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Link shareholders approve takeover

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2024
Link Group shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed acquisition by MUFG's subsidiary Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corporation (The Trust Bank). MUFG made the $1.2 billion takeover bid in December last year. MUFG will pay $2.26 cash for every ...

First Sentier axes investment units, AUM takes $14bn hit

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024
First Sentier Investors (FSI) is shuttering four investment teams, seeing the exit of 30 professionals by the end of the year and the loss of about $14 billion in assets under management. The investment manager this morning announced that its locally ...

'Licensee for hire' fined $1.25m by court

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024
Lanterne Fund Services was issued a $1.25 million penalty by the Federal Court for failing to comply with basic obligations, including operating with almost no compliance staff or risk management processes. In July 2022, ASIC issued civil penalty proceedings ...

IMF flags concerns over 'risky' private credit market

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024
The International Monetary Find (IMF) has raised concerns over the growing private credit market, which topped US$2.1 trillion in assets and committed capital globally last year. The private credit market, which specialises in non-bank financial institutions ...

ACNC tightens screws on NFPs with complex corporate structures

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) announced it will focus on the misuse of complex corporate structures this year. ACNC commissioner Sue Woodward said the commission is "becoming increasingly concerned about the misuse of ...

Coastal Advice Group merges with Compass Financial Management

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Coastal Advice Group (CAG) has continued its expansion plans by announcing it has merged with Port Macquarie financial advice firm Compass Financial Management. This comes after CAG also acquired both RI Advice Brighton and Wealth for Life Financial ...

Baby boomers turn to local private debt: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
According to new research by Foresight Analytics, Australian private debt has been an increasing mainstay for investors approaching retirement age. Foresight Analytics latest paper, titled Australian Debt Megatrends, stated that local private debt is ...

Super funds captivated by equities: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
Superannuation funds have been heavily reliant on equities for the last decade compared to their global peers, a new study reveals. The latest study by Willis Towers Watson's Thinking Ahead Institute finds that Australia's superannuation funds continue ...

Link, The Trust Bank progress acquisition

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Link Group is on track to become part of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (The Trust Bank) by mid-2024, having kicked off work to integrate the businesses. In a trading update this morning, Link said it has filed all major regulatory approval submissions ...

Macquarie profits tumble; long-serving executive exits

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
Macquarie Group has reported a "substantially lower" net profit after tax in FY24 and announced the departure of its long-serving head of commodities and global markets Nicholas O'Kane. Macquarie's annuity-style divisions, Macquarie Asset Management ...