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ASIC targets SMSF confidence tricksters

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2013
... described as 'good' and there were more than a handful of instances of 'bad' advice, particularly in relation to property investments. ASIC highlighted instances where insurance was absent or inadequate, inappropriate single asset class investments were ...

Interest rate cuts drive SMSFs to FI, property

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2013
... December 2012 drove Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) trustees from cash holdings to fixed interest and direct property investments, Multiport SMSF Investment Patterns Survey found. Cash holdings fell 1.9% to 24.5% in the December quarter compared to the ...

APRA's SMSF loan warning berated

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 21 JAN 2013
... reality," he said. "However, there is a need to ensure that SMSF trustees are not unduly influenced about property investments and the Government should get on and regulate LRBA as financial products as they advised in 2010." Peter Townsend, principal ...

Five Aus equities managers share $1bn in new mandates

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 10 DEC 2012
... way, and is working with asset consultant Frontier Advisers to find new managers for its real assets and property investments. United States based Payden & Rygel as well as Stone Harbor Investment Partners were awarded new international fixed income ...

Real estate better than bonds: UBS

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2012
... estate strategist says that there is a strong case for stepping back bond exposure in favour of commercial property investments. "In real estate, quality exposure is not necessarily cheap these days," she said. "However, we would argue that the available ...

Property syndicate launches for HNW and SMSFs

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 21 MAY 2012
... growing area of the superannuation segment and their investment portfolios tend to have a higher allocation to property investments either directly or through managed funds. "Advisers and investors are looking for alternative investments that have a ...

Cbus board moves for greater disclosure

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2012
... holdings and information on currency strategy across all investment options will be outlined. A listing of Cbus property investments and a listing of how Cbus determines dollar commitment to potential projects in addition to property director fees will ...

ATO warns SMSFs on property transfers

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2012
... attempt to circumvent the excess contributions tax, they explained. Illustrating the ATO's concern about property investments into SMSFs, they expressly cautioned that capital improvements should not be done.

SMSFs the new retail

CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  FRIDAY, 24 FEB 2012
... caught up in the SMSF area and ultimately that will have to unwind, either back into equities or perhaps property investments, but increasingly as we go into retirement phase for a lot of these SMSFs we're going to see a greater need for regular income ...

Property-reliant SMSFs face potential risks

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  TUESDAY, 31 JAN 2012
Despite the increase in popularity of holding property investments among SMSF trustees, the practice comes with an element of danger, according to HLB Mann Judd. Information released in the most recent Mutiport SMSF portfolio analysis recorded a marginal ...