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Ausbil builds out team for new strategy

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
Ausbil has made four appointments to manage its new global listed infrastructure strategy. Joining as portfolio manager is Tim Humphreys, who was previously head of global infrastructure at AMP Capital. He has also held roles at RARE and Rothschild ...

Global investment giant to acquire Investa fund

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
One of the world's biggest private equity managers submitted an all cash proposal to acquire an ASX-listed Investa fund. Blackstone's indicative and non-binding proposal is to acquire the Investa Office Fund (IOF) at a price of $5.25 per unit ...

Robeco wins two mandates worth $500m

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
Robeco was awarded mandates, collectively representing $500 million, by two financial institutions in Australia and New Zealand. While the institutions haven't been named, both made investments in Robeco's fundamental global credits strategy. ...

Molopo restrained ahead of AGM

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2018
The Takeovers Panel has ruled that, as per an application for an interim order by Aurora Funds Management, Molopo Energy will be unable to make any payment or incurring any liability of more than $175,000. Both Aurora and Keybridge Capital are substantial ...

Former Janus exec to lead APAC distribution for US hedge fund

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2018
The former head of Australasia at Janus Capital is taking the Asia Pacific distribution reins at a US$58 billion Los Angeles-based hedge fund manager. John Landau will join Causeway Capital Management and build out its Asia Pacific distribution footprint ...

Rest awards global equities mandate

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2018
Rest has awarded a new global equities mandate to a US-based boutique. GQG Partners, part of Pacific Current Group's multi-affiliate suite, will manage a global equities portfolio for the $50 billion fund. The mandate brings GQG's total number ...

VOFF asks Medcraft to "face the music"

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2018
Victims of Financial Fraud (VOFF) are calling on former ASIC chair Greg Medcraft and deputy chair Peter Kell to answer for alleged mishandling of financial services regulation. VOFF wants Medcraft and Kell to be recalled to the Royal Commission so they ...

Pendal appoints head of investment services

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
Pendal Group has appointed a head of investment services and program office. Justin Howell joins Pendal from LeapFrog Investments, where he was a director. Prior to that, he was investments head of strategy and operations at First State Super. He was ...

Perennial cuts fees for defensive LIC, revises investment strategy

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
Perennial has reduced management fees for its defensive listed investment company as part of a revision of the overall investment strategy. Management fees for the Wealth Defender Equities LIC will be cut from 0.98% to 0.8%. This follows the LIC's ...

Fiducian acquires $35m planning business

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 21 MAY 2018
ASX-listed financial planning group Fiducian has acquired a practice with $35 million in funds under advice. The practice is based in South-East Queensland. Total consideration for the purchase is $330,000, and Fiducian said it will be funded by excess ...