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Cairns planner jailed for fraud

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2007
A Cairns financial adviser has been sentenced to eight years jail after pleading guilty to 14 fraud charges involving almost $1 million of client money. The Cairns District Court sentenced the man, Piet Cornelius Walters, on October 30, after he pleaded ...

Praemium signs UBS

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 2 NOV 2007
UBS has awarded Praemium a contract to provide its online V-Wrap portfolio administration services to the Swiss banking firm. Praemium won the tender after a sixteen-month application and due diligence process. Chief executive Arthur Naoumidis said ...

Aviva offers home loan discounts

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 1 NOV 2007
Aviva has partnered with Wizard Home Loans to offer Navigator Business Super plan members a $0 application fee on Wizard's Smart Choice Variation home loan. The offer will save members approximately $350 on the regular application fee, according to ...

ASIC releases guide for unlisted debentures

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 1 NOV 2007
ASIC has released its regulatory guide for unlisted debentures, following its industry consultation process in August. The initial August draft followed the collapse of Westpoint and Fincorp this year, which left investors with losses in the tens of ...

NAB establishes new boutique incubator

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 1 NOV 2007
National Australia Bank Group has established a new boutique incubator division, nabInvest, to help expand the company's presence in the boutique space. Garry Mulcahy, who returned from the UK for the position, will be the new division's chief executive. ...

Aurora to list buy-write income trust

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2007
Aurora Funds Management has launched their initial public offering (IPO) for their Infrastructure Buy-Write Income Trust. The move follows the company's launch of their buy-write property income trust in June, and will offer retail investors what it ...

Equities without borders

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2007
The demarcation lines between international and local equities will soon disappear, according to Schroders' head of Australian equities, Martin Conlon. He said the removal of national barriers between companies, markets and exchanges would lead to an ...

Quant experts enter new continuum

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 OCT 2007
Former GMO quantitative managers Max Cappetta and Anthony Corr have resurfaced and teamed up with former MIR quant director Brett McElwee to form their own boutique - Continuum Capital Management. The new boutique will come under the wing of boutique ...

AFA makes room for Gen Xers

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2007
The AFA Board has established a new adviser council, focused on and run by members under the age of forty, to help grow young adviser numbers. The AFA National GenXt Adviser Council will focus on professional development activities and network development ...

ME quadruples fixed income FUM

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 30 OCT 2007
Members Equity Bank has quadrupled its fixed income product funds under management (FUM) in the last four years, according to financial information manager Tom Bekiaris. The fund, which forms part of the various industry funds' fixed income allocations ...