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Five megatrends shaping financial services: McCrindle

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
Demographic change, virtuous consumerism, the grandparent economy, AI acceleration, and social reconnection are the five megatrends shaping the future of SMSF and financial services businesses, according to McCrindle Research principal Mark McCrindle. ...

JANA wins mandate from public sector super fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
JANA has been selected as the investment consultant for the Tasmanian Retirement Benefits Fund (RBF). Following an extensive procurement process supported independently by Deloitte, the asset consultant was awarded the mandate by the Superannuation ...

Fund manager awards custody mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
A $16.6 billion fund manager has named Citi Securities Services as its new custodian and fund administrator. Ausbil Investment Management awarded the mandate following incumbent custodian NAB Asset Servicing (NAS) exiting the market. NAS has referred ...

Indexed strategies to hit $1tn in two years

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
New research reveals that indexed strategies are on track to reach $1 trillion by 2026 and will account for one-quarter of the funds management universe. Rainmaker Information's Institutional roundup report found that indexed investing in Australia ...

Grok Ventures appoints new chief executive

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
Mike Cannon-Brookes' family office Grok Ventures has hired a new chief executive, recruiting a former BlackRock and Macquarie executive. Grok has named global funds management executive Tan Kueh as chief executive, while Jeremy Kwong-Law will remain ...

SIX launches share platform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
A former co-founder of Future Super has launched Sustainable Investment Exchange (SIX), a share trading platform that combines activism and investing. SIX is co-founded by Adam Verwey, a former co-founder of Future Super, and Sophie Hall, an experienced ...

Fund selectors harbour AI bubble fears, affirm belief in its longevity

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
Fund selectors, wary of an AI bubble, still believe in its longevity, with some viewing it as an opportunity bigger than the internet, according to a Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM) survey. Natixis IM conducted a survey of 500 investment professionals ...

PGIM names institutional client group lead

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
PGIM has finally filled the institutional client-facing position left vacant by Murray Brewer last August. The US$1.2 trillion asset management business of Prudential Financial has chosen Chris Briant to be the new head of its institutional client group ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
Several major superannuation funds such as UniSuper, Aware Super, and Equip Super continue to invest in global weapons companies despite growing concerns among members, particularly as the Israel-Hamas war escalates. This includes France's Thales ...

Unlisted asset valuation practices under review

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
APRA has confirmed it will conduct a "deep dive review" of funds' exposures to unlisted assets later this year. Combining its policy and supervision priorities for the first time to give regulated entities a better idea of what to expect in the year ...