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S&P reaffirms Sirtex after new offer from Chinese manager

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
ASX-listed healthcare firm Sirtex, whose investors include some of Australia's leading fund managers, will remain in the S&P/ASX 200 after its US takeover has been postponed in light of a new offer. Sirtex entered into a trading halt and then announced ...

Former NAB subsidiary flags merger with Virgin Money

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
An ASX-listed banking group formerly owned by NAB made a preliminary approach with respect to an all-share combination with Virgin Money in the UK. CYBG, which operates through the Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and B brands, will acquire all issued ...

Macquarie partners with wealth fintech

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
Macquarie has integrated its open banking platform with a cloud-based personal wealth service established by a former Xero Australia managing director. As a result of the integration with myprosperity, users of the personal wealth platform will now ...

Three AMP directors step down

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2018
Three non-executive directors have chosen to resign from AMP's board. While Patty Akopiantz will serve until the end of the year, Vanessa Wallace and Holly Kramer will step down from the board ahead of AMP's annual general meeting. Wallace will also ...

Blue Sky chair steps down amid business restructure

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 7 MAY 2018
... directors other than interim managing director Kim Morison will also be replaced. This includes chief investment officer Alex McNab, who retires effective immediately. The restructure of the business will involve reviewing all business units to ensure ...

InvestSMART to launch active ETF

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 7 MAY 2018
InvestSMART will launch an initial public offering for an actively-managed equity income ETF on May 14. The InvestSMART Australian Equity Income Fund (managed fund), trading under the ticker code INIF, will mirror InvestSMART's Australian Equity Income ...

David Murray becomes AMP chair

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
AMP has named Financial System Inquiry overseer and former CBA chief executive David Murray as its new chair. He will take on the role after AMP's annual general meeting in July, at which point executive chair Mike Wilkins will return to the position ...

OneVue appoints new Super Services COO from KPMG

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
OneVue's funds administration arm is welcoming a new chief operating officer. Melissa Gomes joins OneVue from KPMG, where she was associate director of superannuation advisory risk consulting. Prior to that, she held three roles at the Harwood Superannuation ...

S&P to remove ASX healthcare firm from index

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
An ASX-listed healthcare firm, currently subject to a potential class action by shareholders which include major Australian asset managers, will be removed from the ASX 200 pending acquisition by a US company. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Sirtex Medical ...

CBA finds no evidence of customer data breach

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAY 2018
Following an investigation by KPMG, the Commonwealth Bank said no evidence was found that customer information was compromised when two magnetic tapes went missing in 2016. The tapes in question contained customer names, addresses, account numbers and ...