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Super fund awards first ESG mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
A $3.4 billion industry super fund handed its first ESG mandate to an Edinburgh-based fixed income boutique. First Super has selected Cameron Hume to manage $125 million via its Global Fixed Income ESG Fund, comprising investments in sovereigns, corporates ...

Legalsuper adds to board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
A former president of the Victorian Bar Council is joining the board of legalsuper as a long-serving director departs. James Peters is joining the $4.7 billion super fund, replacing Phil Kennon who served on the board for 12 years before retiring last ...

Plato wins $3.9bn mandate

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
In what may be the biggest Australian equities mandate from a super fund since 2010, a retail fund recently allocated $3.9 billion to Plato Investment Management. Colonial First State FirstChoice Lifestage made the allocation to the Sydney boutique ...

Northern Trust launches low carbon strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM) has launched an actively managed strategy that focuses on high-quality, low-volatility stocks while maintaining a lower carbon footprint. The Quality Low Volatility Low Carbon World (QLV Low Carbon) Strategy is ...

Demand soars for global equities ETFs

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
Investors poured their money into global equities exchange-traded funds, which took in nearly $5 billion in the first half of 2021. This is according to a joint analysis by the Australian Securities Exchange and Vanguard, which found that global equity ...

Astute Wealth alleges copyright breach

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
Astute Wealth Advice is alleging that another fintech has ripped off its proprietary questionnaire and has been forced to legal take action. Astute served a Cease and Desist letter to Lumiant, alleging that it breached "substantial copyright" with respect ...

BlackRock lists three ESG ETFs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
sustainability focus. The three funds are the iShares Core MSCI Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IESG), iShares Core MSCI World Ex Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IWLD) and iShares Core MSCI World ex Australia ESG Leaders (AUD Hedged) ETF (IHWL). IESG seeks to ...

Mirae appoints local chief executive

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
The $280 billion Korean asset manager has appointed the former chief executive of ETF Securities to lead its Australian office and a former Coolabah executive to head operations. Kris Walesby has joined as chief executive for Australia and Oliver Reynolds ...

Ian Silk to leave AustralianSuper

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
The chief executive of Australia's biggest superannuation fund AustralianSuper will step down before the end of the year. Having led the fund since its creation on 1 July 2006, Ian Silk is set to leave the super fund at the end of this year. Chief ...

VanEck launches active ETF with Sydney boutique

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
VanEck Australia has launched its first externally managed active ETF in partnership with a Sydney credit boutique. The VanEck Bentham Global Capital Securities Active ETF (Managed Fund) (ASX: GCAP) invests in Tier 1 (AT1) securities, contingent convertibles ...