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Suncorp Life appoints new risk head

MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2011
Sean Carroll has been formally appointed as executive general manager of Suncorp Life Risk Australia after five months acting in the role. Carroll is moving across from New Zealand where he was executive general manager (EGM) for Suncorp Life's operations ...

Boost for corporate sector as Stronger Super details emerge

MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 SEP 2011
The Government has released the final details of its Stronger Super reforms policy, which could reduce the fees paid by super fund members by up to 40% with the vast majority of balances being commission free by 2017. From October 1 2013, employers ...

nabInvest buys equities start-up stake

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 20 SEP 2011
nabInvest has continued its acquisitive streak by turning its attention to a Sydney based start-up, acquiring a non-controlling stake in quantitative based equities specialist Redpoint Investment Management. National Australia Bank's direct asset management ...

QIC funds head departs amid restructure

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 20 SEP 2011
QIC is to change the management structure of its funds management business, which will see the current head Hazel McNeilage depart the company by the end of the year. McNeilage's current position, head of funds management, will be dissolved with separate ...

netwealth aims to plug gaps in planner needs

MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2011
... believe we have delivered a clean intuitive and innovative service harnessing the latest web technology and usability," said Matt Heine, executive director, netwealth. "We spend a lot of time talking to our clients and developing the tools they need ...

AvSuper awards double alternatives mandate

MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2011
AvSuper is poised to deliver two $20 million investment mandates to managers for its growth alternatives portfolio and has appointed a new investment officer. The fund is in the process of mandating Coller Capital and Siguler Guff to invest in private ...

Instos urged to grab sovereign debt chance

MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2011
Institutional investors can profit from the European sovereign debt crisis by putting together a diversified portfolio of credit and capitalising on a more favourable risk reward profile, said Towers Watson's global head of fixed income manager research. ...

Spring lands CBA wealth head role

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 16 SEP 2011
Annabel Spring has been appointed as Commonwealth Bank's new head of wealth management, replacing Grahame Petersen who will now lead the business and private banking division. Spring, currently the group head of strategy, will take over as group executive ...

Insto investors stand by equity risk models

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 16 SEP 2011
Global institutional investors believe that employing a variety of equity risk models is a key component of portfolio construction, retaining faith in them to help during a financial crisis, according to an MSCI survey. More than 600 portfolio managers ...

Perpetual shuts $1bn mortgage funds to focus on income

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 16 SEP 2011
Perpetual is closing its suite of mortgage funds, which have around $1 billion in funds under management, turning its attention to commercial mortgage lending and a secured private debt series for retail investors. As of September 17, Perpetual will ...