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Seven fund managers scoop up First Sentier mandates

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024
... Leaders option will be known as Investors Mutual Future Leaders, while the First Sentier Developing Companies (via FirstChoice) option will become the Longwave Australian Small Companies option. CFS said it expects to finalise the confirmation of the ...

Best default super funds revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
... option, managed by Colonial First State (CFS) for its investment schemes, saw a return of 11.5%. Notably, CFS' FirstChoice Employer lifecycle product matched this return over the same timeframe. Continuing the pattern of retail fund supremacy in ...

Vanguard Super hits $1bn, soft launches pension product

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
... default Lifecycle options, returning 14.7% for the 12 months to December end. In doing so, it beat out the likes of FirstChoice, Mine Super, and TelstraSuper; the median return for default Lifecycle options over the year was 11.4%. About 65% of Vanguard ...

Colonial First State enhances FirstChoice with Elemnta

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 21 NOV 2023
Colonial First State (CFS) rolled out a major enhancement to FirstChoice, reducing set-up time for new and existing accounts by up to 80%. CFS has worked with Elemnta to allow advisers to use existing client data via an integration with Xplan, reducing ...

Wealth firm awards CFS Edge mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023
... will use CFS Edge. Having officially launched in August, Edge is the third platform CFS has on offer, together with FirstChoice and FirstWrap. CFS group executive Bryce Quirk said "the new relationship with Viridian cements CFS Edge as a platform of ...

New CFS platform at the cutting Edge: Quirk

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2023
... platform has launched, with CFS distribution lead Bryce Quirk saying it's expected the new offering will fare as well as FirstChoice. Developed in collaboration with FNZ, CFS Edge aims to enable digital adviser workflows, advanced data analytics, an ...

Colonial First State chalks up strong super returns

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUL 2023
... State (CFS) has recorded double-digit returns across several of its default superannuation products for FY23. The CFS FirstChoice Employer Super growth fund (Lifestage 1975-1979) delivered a 12.2% return. The CFS FirstChoice Employer Super balanced fund ...

CFS settles super fees class action

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUL 2023
... that were illegally charged to members to pay commissions to financial advisers. The action related to members of CFS FirstChoice and conduct carried out between July 2013 and June 2020. The class action - brought by Slater and Gordon - alleged that ...

Retirees to own 55% of all super come 2032: Rainmaker

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUL 2023
... AustralianSuper, Australian Retirement Trust (ART), Aware Super, Public Sector Superannuation (PSS), UniSuper, CFS FirstChoice, BT Super, Hostplus, MLC Super, and Military Super. AustralianSuper's projected retiree FUM share for 2032 is 33%, while ART ...

BT names distribution lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2023
... During his tenure, he led platforms distribution and institutional sales. Rainmaker research shows that Colonial's FirstChoice platform hosts the highest number of aligned financial advisers, holding 12% of the aligned segment, followed by BT Panorama ...
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