegations it contravened the Corporations Act in its work for startup super fund MobiSuper. In N ovember 2019, ASIC filed a case against MobiSuper, Andrew Richard Grover ...

AustralianSuper appoints head of private credit

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUL 2021
AustralianSuper wants to triple its investment in private credit to $15 billion in next three years, as it announces a new head for the asset class. The fund has promoted Nick Ward to head of private credit. He was previously a senior portfolio manager. ...