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Merger to create $885m LIC

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
... interests of the shareholders and intends to vote in favour of the proposal. The merged LIC will be managed by Wilson Asset Management, CYA's current investment manager. CYA ended its seven-year arrangement with Perennial Value Management, and appointed ...

Pinnacle drops fees in Blue Sky fund bid

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
Pinnacle has knocked off performance fees from its bid to manage the Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund, bringing it in line with Wilson Asset Management's bid, according to LIC's directors. The two managers have put in proposals to gain the ...

Chief investment officer retires

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2018
... investment officer at a prominent Australian asset manager is retiring after working at the firm for 12 years. Wilson Asset Management chief investment officer Chris Stott will soon retire to spend more time with his young family. Chairman Geoff Wilson ...

Blue Sky LIC gets a new suitor

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2018
... Blue Sky LIC which last week reached an agreement to appoint a Pinnacle affiliate as its new manager. Wilson Asset Management has sent a proposal to the LIC's non-executive directors, making a bid to be appointed as the new manager for the Blue Sky Alternatives ...

WAM pushes for HHY closure

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 OCT 2018
Wilson Asset Management wants to shutter the underperforming Hastings High Yield Fund (HHY) amid the controversy surrounding Aurora Funds Management, which acts as its responsible entity. WAM is setting in motion a general meeting to urge HHY shareholders ...

Firetrail to launch $305m IPO

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 13 SEP 2018
The boutique launched by former Macquarie stock pickers under Pinnacle's banner in May is set to kick off an initial public offer, raising up to $304.5 million for an absolute return LIC. Firetrail Investments lodged a prospectus with ASIC on Tuesday ...

WAM CIO steps down from LIC board

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
The chief investment officer at Wilson Asset Management is stepping down from his role as a non-executive director of a WAM-managed listed investment company. Chris Stott retired from the board of Century Australia Investments, which invests in the ...

Activist LIC appoints new director

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 14 MAY 2018
... non-executive director at national mental health charity SANE Australia. Snowden is the latest former Wilson Asset Management stalwart to join Sandon, with current director Matthew Kidman a former WAM portfolio manager and currently serving as director ...

Nick Bolton back on ASIC radar

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 30 APR 2018
... road project. He resigned from Keybridge following a legal dispute with ASIC. It was suggested in 2016 by Wilson Asset Management chair Geoff Wilson that Bolton still retains a substantial 21% interest in Keybridge via the Australian Style Group, which ...

Geoff Wilson appointed to 8IP board

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 APR 2018
Industry stalwart and Wilson Asset Management founder Geoff Wilson has been appointed as a director to 8IP Emerging Companies Limited's board, as the investment manager extends strategic support to 8IP. Wilson Asset Management's stake is worth $1.37 ...