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Reforms will strengthen retirement advice: Experts

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Reforms underway to expand financial advice will have positive ramifications for the SMSF and APRA-regulated sectors as it will ultimately uplift outcomes in the retirement phase for all Australians, industry experts say. The first day of the annual ...

Platforms ramp up innovation, back-end efficiencies

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Platform providers' ability to innovate and improve administrative efficiencies are enabling financial advisers to digitally self-serve and improve client outcomes, according to SuitabilityHub. The 2024 platform market wrap found that the move to digital ...

Barings builds out local team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
Barings has beefed up its Australian team with the appointment of a head of wealth distribution. The US$351 billion investment manager has appointed Jonathan Baird as head of Australia wealth distribution. Baird joins from Income Asset Management Group ...

Australian Ethical, Infradebt to launch infrastructure debt fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
Australian Ethical and Mike Cannon-Brookes-backed Infradebt are launching a debt fund to finance renewable energy projects, alongside ventures in social infrastructure and property development. The infrastructure debt fund will provide capital to solar ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
Several major superannuation funds such as UniSuper, Aware Super, and Equip Super continue to invest in global weapons companies despite growing concerns among members, particularly as the Israel-Hamas war escalates. This includes France's Thales ...

MSC Trustees acquires Certane Corporate Trust

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024
MSC Trustees has acquired Certane Corporate Trust, the fund administration and corporate trustee business formerly owned by the now-defunct Sargon Capital. Following the transaction settlement on January 12, MSC Trustees now has some $30 billion in ...

PineBridge Investments names distribution head for APAC, EMEA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024
PineBridge Investments appointed a new head of intermediary distribution for APAC and EMEA, effective January 1. Based in Singapore, Nicolas Kopitsis was appointed to oversee the asset manager's APAC and EMEA intermediary business strategy, distributing ...

Centuria buys greenhouse farm

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024
Centuria Capital Group is ramping up its agricultural portfolio with the acquisition of a $21.5 million greenhouse farm. The Centuria Agriculture Fund (CAF) is the new owner of the facility operated by hydroponic vegetable producer P'Petual Holdings. ...

Advisers, accountants ramp up partnerships

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 DEC 2023
Putting an old rivalry behind, financial advice practices are increasingly joining forces with accounting firms as the former seeks to meet clients' demand for holistic advice that includes taxation. Over the next decade, Radar Results predicts ...

QIC opens new international office

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023
Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) has expanded its international footprint, opening a new office in Singapore, aiming to strengthen local partnerships and capital opportunities with Asian-based institutional investors. QIC chief executive Kylie ...