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Challenger hires Robeco director
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 NOV 2019
Challenger has hired a former institutional sales director from Robeco Australia, to distribute some private markets strategies. Brett Penprase has joined Challenger as a senior institutional business development manager. Penprase was among Robeco's ...
Magellan hires Macquarie insto head
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
The global equities powerhouse has hired Macquarie's head of Australian institutional business for its 25-strong sales and distribution team. Darren Ottawa joined Magellan last month as an institutional business director. He will be responsible ...
Calls for clarity on personal advice in DDO
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
The definition of personal advice and the treatment of platform operators in the design and distribution obligations legislation must be clarified, the Financial Services Council has argued in its submission. When financial advisers use a platform to ...
Retail funds shrink unlisted assets
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
Superannuation funds now have close to $240 billion in unlisted assets, but retail funds have a smaller proportion of their assets allocated to them than five years ago. The lion's share of the unlisted assets (such as infrastructure, private equity ...
Industry fund changes insurer
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
An industry superannuation fund has swapped out Hannover Life as its provider for income protection cover, amid an overhaul of its insurance offering. NESS Super (New South Wales Electrical Superannuation Scheme) managed about $760 million in superannuation ...
Challenger head of retail departs
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
Challenger's head of retail sales has left the company after 12 years to join a Melbourne boutique. Yarra Capital Management has appointed Vito D'Introno as its first chief commercial officer. D'Introno has led the retail business at Challenger Life ...
Antares portfolio manager moves to LIC
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
A portfolio manager on MLC's Antares Equities business has taken on a new role at a $7.7 billion listed investment company. Brett McNeill managed the Antares listed property fund and was the deputy for the Antares dividend builder fund. He left in July ...
BT shuts down two funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
BT Financial Group has shut down a $670 million global property fund and a $293 million Asian shares fund, as it sees them unsuitable for retail investors. The bigger of the two funds, Advance Global Property Fund was managed by Principal Global Investors ...
Vanguard swoops on superannuation
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
Vanguard's Robin Bowerman says the investment giant's planned superannuation offering will have a place for financial advisers and won't be a strictly direct-to-investor product. "We are at the start of a journey of entering the superannuation ...
Industry fund revamps MySuper offering
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2019
A $5.6 billion industry superannuation fund is revamping its MySuper option, which will see default members' exposure to growth assets and fees rise. EISS Super is switching its MySuper options from a "conservative balanced" portfolio to a "balanced ...
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