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Future Super chief executive to depart
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
The chief executive and co-founder of $1 billion ethical retail fund Future Super will depart at the end of February. Kirstin Hunter , who has been with the fund for four years, has announced she will be leaving despite recent promotions. Hunter joined ...
Ord Minnett adds to team
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... research team. He has more than 30 years' experience as an investment strategist, portfolio manager and analyst in Australia and overseas. In November, Ord Minnett acquired E.L. & C. Baillieu. Recently, Ord Minnett's head of institutional research ...
Perpetual reports $2.7bn in net outflows
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... About $900 million in outflows was from equities. The $89.2 billion in total assets includes Perpetual Asset Management Australia's $22.7 billion (down 2% in the quarter) and recently acquired Barrow Hanley's $66.5 billion. "During 2020, investment markets ...
Aura hires executive from Challenger
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... property credit fund. Shaun Fernando is a new director and portfolio manager for the firm's real estate credit strategy in Australia and is based in Sydney. Fernando was an associate director at Challenger for one and a half years within real estate ...
Hostplus called out on climate change
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
The $50 billion industry super fund Hostplus is the latest fund to be the subject of a campaign from Market Forces, demanding it divest fossil fuels and develop a climate action plan. Activist group Market Forces recently had success lobbying UniSuper ...
AFCA forced into rule change
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has been forced into a rule change regarding its jurisdiction over authorised representatives after a court decision. The NSW Supreme Court ruled in the case of DH Flinders v Australian Financial Complaints ...
Investa buys $800m property from Macquarie
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... expected to deliver an attractive risk adjusted return to our investors, and further reinforces ICPF's reputation as Australia's leading prime office fund," he said. "We have high confidence in the Sydney CBD office market and believe 39 Martin Place ...
Super concerns over legislation: Schroders
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... far away from APRA's benchmark." Your Future, Your Super has garnered criticism from the industry with Industry Super Australia believing the reforms will only benefit retail funds. In addition, Rice Warner has concerns over the benchmark will miss the ...
Chief economist update: Jobs, jobs, jobs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... released its latest survey of the domestic labour market ... and it was good. "In joyful strains then let us sing, Advance Australia Fair." The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) reported that 50,000 workers found employment in December - in ...
State Super names new chief investment officer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021
... services, having previously served as head of institutional sales at Franklin Templeton and head of client service at GMO Australia among others. Pratt also currently holds a number of directorships including with Crescent Wealth, Guild Group, CIMA Society ...
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