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Praemium FUA skyrockets
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
Praemium saw funds under administration hit $16.1 billion over the last financial year, thanks largely to its off-platform managed accounts service. The ASX-listed platform's FUA shot up 108% in FY19 as a result of launching the Virtual Managed ...
Fidante loses $3.9bn of super fund assets
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
Challenger subsidiary Fidante has lost $3.9 billion in funds under management at the expense of superannuation funds increasingly internalising their investment strategies. In releasing its June financial year results this morning, Challenger flagged ...
Industry funds name new chief
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
Equipsuper and Catholic Super have appointed a new chief executive, after recently announcing they were joining forces to create a $26 billion joint venture. Scott Cameron, a senior executive with Computershare, has been appointed to lead Equipsuper ...
Clime Capital settles class action
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
Clime Capital has settled a Federal Court class action in principle for an agreed sum of $8.3 million. Backed by IMF Bentham, Clime told shareholders it was pleased the in-principle settlement has been reached with UGL, a firm that provides engineering ...
FASEA approves more coursework
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has approved a number of education credits and bridging courses to help financial advisers meet its education standards. Coursework offered by the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA), CFA ...
Super trustees to formulate whistleblower policies
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
The corporate regulator is expecting superannuation trustees to have whistleblower policies in place 1 January 2020. ASIC is broadening the whistleblower regime introduced on 1 July 2019 in an effort to reform to the corporate sector. It is proposing ...
Renewed calls for risk-adjusted returns
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
The endemic use of headline returns to pit a superannuation fund's performance against another has renewed calls for a fairer, like-for-like comparison that focuses on risk as the key metric. The propensity for research houses, the media - and even ...
Rural FM dupes investors: Short-seller
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
An activist short-seller has valued Rural Funds Management's agricultural fund as "ultimately worthless," alleging it is falsifying accounts and over-inflating assets. Bonitas is accusing RFM, the responsible entity for ASX-listed Rural Funds Group ...
Inaugural FASEA exam results in
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
The majority of candidates who sat the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority's inaugural exam have passed with flying colours. FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield said the authority is pleased with the implementation of the first ...
Super fund invests in disability housing
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
A $1.6 billion superannuation fund has pledged $40 million to a specialist disability housing provider via its impact investing subsidiary. The superannuation fund's investment management arm Brightlight has made a cornerstone investment in DPN ...
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