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Chief economist update: COVID-19 could hit Australia with triple whammy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
The same way as a computer virus freezes the computer's operating system, the coronavirus - renamed COVID-19 - has forced China into lockdown and slowed, if not completely frozen, economic activity in the country. But even without the government-mandated ...

Ponzi scheme rakes in almost $1.5bn

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
A California-based couple has been charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme worth just under $1.5 billion (USD$1billion). The SEC has charged Jeffery and Paulette Carpoff with violating antifraud provisions ...

Wealth manager launches new platform

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 12 DEC 2019
A Tasmania-based wealth manager has announced the launch of a new managed fund platform and appointed a custodian. MyState's wealth management business, TPT Wealth, has launched a new platform to provide managed fund investors with national digital ...

Adviser cops 262 month jail sentence

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
A financial adviser in the US will spend the next 22 years in prison after he defrauded his own family out of millions. Treyton Lee Thomas has been sentenced to 262 months in prison for wire fraud and 60 months for tax evasion to run concurrently, as ...

Super fund achieves first carbon neutral portfolio

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
An $11 billion superannuation fund has achieved carbon neutral certification by the Australian Government for its buildings and property portfolio. Local Government Super's portfolio was rated by NABERS, a New South Wales Government administered ...

Bennelong adds Asian equities boutique

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
Bennelong Funds Management's UK subsidiary has added a third boutique, and is planning to introduce Australian versions of the funds later this year. BennBridge's new boutique called BambuBlack will invest in Asian equities through two funds ...

Infrastructure gets $100 billion

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
The Government says it will put $100 billion towards key transportation infrastructure over the next decade. It adds $25 billion to last year's Budget commitment to spend $75 billion over 10 years in the area. "This includes $2 billion to help deliver ...

Former Apple exec links with AMP Capital

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2019
AMP Capital hired a former Apple operations executive as a senior adviser in its infrastructure equity business. Thomas Preising has joined AMP Capital, as the firm begins an effort to streamline and enhance the operations of its global infrastructure ...

IFM Investors acquires super fund-owned port

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
IFM Investors is partnering with one of the world's largest port operators to acquire 100% of Poland's largest container terminal from a consortium comprising Australian superannuation funds. The IFM Global Infrastructure Fund, in partnership with PSA ...

Boutique manager makes executive changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
A $330 million fund manager appointed a new chief operating officer, while its chief financial officer has resigned. David Addis is the new chief operating officer of property fund manager GARDA Capital Group effective March 18. Addis was previously ...