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Industry funds pool $61bn of assets
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021
Two industry superannuation funds will pool their assets to create a $61 billion trust, in a move that is set to be a better alternative to a merger. Touted as an industry first, Maritime Super and Hostplus today announced an asset-pooling partnership ...
The trouble with best financial interests duty
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2021
The best financial interests duty reform has major loopholes and lacks guidance from regulators, leading to major confusion for superannuation trustees. The fourth element of the proposed Your Future, Your Super reforms should be abandoned, according ...
CBA slashes profits, boosts dividends
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 FEB 2021
Commonwealth Bank has rewarded shareholders with a generous dividend payout despite its latest results falling short of expectations. December 2020 half-year results show the bank's net-profit after tax dipped 21% to $4.9 billion on the prior corresponding ...
Super must prioritise cybersecurity risk: Report
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 FEB 2021
The superannuation industry is not prioritising the threat of cybersecurity risk and lacks the systems and understanding to address such challenges, according to a new report. The survey conducted by The Gateway Network Governance Body (GNGB) and PwC ...
ASIC suspends RE licence
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 FEB 2021
The corporate regulator has suspended the AFSL of a responsible entity that oversees a property and mortgage fund for breaching several compliance and reporting obligations. The licence of Queensland-based financial services provider Investors Exchange ...
Aware expands affordable housing portfolio
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
Aware Super continues to build its affordable housing portfolio with the addition of a new development in Greater Western Sydney. The $135 billion superannuation fund will construct 300 affordable housing units and 8750 square metres of office and retail ...
PGIM invests in property VC fund
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2021
PGIM Real Estate has acquired a stake in a venture capital fund that scales companies providing technological solutions to the real estate and infrastructure sectors. RealTech Ventures Fund, which is owned by Sydney-based Taronga Group, provides a growth ...
Pinnacle reports bumper first half
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
Pinnacle Investment Management has reported strong first-half year results thanks to its strategy that has withstood the disruption of COVID-19. Funds under management for the ASX-listed firm grew to $70.5 billion at the end of December 2020 or 14% ...
JPMAM unveils sustainable fund
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched a sustainable fund in Australia following the success of its European strategy. JPMorgan Global Macro Sustainable Fund opened to retail investors on February 1 and comprises a portfolio of long and short positions ...
Fund manager expands, hires two executives
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
A boutique fund manager is ramping up its expansion strategy with two executive hires who will lead distribution and asset management efforts respectively. Holon Global Investments has appointed Rory Scott as head of asset management and Peter Titley ...
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