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New role for former State Super investment chief

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
A $70 billion industry fund has hired State Super's former chief investment officer who left the fund in December last year. Sunsuper has appointed Richard Hedley as a portfolio manager for private markets. He started in the role earlier this month. ...

Willis Towers Watson buys Aussie broker

KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
Global advisory Willis Towers Watson has acquired Risk Capital Advisors (RCA), a specialist mergers and acquisitions broker in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The acquisition is effective immediately, enhancing WTW's offering to clients in ...

Fee discounts harder for active ETFs

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
High net worth financial advisers may be reluctant to allocate to active ETFs because of the cost benefits on offer with unlisted trusts. Active ETFs account for just $3 billion of Australia's total $47 billion invested through exchange-traded products. ...

Advisers wary of unlisted assets: Sunsuper

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
Many financial advisers believe unlisted assets lack transparency and are illiquid, growth investments. At the Sunsuper Adviser Roadshow in Sydney yesterday, an audience of advisers was informally polled on their thoughts about alternative, unlisted ...

Andrew Boal departs Willis Towers Watson

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
After about 30 years at Willis Towers Watson, Andrew Boal has left the business and his successor has been named. Willis Towers Watson said Boal decided to leave the business, with Australasian operations now being streamlined to better align with the ...

IFM Investors chair lays out priorities

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
The $113 billion manager will look towards congested cities to deploy future capital but nothing as big as its Westconnex investment is on the horizon, newly-appointed chair Greg Combet said in a media call today. The former Labor federal minister took ...

Industry Super Australia chair steps down

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
Former Australian Council of Trade Unions secretary and former Federal Government minister Greg Combet will become the new chair of Industry Super Australia today. Combet will replace Peter Collins in the top role as the latter steps down to fulfil ...

Investment manager chair retires

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
The chairman at one of Australia's largest institutional investors, and a long-time industry superannuation fund advocate, will retire next week. IFM Investors chair Garry Weaven will leave his role at the firm's board meeting on December 4, and ...

No time for complacency: AIST

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 SEP 2018
Not-for-profit funds have been vindicated by the Royal Commission's "damning" preliminary findings into the retail super sector but can't afford to be complacent, according to the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees. Kicking off ...

Willis Towers Watson hires institutional risk expert

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 5 APR 2018
Global consulting firm Willis Towers Watson has created a new role in its Sydney office, appointing its first divisional director - financial solutions. Jamie Jeffers has joined WTW as the firm looks to strengthen its financial services capabilities ...