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NZ Super Fund posts decent full-year return

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2016
The NZ Super Fund returned 1.89% (after costs, before NZ tax) in the year to 30 June 2016. Performance was hampered by negative returns in global equities but the investment committee was still able to add value versus the passive reference portfolio ...

IFM active equity team wins first mandate

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2016
... Kong). Head of active equities Neil Carter was joined by head of large cap active equities Lachlan Davis and head of research Mark McClatchey. The new team, which has extensive experience in quantitative and fundamental investment management in Australia ...

BetaShares makes two more hires

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2016
ETF provider BetaShares has expanded its team and plans to recruit a Melbourne based client service team. Alicia McIean and Ele de Vere, join the company as senior marketing manager and marketing executive, respectively. McIean brings over 12 years' ...

Charter Hall invests in two commercial properties

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2016
Charter Hall has made significant investments in two well-known Australian commercial properties. Firstly the real estate investment manager has co-invested a total of $197 million with MTAA Super to buy the Campbelltown Mall in an off market transaction. ...

Forager plans listing for Australian Shares Fund

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 20 SEP 2016
Australian small cap specialist Forager Funds Management is soft-closing its Australian Shares Fund and plans to move to a closed-ended structure in an effort to protect investors from the growth in the fund detracting from performance. The planned ...

New fund of funds taps Indian equity specialists

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2016
Two industry veterans have partnered with leading fund managers in India to offer sophisticated investors in Australia access to investment opportunities in the world's second most populous state. Former Macquarie division director Stephen Hopley and ...

Advisory firm has licence cancelled

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2016
Melbourne-based corporate advisory firm Allegianz has had its financial services licence cancelled by ASIC for failing to lodge financial statements and auditor reports. Allegianz's AFSL was suspended for six months in March 2016 after the company failed ...

Regal named best Australian hedge fund

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 16 SEP 2016
Regal Funds Management has been crowned Australia's best hedge fund for 2016 at an industry awards ceremony in Sydney last night. Gathering the hedge fund sector's best and brightest, the Hedge Funds Rock and Australian Hedge Fund Awards - now in its ...

Willis Towers Watson names new Australasian head

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 15 SEP 2016
Willis Towers Watson has named its new Australasian head following the departure of Tony Barber. Andrew Boal has taken up the role of regional head of Australasia, based in Melbourne. Boal was most recently head of large accounts for Australasia and ...

MainstreamBPO makes hire for European expansion

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 15 SEP 2016
Fund administration provider MainstreamBPO has hired a 30-year veteran of the financial services industry to drive its expansion into Europe. To further establish its presence in Europe and the UK the group has opened serviced offices in London and ...