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Schroders private wealth sales lead in new role

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAY 2022
The head of private wealth sales at Schroders Australia has departed, taking up a new role with an ASX-listed alternatives manager. After 11 years with the company, Chris Boyd has departed Schroders where he led private wealth sales since August 2021. ...

AFCA adopts case merit assessments

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority will permanently adopt a merit assessment process, so that complaints where no error or financial loss has occurred can be identified and excluded quickly. AFCA conducted a three-month pilot program last ...

Magellan offloads GYG stake

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
Magellan Financial Group has sold its 11.6% stake in Guzman y Gomez to a Barrenjoey Capital Partners entity for $140 million so it can focus on funds management. According to an ASX statement, Barrenjoey intends to seed an investment trust comprising ...

Advice firms struggle to make most of socials

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
A recent survey by BT found just 37% of financial advisers have received referrals via social media in the last 12 months. Earlier this year BT conducted a three-part webinar series on social media, with the majority of advisers in attendance using ...

NFP funds dominate retiree super: Research

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
The world of retiree super - traditionally the domain of retail funds - is now overwhelmingly controlled by the not-for-profit sector, new research shows. About 60% of all retiree superannuation savings is now held in NFP funds, Rainmaker analysis of ...

Non-negotiables for recruiting in the new normal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
The wealth management industry is not immune to the great resignation, but there are ways to avoid being hit too hard, Super Recruiters says. The recruitment agency said that while many wealth management organisations are striving to get back to the ...

Pension fund sues Elon Musk, Twitter

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2022
A Florida pension fund is suing Twitter and Elon Musk over the latter's planned takeover of the social media platform. The Orlando Police Pension Fund filed a class action in the Delaware chancery court on Friday, alleging that Delaware law forbade ...

Cbus executive named ESSSuper chief

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2022
Following the exit of Mark Puli in January, ESSSuper has named its new chief in Cbus group executive Robbie Campo. Campo will assume the top job at the $35 billion government fund in July. She was appointed following an extensive recruitment process ...

Managed accounts drive profit, revenue surge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2022
Financial advice firms using managed accounts for the last three years have seen almost 80% more profit per owner than those without, new research shows. Latest insights from Praemium and Business Health show practices using managed accounts achieved ...

Class Trust adds lodgment functionality

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 MAY 2022
The SMSF software provider is set to release an Electronic Trust Lodgment functionality as part of Class Trust, removing the need for manual lodging of tax returns. Class said the addition of the functionality will reduce manual processes and the time ...