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TAL reviews life distribution team
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
The major life insurer has confirmed several roles within its life insurance distribution team have been made redundant as a result of a restructure. A spokesperson for TAL has confirmed to Financial Standard that a recent review of its business units ...
US senators in alleged COVID-19 insider trading
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 MAR 2020
A US senator who is married to the chair of the New York Stock Exchange is being accused of insider trading, having offloaded millions in stocks following private briefings on the likely impact of COVID-19 in late January. She is one of several senators ...
Perpetual exits MySuper
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
A $16.5 billion industry superannuation fund is set to take over Perpetual's MySuper offering in a successor fund transfer. On or around May 1 members of Perpetual MySuper will transfer to CareSuper. According to Rainmaker data, the transfer will ...
UniSuper suspends stock lending
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
UniSuper has instructed its custodian to recall all shares currently out on loan indefinitely. The $85 billion super fund has requested BNP Paribas Securities Services to suspend stock lending, effective immediately. UniSuper said restricting the ability ...
Former ANZ Wealth investment chief exits
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
The former chief investment officer for ANZ Wealth has left the business as part of the extensive job losses announced last week. Financial Standard understands Mark Rider, ANZ Wealth's chief investment officer since March 2017, has left the business. ...
Pension fund acquires Plenary Group business
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
Plenary Asia Pacific is set to offload its North American operations to a $390 billion pension fund. Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) will acquire Plenary Americas' in addition to the controlling stake already held through its PPP portfolio. ...
Bridges acquires bank advice business
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
Bridges Financial Services will take over the financial planning business of a 140-year-year old bank. Following a comprehensive review, IMB Bank has announced it will sell its financial planning business to Bridges, effective May 1. The sale sees Bridges ...
Pension fund chief executive retires
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
The chief executive of one of the United States' largest pension funds is set to retire after 18 years in the top job. Jack Ehnes, chief executive of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) has announced his will retire later this ...
AXA IM in strategic overhaul
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAR 2020
AXA Investment Managers is splitting its asset management business in two, creating a dedicated alternatives business that will run alongside a strengthened core investments business. As such, AXA IM's leadership team has also been overhauled. AXA IM ...
Willis Towers Watson, Aon to merge
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2020
Following weeks of speculation, the two entities have confirmed a merger will go ahead. Aon and Willis Towers Watson have announced a definitive agreement to merge operations in an all-stock transaction with an implied combined equity value of about ...
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