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NZ Super Fund chief investment officer departs

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
The Guardians of NZ Superannuation Fund has confirmed the chief investment officer is departing just one week after it announced the appointment of a new chief executive. Chief investment officer Stephen Gilmore will leave the NZ Super Fund at the end ...

BlackRock faces 'stiff competition' from APAC asset managers

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... insights from 1200 fund selectors and gatekeepers, the study ranks asset managers by evaluating brand attributes such as investment strategy appeal, client-centric approach, expertise, solidity, and local knowledge, uncovering the most revered global ...

Evolution of investment operations spurs new recruitment trends

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
With demand for experienced investment operations talent outstripping supply, local employers are increasingly looking offshore for candidates with end-to-end skillsets. It's also impacting salaries. According to insights from Kaizen Recruitment, investment ...

AustralianSuper hires data strategy lead

ELIZABETH FRY  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... fund is John Carver, appointed senior business planning lead within the strategy team. Previous roles include KPMG and Investment Trends, where he specialised in operations, strategy development and regulatory response projects for superannuation funds. ...

Charter Hall acquires stake in hotel REIT

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
Charter Hall Group is paying $96.9 million for a stake in a REIT that invests in hotels, pubs, and motels across Australia. The joint venture between Charter Hall and its Charter Hall Retail REIT (CQR) bought the 14.8% stake in Hotel Property Investments ...

Mercer Super recruits growth lead

ELIZABETH FRY  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... of Nomura Australia's debt capital markets team for six years. Within two years of joining Japan's biggest investment bank, Raynes transferred to London to help build coverage in the UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands. He then spent four years ...

Australian private capital industry surges 33%

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... 33% over the past 18 months, with assets under management (AUM) now reaching $139 billion. Preqin and the Australian Investment Council released the 2024 Australian Private Capital Market Yearbook which tracks activity in the private capital industry. ...

CSLR kicks off, 2k await compensation

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024
... organisations. The maximum compensation amount is $150,000. One major criticism of the CSLR is that it does not consider managed investment schemes (MIS). It also overlooks litigation funding schemes, time-sharing schemes, issues relating to tax treatment ...

Legalsuper names chief investment officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Paul Murray took over as chief investment officer at legalsuper on March 11, succeeding Norman Zhang who departed in December 2023 for a role at Koda Capital. Murray was most recently interim head of alternatives at Future Fund, a role he took on after ...

ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
... claims made by companies in the financial services industry. It sends a strong message to companies making sustainable investment claims that they need to reflect the true position." ASIC and Vanguard will return to the courtroom on August 1 at which ...