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US inflation wavers near a 40-year high

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022
The US inflation rate has fallen to 8.3%, but the Consumer Price Index continues to flirt with catastrophic 40-year highs. The index also revealed that costs had risen by a monthly rate of 0.3% in April after having risen 1.2% in March. This decline ...

Foresters Financial appoints head of partnerships

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022
Foresters Financial has appointed Jenny Liakopoulos to the newly created role of head of partnership. Liakopoulos has more than 15 years' experience in financial services in business development, client relationship management and project management. ...

Spheria snares Schroders talent

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2022
Spheria Asset Management has reunited new appointee Daniel Peters with his former Schroders colleagues. Peters, who was today announced as Spheria's head of research, will work alongside former Schroders peers and Spheria co-founders Mathew Booker ...

IFM takes majority stake in Render Networks

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2022
IFM Investors' private equity growth fund has spent $40 million to acquire a majority stake in construction management platform Render Networks. The growth funds investment in Render Networks keeps with its strategy to accelerate the growth of mid-market ...

AIST proposes crisis preparedness standards to APRA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 MAY 2022
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has acknowledged the difficulty of implementing industry-wide rulesets and has released its future crisis contingency planning recommendations to APRA. In its submission, the AIST said the balance ...

BetaShares reveals Future of Food ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAY 2022
BetaShares has announced the upcoming launch of its Australian-first Future of Food ETF (IEAT). The Future of Food ETF has been developed as technological innovation has revolutionised the way food is produced and distributed across the globe. This ...

ETF Securities to win Australian crypto ETF race

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAY 2022
ETF Securities is claiming to have won the race to launch Australia's first bitcoin and ether ETFs. Cosmos Asset Management, 3iQ and other companies have jockeyed with ETF Securities to list first, but the latter has said it's ended the multi-year contest ...

AustralianSuper boosts private equity investments by $13bn

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAY 2022
AustralianSuper will invest $13 billion into private equity globally over the next two years and grow its US-based team to deliver strong long-term returns for members. About $9.5 billion of this capital is planned to be invested in the US where the ...

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank establishes new super trustee

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
The trustee and issuer of Bendigo SmartStart Super and Bendigo SmartStart Pension has changed from Sandhurst to the newly created Bendigo Superannuation. Bendigo Super is a new subsidiary company of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank with the purpose of being ...

PIMCO selects new head of local business

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
PIMCO has announced Samuel Watkins as executive vice president and head of business for Australia and New Zealand. Watkins will have local oversight of business management functions and report to the head of Asia-Pacific Alec Kersman. In this role ...