Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW

Search Results

Showing 51 - 60 of 100+ results for Melanie Timbrell

Faith in monetary policy spawns new investment theme

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 7 SEP 2012
AllianceBernstein's global thematic investment team has adopted a new theme focused on zero interest rate policy designed to focus on the impacts of monetary policy as the fiscal driver is lost. Fallout from the GFC resulted in heightened cyclicality ...

Mercer Super Trust focuses on mobile

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 7 SEP 2012
Mercer Super Trust plans to launch a mobile site by the end of the year, and move to an app environment for members in 2013. The move follows member research from June this year which found that 40% of people surveyed rated access to super information ...

New CEO for Sydney de-sal after June refinance

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 7 SEP 2012
The Sydney Desalination Plant has appointed former Queensland Coordinator-General Keith Davies as chief executive officer. The appointment was effective August 27 and follows the June 2012 refinance of the operation by the NSW State Government which ...

ASIC lines up Macquarie Private

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 6 SEP 2012
ASIC is in the preliminary stages of an investigation into Macquarie's private wealth division over concerns related to potential breaches by advisers. It is understood that the regulator has written to Macquarie Group and issued a request for information ...

Former S&P head moves to Lonsec

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 6 SEP 2012
Former Standard & Poor's head of fixed income managed funds research David Erdonmez is to join Lonsec as a general manager. Erdonmez will take up the role of GM - managed funds research early next month when S&P is due to close its local research unit. ...

Australian foundations sample impact investing

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 6 SEP 2012
Philanthropic foundations need to look to impact investments, including allocating from the corpus to market rate investments where they align with the foundation's mission and programmatic goals. Chief executive of the Global Impact Investing Network ...

Gonski calls for NFP director liability review

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 SEP 2012
A safe-harbour provision for board directors of not for profit organisations should be of prime concern for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC), David Gonski told an industry event yesterday. Speaking at Philanthropy Australia's ...

Former Count CEO joins Chase

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 SEP 2012
Former chief executive officer and managing director of Count Financial, Andrew Gale has joined boutique M&A advisory firm Chase Corporate together with recently retired KPMG senior partner and NSW chairman Chris Jordan AO. The two appointments represent ...

Swift resolution sought on Storm trial

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 SEP 2012
Lawyers representing ASIC, the Commonwealth Bank, Macquarie and Bank of Queensland are expected to hold an emergency meeting tomorrow ahead of Federal Court proceedings on the 2008 collapse of Storm Financial. The meeting will attempt to negotiate a ...

Customer owned bank attracts investors

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  TUESDAY, 4 SEP 2012
Customer owned bankmecu has attributed NPAT of $27.02 million for its second year to the broader appeal of a cooperative enterprise in the banking space. Managing director Damien Walsh called the result, a decrease of 1.78% on the prior corresponding ...