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GSFM to distribute new strategy in Australia

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024
Investment fund distributor GSFM has partnered with Alantra Asset Management to bring its €1.3 billion listed European small and mid-cap strategy (EQMC) to Australia. The strategy will be available to institutional, wholesale, and family office investors. ...

KKR forms exclusive partnership with Capital Group

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024
KKR and Capital Group have formed an exclusive strategic alliance to democratise hybrid public-private market investment solutions across multiple asset classes, geographies, and channels. The first strategies, slated to launch in the US next year ...

New head of APAC at Russell Investments

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
Russell Investments has promoted Jason Edgar to head of Asia Pacific, where he will spearhead the firm's business strategy in the region, effective immediately. Edgar will report directly to chair and chief executive Zach Buchwald. In his new role ...

HMC Capital scoops up Payton Capital

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
HMC Capital has acquired commercial real estate fund manager Payton Capital, kickstarting the first step in its plan to create a $5 billion private credit platform. HMC agreed to purchase Payton for $127.5 million; six times its estimated earnings for ...

Family offices up active management, eye generative AI: UBS

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
Family offices are increasingly turning to active management or manager selection to diversify portfolios, according to the latest UBS Global Family Office Report. The report, which compiled insights from 320 family offices with an average net worth ...

Australian Ethical snaps up asset manager

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
Australian Ethical has struck a deal to acquire Altius Asset Management, the sustainable fixed income business of Australian Unity, a move that will see its funds under management (FUM) swell by $2 billion. The acquisition will see both firms merge ...

SMSFs' use of advisers plummets: Research

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
The number of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) using advisers has reached a new low, with the proportion of SMSFs using advisers falling to 23% from 27% in the past 12 months, according to a Vanguard/Investment Trends report. The number of SMSFs without ...

PrimaryMarkets launches new financial adviser channel

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
PrimaryMarkets has launched a new channel aimed at making alternative investments more accessible to financial advisers and their clients. The platform affords advisers and their client's access to a spectrum of investment opportunities, including unlisted ...

Super funds to solve the housing crisis?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... their retirement savings and buying a home. While acknowledging that solving the housing crisis won't be easy, Senator Andrew Bragg, speaking on the same panel at the conference, said that the Liberal Party opposes a "corporate housing policy." Although ...

Industry fund merger postponed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
Mine Super and TWUSUPER have reported "significant progress" towards their merger, but it has been pushed back. In a joint statement, the super funds announced that their merger to form TEAM Super has been rescheduled from early 2024 to early 2025. ...
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