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Super fund increases premiums
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
A $117 billion superannuation fund is changing the cost of insurance across the board at the turn of the New Year. Most QSuper members will see income protection cover go up 31%, while death and total and permanent disability (TPD) cover will increase ...
Shipton's tax bill under scrutiny
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has answered questions in regards to the remuneration of ASIC chair James Shipton and former deputy chair Daniel Crennan. At the parliamentary joint committee on corporations and financial services, chair ...
Insto demand sees digital asset manager launch
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
A newly launched UK asset management firm is catering to institutional investors' increasing interest in digital assets, piquing the curiosity of Australian high-net-worths. London-based ByteTree Asset Management launched this week with a mission to ...
Millions of workers facing financial stress: AMP
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2020
Severe and moderate levels of financial stress are impacting around 1.8 million Australian workers, according to AMP's latest Financial Wellness study. AMP said of those 1.8 million, nearly half have been feeling financially stressed for an average ...
New fixed income boutique launches
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2020
Former UBS fund manager Chris Baylis, billionaire investor Alex Waislitz and ASX-listed cash platform Cashwerkz have teamed up to launch a new funds management businesses. Fortlake Asset Management is offering four funds, across retail, wholesale and ...
Aware Super, OptiComm deal still alive
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
Broadband technology company OptiComm has slapped down media speculation in relation to Aware Super's attempts to purchase the company. In an announcement to the ASX, the company said an article in the Australian Financial Review stating that OptiComm ...
360 Capital moves to acquire Evans Dixon
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 OCT 2020
ASX-listed firm 360 Capital Group is proposing to takeover Evans Dixon shortly after its founder and managing director joined the embattled firm. The firm announced it wants to acquire Evans Dixon (ED1) via an off-market takeover, taking its 19.55% ...
Gender doesn't influence company returns: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 26 OCT 2020
Analysis of ASX 300 companies since 2005 has shown a 33.1% rise in women filling non-executive director (NED) roles has had no influence on company returns. The Ownership Matters (OM) study examined the total shareholder return for each company, during ...
Alex Waislitz fails to block OneVue acquisition
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020
OneVue shareholders approved Iress' offer yesterday. Alex Waislitz will still walk away with $22 million, while Connie McKeage's family investment vehicle will see a $15 million payday. Yesterday's poll was to approve Iress's revised ...
Multi-boutique adds investment firms
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
A multi-boutique that launched earlier this year has added two new fund managers to its stable. Mantis Funds is now providing distribution and operations support to Gyrostat Capital Management and Terra Capital. Mantis was launched in June this year ...