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Sovereign wealth fund plans Ancestry.com retreat
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
Investors including Singapore's $150 billion plus sovereign wealth fund are looking to pull out over $1.3 billion from popular DNA testing company Ancestry.com, according to a news report. Singapore's GIC and private equity firm Silver Lake Management ...
State Street ETF in franking credit kerfuffle
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
Investors and financial advisers were left confused when the almost $4 billion SPDR S&P/ASX 200 Fund (ASX: STW) failed to pay out any franking credits with June's year-end distribution for the first time in its 18-year-long history. State Street paid ...
What is holding Aussie robo advisers back?
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
Higher base fees, more complex fee structures and fewer investment options could be holding Australian robo advisers back from reaching the scale their American counterparts have, according to new research from Rainmaker. Australia has six main companies ...
BlackRock appoints Melbourne head
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
The US $6.8 trillion global investment giant has appointed a head of Melbourne in a newly-created role following strong demand for its strategies from local investors. David Porter will move from London where he is the managing director, head of UK ...
State Street loses biggest ETF title
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
State Street has surrendered its title as the issuer of Australia's largest ETF, as investors withdrew more than $130 million net from its exchange traded products in July. The SPDR S&P/ASX 200 [ASX: STW] fell to $3.9 billion after about $170 million ...
Future Fund voted down Pinnacle equity grants
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
The $154 billion sovereign wealth fund voted against equity grants to Pinnacle Investment Management's managing director Ian Macoun and two executive directors, a summary of its proxy voting for FY19 shows. Future Fund was happy to support re-election ...
Magellan posts bumper profits, raising $275m
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
Magellan Financial Group reported a 78% jump in its profit for the financial year ending June and announced a $275 million institutional raise for MFG shares this morning. Magellan's stable of well-performing equities funds are now managing an average ...
Zurich inks exclusive retail distribution deal
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
A Sydney small caps boutique has signed an exclusive retail distribution agreement with Zurich Investments and has also won the mandate to manage Zurich's $60 million small companies fund . Zurich Investments will now be the sole distributor of ...
CFS trims corporate super distribution team
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
Colonial First State (CFS) has handed redundancies to about seven distribution staff working on its corporate superannuation offering as inflows into FirstChoice Employer stall. The departures - all business development managers - come as FirstChoice ...
Cull flat fees for small pensions: Report
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
Pension funds should stop charging flat fees on small and dormant accounts, a report produced by the United Kingdom Work and Pensions Committee recommends. The report said even if a pension fund makes a good return, a flat fee structure can completely ...
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