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Self-licensing on the horizon
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
Consolidation in the financial advice industry is leading to a second wave of advisers leaving big institutions and potentially taking the self-licensing path. This is according to Centrepoint Alliance group executive of advice Paul Cullen, who said ...
Retail super fund scores best customer service nod
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
A retail superannuation fund has taken the top spot in a comprehensive member satisfaction and experience survey, bumping off AustralianSuper from the top. Colonial First State has regained the top spot in the Forrester Research's 2020 Australia ...
The Big Issue launches investment platform
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
The Big Issue has launched an impact-investing platform, The Big Exchange, backed by investment management giants aiming to build a new financial system that makes a difference. The Big Issue Group in the UK, with the help of fund managers like Aberdeen ...
Nambawan Super board member resigns
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
A member of Papua New Guinea's Nambawan Super board as stepped down to avoid potential conflicts of interest after accepting a new role at a bank. Lesieli Taviri joined the super fund as a trustee director in 2014. She is the former chief executive ...
Stapling equals accountability: Hume
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Senator Jane Hume said the newly-proposed stapling initiatives will force superannuation funds to take better accountability and create a new level of engagement with members. The Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial ...
Pandemic batters life insurers
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out $1.4 billion from the books of life insurers and triggered a spike in claims, according to new research. KPMG's 2020 Life insurance insights reveals close to half of the firms it analysed are making a loss. ...
Vanguard awards global equity mandate
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Vanguard has awarded a US$3.4 billion mandate to a boutique fund manager, replacing Franklin Templeton subsidiary Edinburgh Partners. Sprucegrove Investment Management will manage about 35% of the Vanguard International Value Fund, which has US$9.8 ...
Northern Trust scores $20bn mandate
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Northern Trust has been awarded a $19.8 billion pension fund mandate by a leading retailer, replacing a longstanding partnership with State Street. Marks & Spencer's Pension Trust appointed Northern Trust to provide asset servicing solutions, such ...
Active managers grapple with EM
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
New Rainmaker research shows just 30% of actively-managed emerging-market funds delivered on their promise in the last three years. The latest Rainmaker Wholesale managed funds performance report looked at 22 products with $6.5 billion of assets over ...
AMP names incidents, issues lead
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
AMP has hired a former CommInsure risk expert to oversee the issues and breaches facing the firm. Angela Papas has started her new role at AMP Australia as head of incidents, issues and breaches. Papas spent over four and a half years at CommInsure ...
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