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Active share, past outperformance can predict returns
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
A new study argues that separately managed accounts with high active shares and a history of outperformance can be expected to continue delivering in the future. Active share, which was introduced by Cremers and Petajisto in 2009, is calculated as the ...
Prodigy boutique to continue
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
It's business as usual at Flinders Investment Partners, after its multi-boutique partner Prodigy decided to shut in March. On March 18, Steve Tucker's Prodigy Investment Partners closed its doors after about six years of operation, after its ...
Former Cbus advice head launches referral program
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
Cbus's former head of advice Greg Harper has launched a national referral program, looking to connect superannuation funds, accounting firms and other service organisations with financial planning groups. fpCentral, offered by Harper's firm ...
Superannuation fund appoints co-founder
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
Future Super has promoted Kirstin Hunter to co-founder, with responsibility for the business' strategy and growth. Hunter has worked with the fund for over three years starting as the chief operations officer in 2018 and moving up to managing director ...
Cbus ready to deploy cash
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
As COVID-19 pushes down asset prices, Cbus investment chief Kristian Fok is turning his focus to the buying opportunities ahead. The fund's board devalued its unlisted assets between 8-15% in response to COVID-19, and its March quarter returns stood ...
Insurtech investments down 54% in March quarter
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
Life insurance startups saw their share of total and early-stage funding to insurtechs shrink, as total investment in the sector dropped in the March quarter. Insurtechs attracted US$912 million in the first quarter across the globe but the deal activity ...
AFSL pleads guilty to mishandling client money
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
In the first case of its kind in Australia, an AFSL is facing criminal prosecution for mishandling client monies, and has pleaded guilty. Pershing Securities Australia Pty Ltd (PSAL) pleaded guilty at the Downing Centre Local Court in Sydney to mishandling ...
Pinnacle boutique launches Cayman fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
A macro hedge fund in which Pinnacle Investment Management owns a minority stake has launched a new vehicle after delivering 16.5% in returns for the March quarter. Reminiscent Capital's Asia Macros Master strategy has so far been available as an ...
QSuper not to appeal AFCA win
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
The $110 billion superannuation fund has decided to not appeal a Federal Court order upholding an AFCA decision but says it creates further obligations for superannuation trustees. In April, QSuper's board appealed unsuccessfully to the Federal ...
Court to decide OneVue claim over Sargon sale
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
The sale of Sargon's subsidiaries has yielded $29.6 million for its secured creditors including OneVue and Westpac, who will now have their claims decided in court. The sale, which was confirmed yesterday includes Diversa, CCSL, Tidswell and Australian ...
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