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HESTA hikes default insurance cover
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
The $55 billion industry fund is hiking the cost of its standard insurance cover for most of its members, with those aged 55 to 64 years to be the worst hit. HESTA's standard insurance cover -- which eligible members automatically receive upon signing ...
QSuper member drags board to court, loses
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
A member dragged the $113 billion QSuper's board to court over treatment of an insurance claim but had the appeal thrown out. Queensland resident Daniel Chapman went to the Federal Court wanting QSuper to pay him a greater interest on a delayed ...
BT fund to wind up
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
It's the end of the road for a BT multi-asset fund managed by Pendal after 52 years, as investor demand ebbs out. The BT Institutional Diversified Balanced PST was managed by Stuart Eliot and invested in local and global shares, fixed interest ...
Perpetual awards mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
An American fund manager has scored Perpetual as its first Aussie institutional client with a credit mandate. Perpetual has mandated Thornburg Investment Management which is headquartered in Santa Fe, New Mexico and represented here by Melbourne-based ...
Challenger boutique winds up
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
An alternatives boutique that Challenger's multi-boutique business Fidante partnered with in February last year has wound up. London-based FME Asset Management (Financial Markets Engineering) ran a derivatives-based strategy taking positions in ...
Pendal cuts fees on equities fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
Pendal has dropped the fees on a $334 million global emerging markets equities fund by 22bps. The Pendal Global Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund lowered its issuer fees from 1.40% per year to 1.18% per year, effective last Thursday. The fund is managed ...
Australia's fastest growing investment managers
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
A Chicago fund manager tops the list of the 50 fastest-growing investment managers that raise assets from Aussie investors, according to Rainmaker Research. William Blair, whose Sydney office is led by Alexander Rolfe, swelled its FUM from just $7 million ...
Non-bank lender acquires Melbourne firm
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
A Sydney commercial real estate investment manager has acquired a Melbourne firm in a bid for further growth. Pallas Capital has acquired specialist real estate capital placement and advisory firm Gravitas Group earlier this month. Pallas Capital chair ...
How to lose a mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
A concern other than the usual key personnel and fee changes is gaining traction among institutional investors in triggering unplanned reviews of external investment mandates, says new research. CoreData surveyed 117 institutional investors from around ...
Grow Super signs first admin client
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020
Grow Super has signed its first client for its superannuation administration platform which is based on distributed ledger technology. Startup superannuation fund GigSuper came onboard in late December, Grow Super deputy chief executive Adam Gee said. ...
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