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Plenary Group sells 49% stake to ADQ

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund ADQ has acquired a 49% stake in Plenary Group as it marks its first investment in an Australian company. ADQ will inject funds into the $32 billion public infrastructure investor, developer, and manager as the latter ...

Adviser fakes exam certificate, cops ASIC ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2024
ASIC has slapped a permanent ban on a financial adviser who doctored her exam certificate and continued to provide advice without the proper qualifications. Adele Baaini, while working as a representative for licensee AAN Wealth Management, has been ...

Goldman Sachs ditches robo-adviser Marcus Invest

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2024
The investment bank is offloading Marcus Invest to Betterment just three years after announcing it will launch the digital adviser. Betterment will acquire Marcus Invest's digital investing accounts for an undisclosed figure. Goldman Sachs, however ...

Fund managers nervously await 'golden visa' reforms

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
Fund managers that rely on "golden visas" to attract rich investors are waiting with bated breath as the government overhauls Australia's "broken" migration system. Recently, Home Affairs minister Clare O'Neill froze the ability of fund managers' ...

FSC expands financial advice membership

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
The Financial Services Council (FSC) is expanding its remit into the financial advice sector by adding six licensees to its network of members. Count, Fortnum Private Wealth, Infocus, Otivo, Rhombus Advisory, and WT Financial Group have joined FSC's ...

Proposed super tax obfuscates legacy pensions rules: SMSFA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
The proposed 30% tax on large superannuation balances must clarify the confusion surrounding legacy pensions and reserves, and how they should be calculated, according to the SMSF Association (SMSFA). The SMSFA is calling for an amnesty for legacy pensions ...

First Sentier axes investment units, AUM takes $14bn hit

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024
First Sentier Investors (FSI) is shuttering four investment teams, seeing the exit of 30 professionals by the end of the year and the loss of about $14 billion in assets under management. The investment manager this morning announced that its locally ...

LIT delisting simplifies Forager: CIO

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024
Forager Funds Management's chief investment officer is urging investors to vote in favour of delisting a troubled listed investment trust (LIT) in a bid to simplify the business. Chief investment officer Steve Johnson wrote to investors that if ...

S&P/ASX200 tipped to hit 8300: VanEck

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024
The S&P/ASX200 is set to rise nearly 10% to 8300 by the end of the year, VanEck predicts, as Australia will also continue to avoid the "most anticipated recession" that never happened. Australia's blue-chip stocks are poised to surge further after ...

Fortnum, PFS launch parent company

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 22 APR 2024
Fortnum Private Wealth and its newly acquired advice business Professional Financial Services (PFS) will operate under a newly launched parent company brand, Entireti. Last November, AZ NGA-backed Fortnum and Nestworth Financial Strategists (formerly ...