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Advisers jump onto paraplanning platform

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
A platform that connects financial advisers to paraplanners has onboarded over 250 users in the short time since it launched. Tanngo is streamlining the way advisers source paraplanning staff, growing to 140 advisers and 120 paraplanners since it set ...

Russell wins mandates worth $285m

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Russell Investments has won corporate superannuation mandates from three employers amounting to $285 million. Clayton Utz, Byrnecut Group and an unnamed reinsurer have tasked the Russell Investments Master Trust to oversee their employees' superannuation ...

Licensee awards tech mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
ROAR Software, formerly known as YTML, has won a technology solution mandate from a recently launched dealer group. Dealer group Finchley & Kent claims that its advisers save up to 60% of their time on administrative work as a result of this new partnership. ...

Global Merces MD cops ASIC ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
The corporate regulator has banned Holly Grofski, the managing director of Global Merces Funds Management, from working in financial services for six months. ASIC's banning order is in addition to the criminal charges Grofski is facing, which alleges ...

UBS AM wholesale client coverage lead departs

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
UBS Asset Management Australia's head of wholesale client coverage has left the firm after nearly four years in the role. Ben Williams joined UBS AM in August 2017, tasked with managing relationships with aligned and independent financial advisers. ...

Pengana Capital distribution executive exits

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
Pengana Capital has bid farewell to the executive leading the international fund's distribution efforts, exiting not long after two portfolio managers left in March. Joy Yacoub was the executive director of business strategy and distribution, a ...

Asendium launches swift SOA solution

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
The fintech has officially launched a solution that slashes the time to generate a statement of advice from eight hours to two hours. Asendium is aiming to reduce three major bottlenecks for advisers: processes, people and fragmented systems. Asendium ...

Qualitas appoints co-head of insto capital

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
Qualitas has hired a co-head of institutional capital from Charter Hall. Kivanch Mehmet joined the $3 billion real estate financier and investment manager this month, hailing from Charter Hall. Mehmet spent nearly four years at Charter Hall as its head ...

Potential small carve out for annual renewal law

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
ASIC will potentially provide leeway in the imminent annual renewal law, by not taking regulatory action against financial advisers who fail to provide a financial disclosure statement. The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has identified practicality ...

Former adviser charged with $3.3m fraud

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
A former Sentinel Wealth financial adviser with a gambling addiction has been charged with stealing $3.3 million from clients. New South Wales Police confirmed to Financial Standard that Gavin Fineff was charged with 18 offences of dishonestly obtaining ...