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Australia should consider Islamic finance to bridge infrastructure gap

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 4 JUN 2018
If super funds continue to spurn local infrastructure investment in favour of offshore assets, Crescent Wealth managing director Talal Yassine believes the Islamic finance market should help make up Australia's shortfall. Yassine called on the Federal ...

Findex launches debt advisory business

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 4 JUN 2018
Findex has expanded into debt advisory services and appointed a former St George executive to lead the business. At St George, Ben Upton was industry lead for emerging markets, having been a senior business banking manager at NAB prior to that. Commenting ...

Magellan launches retail Australian equities fund

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUN 2018
Magellan's acquisition of Airlie Funds Management has led to the latter launching its Australian equities fund to retail investors for the first time. The Airlie Australian Share Fund holds a concentrated portfolio of 15-35 Australian listed companies. ...

Aussie fixed income house partners with Israeli firm

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUN 2018
Australia's largest fixed income specialist, with more than $10 billion in funds under management, is partnering with an Israeli portfolio solution company. FIIG Securities selected Herzliya-based BondIT to provide its relationship managers with ...

Molopo board ousted at AGM

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUN 2018
Keybridge Capital and Aurora Funds Management scored a win at the Molopo Energy AGM with a board spill that saw its two nominees elected as non-executive directors. Keybridge's nominee, William Johnson, had previously been noted by Molopo as being ...

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 ...

Aussie retail crypto fund flags broker partnership

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
A new cryptocurrency investment fund open to retail investors is entering a strategic partnership with one of Australia's largest crypto broker firms. The New Dawn Fund was launched in April and is led by managing director Rob Dey, who was previously ...

ANZ sells NZ life insurance business

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018
ANZ has agreed to sell its OnePath Life New Zealand business to a US-based global insurer. Cigna Corporation will acquire OnePath Life for NZ$700 million, which ANZ said represents a "slight premium to embedded value and is expected to generate a gain ...

Frontier appoints principal consultant

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAY 2018
Frontier Advisors appointed a principal consultant from bfinance. Joey Alcock returns to Frontier having been a senior associate with bfinance in London since May 2016. He spent 11 years at Frontier before that as a consultant. Before his first stint ...

Parametric wins $60m global equities mandate

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAY 2018
Parametric won a $60 million mandate for its tax-managed indexing (TMI) strategy from an $8.5 billion super fund. Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund (ACSRF) previously awarded Parametric an after-tax passive global equities mandate ...