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Actuaries Institute releases retirement policy review

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 AUG 2021
Over 200 actuaries provided feedback for a new policy paper from the Actuaries Institute which is recommending a superannuation guarantee rate of 10-12%, earlier access to retirement savings and disincentives for pension lump sums and bequests. Securing ...

VGI Partners global LIC posts 25.6% returns

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
VGI Partners Global Investments reported a net profit after tax of $153.9 million and portfolio returns of 25.6% for FY21. The LIC targets 10-15% p.a. through the cycle and holds a concentrated long and short portfolio, with the top five holdings accounting ...

Bragg renews calls for Future Fund to manage super

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
Liberal senator Andrew Bragg has launched a short paper to push for the sovereign wealth fund to manage all superannuation unless a worker opts out. The 20-page widely spaced paper titled Competition for Workers' Superannuation characterises the current ...

World Pension Alliance condemns COVID early release

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
The international pension body is warning of the dangers in governments allowing unrestricted pension withdrawals as a pandemic response. The WPA represents pension plans and providers in Europe, the United States of America, Canada, Latin America ...

360 Capital winds up listed equities business

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
ASX-listed 360 Capital has wound up its Active Value Fund and sold Ralton Asset Management, as it exits listed equities. The move follows TGP's decision to focus on higher-margin private equity business. The Active Value Fund was launched in November ...

Pinnacle hires from Schroders

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
Pinnacle Investment Management has appointed an associate director in its EMEA sales team, hiring from Schroders. James Longman will cover Pinnacle's institutional and wholesale investors across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Longman joins ...

APRA issues guidance on lifecycle products for performance test

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
APRA has issued guidance on how it will administer the Your Future, Your Super performance test for lifecycle MySuper options that make changes within the option or transition to a new option. The regulator has the power to make determinations on combining ...

Moelis Australia reports record results

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
Moelis Australia, which recently rebranded to MA Financial Group, reported a 61% increase in its statutory EPS as asset management, corporate advisory and lending performed strongly. For the six months ending June, underlying earnings per share were ...

Magellan to move to higher tax rate

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
Magellan Financial Group will start paying taxes at the full 30% rate from FY24, as the government abolishes laws that allowed it to pay only 10% tax on offshore earnings. MFG paid tax at 21.4% in the year ending June, lower than the 30% tax rate that ...

CBRE Clarion portfolio manager departs

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021
CBRE Clarion Securities senior analyst and portfolio manager Gavin Peacock has left the firm. CBRE Sydney office head and Asia Pacific team leader Justin Pica will continue to be lead portfolio manager for its A-REITs strategy, UBS said in a statement. ...