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Netwealth FUA, adviser numbers rise
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
A number of financial advisers who flocked to wealth management institutions for Netwealth as a result of the banking Royal Commission have helped boost the platform's funds under administration by 30% to $23.3 billion. Financial results for the ...
Wealth projection boosts super fund engagement
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 19 AUG 2019
Superannuation funds that provide projected estimates to members about their nest egg will likely receive more contributions and increased engagement, new research suggests. The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) studied ...
Industry fund names new CIO
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
A $13 billion superannuation fund has welcomed a new chief investment officer who recently finished up with another industry fund. LGIAsuper named Troy Rieck, most recently the chief investment officer of Equipsuper, to replace David Todd. Todd served ...
SSGA global equity beta head retires, promotes two
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
State Street Global Advisors has made two executive promotions as its local managing director and global equity beta lead exits the company after two decades. SSGA confirmed that Susan Darroch has retired as the senior managing director and head of ...
MLC transforms advice business
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
MLC Wealth is restructuring its financial advice business, including consolidating its aligned dealer groups down to two. MLC Wealth chief executive Geoff Lloyd today announced he is making major changes to its financial advice business ahead of separating ...
Industry fund overhauls fee structure
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
A $5.6 billion superannuation fund has made a number of changes to its fee structures. EISS Super introduced a new fee structure on August 12, advising members that it regularly reviews fees and costs. On August 1 however, it did not charge investment ...
New super fund tests waters
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
A new superannuation fund hoping to bridge the retirement savings gap will launch with the hope of disrupting the system that has disadvantaged women. Super Life is founded by chief executive Pascale Helyar-Moray, who formerly led Human Super . According ...
Court dismisses Westpac lending practice case
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
The Federal Court has dismissed ASIC's case against Westpac, alleging it breached responsible lending practices for home loans. ASIC alleged that between December 2011 and March 2015, the bank failed to properly assess whether borrowers could meet repayment ...
Risk advisory firms merge
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
Two practices specialising in risk will merge to become an advisory business with about $55 million in premiums under management. MBS Insurance (MBS) and Complete Risk Analysis (CRA) will join forces in a bid to increase scale and improve efficiencies. ...
NEOS Life partners with insurance tech firm
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
NEOS Life has partnered with a global software firm to support its underwriting, sales and administration functions. NASDAQ-listed Ebix has deployed several functionalities for the start-up in just nine months. This includes implementing an adviser ...
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