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Pension fund appoints chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
A long-serving executive is set to be the first female chief executive of one of the world's largest pension funds. The Teachers' Retirement Board has named Cassandra Lichnock as the new chief executive of the California State Teachers' Retirement System ...

Charter Hall grows portfolio by $800m

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
Charter Hall is set take control of close to $800 million in property assets, most of which are home to government organisations. Charter Hall has secured a $790 million portfolio, comprising the Services Australia building in the ACT's Tuggeranong ...

Draft advice reforms not enough: FPA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
The Financial Planning Association of Australia used its submission on the single disciplinary body for financial advisers to renew calls to remove the Tax Practitioners Board as a regulator of the sector. While the association welcomed the plan to ...

IOOF awards $23bn passive mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
IOOF has handed a $23 billion index investing mandate to a global investment manager following Vanguard's decision to stop managing passive strategies for other institutions. Having acquired ANZ's pensions and investments business last year, IOOF found ...

New Martin Gilbert vehicle strikes first deal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
AssetCo, the new investment vehicle for the former co-chief executive of Aberdeen Standard, has made its first acquisition under its new business strategy. Martin Gilbert bought into AssetCo in January this year and joined as chair, alongside fellow ...

Investment Leadership Awards finalists named

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
The shortlist for the Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards 2021 has been finalised, recognising outstanding investment nous across major asset classes. Now in their fourth year, the annual Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards are ...

Fidelity head of institutional exits

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
The head of institutional at Fidelity has departed after three years in the role and a successor with 23 years' experience has been named. Fidelity has confirmed the departure of John Meagher. Meagher led the firm's institutional business since June ...

AustralianSuper, Club Plus to merge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
AustralianSuper and Club Plus Super are working towards a merger, which would see the creation of a $207 billion fund. Club Plus Super identified AustralianSuper as the right strategic, cultural and operational fit for its members and reached out to ...

Savills IM appoints local team, launches fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
A newly created team, led by a former BlackRock regional executive, is boosting the international manager's presence in Australia as it launches its first pan-Asia strategy. Savills IM has appointed four, including former BlackRock managing director ...

Deborah Ralston joins Household Capital

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
Household Capital has appointed the retirement expert to chair its advisory board. Effective this month, Deborah Ralston will lead the retirement funding provider's advisory board, replacing Jack Diamond. Sitting alongside her on the board is Peter ...