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CountPlus divests member firm
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2020
CountPlus has disposed its majority interest in a member firm to a fellow member firm after a review found it could not add strategic value. The ASX-listed advice and accounting group has sold its 61.28% interest in Specialised Business Solutions to ...
AMP extends life insurance APL
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
AMP has updated its approved product list (APL), allowing aligned financial advisers to recommend an enhanced suite of insurers. The new APL includes AIA, BT, MetLife, OnePath/Zurich and TAL. BT and MetLife are the two new additions. And, for the first ...
The platforms with the most advisers
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
Colonial FirstChoice remains the platform used by the most advisers, with about 11% market share, according to latest Rainmaker estimates. CBA's platform is used by 9835 advisers and 1085 Australian financial services licence. It is followed by ...
GSFM sizes up ETFs with Munro launch
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 2 NOV 2020
The Sydney multi-boutique is dipping its toes into active ETFs, with the first being a long/short fund from Munro Global Partners. The Munro Global Growth Fund (Hedge Fund) started trading on the ASX today with the ticker MAET. The active ETF will invest ...
Fastest-growing AFSLs in the country
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
New research from Rainmaker Information shows which licensees added the most advisers in the 12 months to September end. And which AFSLs have the biggest market share. Overall, there were 19,357 advisers attached to an AFSL at September end, down 2597 ...
First strike at Pengana LIC
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
... Equities (PIA) faced a first strike against its remuneration report, as about 49.9% of votes went against it. Unitholders of the LIC had two resolutions before them at the October 28 Annual General Meeting: THE reelection of David Groves as a director ...
Evans and Partners looks to delist LITs
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
... Income Fund (AYF) and installed 360, after a long-winded battle with the AYF board. It previously tried to launch a credit LIC of its own but pulled the brakes citing COVID, satisfying itself with AYF and an open-ended fund.
IOOF appoints executive, continues growth push
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
IOOF has announced the creation of a new executive role as it reports funds under management, advice and administration grew by $529 million in Q1 2021. IOOF chief executive Renato Mota has announced the appointment of a chief transformation officer ...
HUB24 to acquire Xplore, offloads Paragem
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2020
HUB24 announced a series of significant transactions, including plans to acquire Xplore Wealth and the sale of its financial advice business. Paying $60 million for Xplore, the platform provider said the proposed acquisition through a scheme of arrangement ...
Federal Court freezes investment scam, winds up SMSF operator
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 OCT 2020
The Federal Court has frozen the funds of a suspected investment scammer and ordered the winding up of two unlicensed financial services businesses, upon referral from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The Federal Court has ...
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