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HLB Mann Judd appoints partner in Melbourne

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 30 SEP 2016
HLB Mann Judd has appointed a new partner to its Melbourne business advisory services division. Taking on the role is Eric Maillard who has more than 20 years' experience in business services and previously worked at both Shadforth and Deloitte. Maillard ...

Top boutique in first push for new investors

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 30 SEP 2016
One of the top performing fund managers in Australia, Ophir Asset Management, is looking to partner with family offices and independent financial advisers in a bid to attract long-term high net worth investors. From inception in August 2012 to the end ...

Industry heavyweights back listed venture fund

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 29 SEP 2016
Some of the industry's best-known entrepreneurs have thrown their weight behind a new listed investment fund which aims to provide funding for early and growth stage fintech start-ups. H2Ocean, the latest brainchild of H2 Ventures founders Ben and Toby ...

Worst 'fat cat' funds have high fee diet

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 SEP 2016
Automated investment adviser Stockspot branded 638 funds 'fat cats' in its annual survey of superannuation and managed fund performance, revealing high fees as the force behind underachievement. The study conducted analysis of 3,820 super and managed ...

Valuation dispersion creating opportunity for instos to retilt

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 27 SEP 2016
The dispersion in valuations between the cheapest and the most expensive stocks is the widest it has been at any point since the dotcom boom, according to the founder of global asset manager Pzena Investment Management. The most expensive quintile of ...

NAB board member joins Platinum

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 23 SEP 2016
A non-executive director on the board of National Australia Bank (NAB) has joined the board of Platinum Asset Management. Anne Loveridge has replaced Margaret Towers who formally retired from the Platinum board as a non-executive director after more ...

Willis Towers Watson appoints national workplace risk manager

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2016
Willis Towers Watson has appointed a prominent workplace insurance adviser to the role of national manager - workplace risk. The company said Darren Oliver is well known throughout the corporate market for his extensive expertise in providing strategic ...

Survey reveals little faith in bank advice

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2016
Only one in five Australian consumers have faith that traditional retail banks will give them unbiased advice and put their interests first. That's one of the key findings from a recent global survey of 55,000 consumers across 32 countries - including ...

PM Capital hires two from BTIM

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 22 SEP 2016
Equities and fixed interest manager PM Capital has appointed a new head of distribution and head of marketing from BT Investment Management. Head of distribution Lachlan Cameron is responsible for the distribution of PM Capital's investment funds to ...

Vision Super divests from three high carbon companies

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2016
Industry super fund Vision Super has furthered its commitment to low carbon investing by replacing three carbon intense companies from its portfolio with three low carbon investments. The move will achieve a reduction of 75% of the benchmark carbon ...