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VFMC investment stewardship lead exits

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
The head of investment stewardship at VFMC has departed, with an interim replacement appointed. VFMC has confirmed the departure of Talieh Williams, its head of investment stewardship for the last 18 months. Williams joined VFMC in February 2020 from ...

Global pension fund backs Aussie renewables

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
The infrastructure business of a major Canadian pension fund has acquired 49% of a local renewable energy platform. OMERS Infrastructure, part of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, has purchased a 49% interest in FRV Australia from Fotowatio ...

Ellerston investments chief takes board role

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
The chief investment officer of Ellerston Capital has been appointed a director of a $40 billion superannuation manager. As of this month, Christopher Hall sits on the board of Funds SA, the South Australian government's investment corporation that ...

Actuaries Institute devises director skills checklist

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
A new paper from the Actuaries Institute discusses the key skills and experience board directors for financial services companies should have going forward, including an argument that the chair should always be a former chief executive. Former Actuaries ...

HUB24 to acquire Class

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
SMSF technology provider Class has agreed to be acquired by HUB24 via a scheme of arrangement. Under the deal, Class shareholders will receive one share in HUB24 for every 11 ordinary Class shares they hold, plus $0.10 per ordinary share. The implied ...

New equities fund at Australian Ethical

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
Australian Ethical introduced a new high conviction fund to wholesale clients, investing in a range of sectors including local healthcare, renewables and technology stocks within the S&P ASX 300. The Australian Ethical High Conviction Domestic Equities ...

Industry slams Future Fund disclosure exemption

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information. The Senate Committee report released this week on disclosure ...

Ellerston to shutter Morphic ESG fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
Ellerston Capital will terminate the Morphic Global Opportunities Fund later this month as a result of dwindling funds under management. Investors were notified in December last year that an assessment of the fund's viability would take place this ...

TWUSUPER cans merger plans

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
TWUSUPER has decided to not proceed with its planned merger with EISS Super, saying it will pursue other options. In a statement this morning, TWUSUPER advised the merger will not go ahead, saying: "Any merger must be in members' best interest." ...

FinClear scores clearing mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
In its first client acquisition since acquiring Pershing Australia, FinClear has signed an agreement to provide third-party clearing services to a global broker-dealer. FinClear secured the deal with Velocity Trade, ending the latter's relationship ...