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Plato readies new ESG strategies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
... The Pinnacle boutique is understood to be pitching two new ESG equities offerings to institutional investors. Financial Standard understands that Plato Investment Management has been meeting with institutional investors in recent weeks to discuss its ...

What you read in 2021

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
In another year of lockdowns and uncertainty, Financial Standard 's most read stories show all eyes were on the changing nature of the superannuation sector. Industry consolidation and the Your Future, Your Super performance test underscore the ...

CFS extends SimCorp partnership

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 DEC 2021
... clients' funds are out of the market," Morgan said. CFS chief distribution officer Bryce Quirk recently told Financial Standard that over the next four years the money will be used to transform the business to remain competitive. A large portion of it ...

Melinda Howes bids farewell to BT

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 DEC 2021
... is currently consulting with numerous staff as it makes changes in the super business. As first reported by Financial Standard, BT has made several roles redundant as it prepares to announce the sale or merger of the business. It's understood the ...

Iress partners with fund manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 DEC 2021
... decision to outsource the transactional elements of administration was made for several reasons, the fund told Financial Standard. "It enables ESSSuper to focus on our number one priority - our members. By outsourcing administration, we have more capacity ...

BT cuts super fees by $20m

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 13 DEC 2021
... deliver great member outcomes and help Australians have a better financial future." The fee reduction comes after Financial Standard revealed BT is preparing to announce the sale of its superannuation business, with the group confirming changes are underway. ...

More advisers fail FASEA exam

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 DEC 2021
... Advisers receive either a pass or fail with no numerical marks. Financial advisers that failed the exam told Financial Standard based on the condition of anonymity that they have not received the detailed feedback FASEA has promised. The advisers have ...

Super funds lambasted over nuclear holdings

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
... to invest in the future of Australians, and that future does not include nuclear weapons," Browne concluded. Financial Standard reached out to all super funds listed as having holdings in nuclear weapons in the report; many declined to comment.

Takeovers Panel weighs in on WAM takeover

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
... has made a counteroffer for PAF, which PM Capital wants shareholders to reject. WAM founder Geoff Wilson told Financial Standard that the executive team of PM Capital had acted in a disappointing manner by "illegally buying more shares" and breaching ...

Boutique creates distribution lead role

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 DEC 2021
... worked as a financial adviser at ipac, Gow Gates Group and Mercer. Quest AP director Christopher Cahill told Financial Standard that the market for BDM and distribution roles is currently very competitive. "We are happy that Simon decided to join us ...