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Court orders new group definition in CBA advice class action

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021
Clients who claimed Commonwealth Bank financial advisers put them in expensive CMLA life insurance policies instead of cheaper alternatives have been asked to work to a new group definition. The group proceedings were filed by Diana Tyrrell and Edward ...

Soul Patts to acquire LIC

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 JUN 2021
Washington H Soul Pattinson will pay about $4 billion for a scrip merger with LIC Milton Corporation, as it chases liquidity for new acquisitions and better index participation. Milton Corporation (MLT) is an Aussie equities listed investment company ...

Another departure at AMP Capital

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 JUN 2021
AMP Capital's head of sector multi-manager will leave in July, after nearly 25 years with the company. Lydia Serafim is leaving to take an external opportunity, a spokesperson for the company confirmed. "Lydia made a strong contribution to AMP Capital ...

GROW wins new super fund client

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 JUN 2021
A Queensland superannuation fund has picked GROW Inc to replace Mercer as its administrator. The $1.4 billion Mercy Super will soon swap to GROW, after using Mercer for seven years. The transition was initially slated for a June 1 start but was delayed. ...

Franklin Templeton shutters fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
Franklin Templeton Investments is winding up its retail Australian Equity Fund, as asset growth lags. The fund was terminated on June 16, with returns of money to investors expected by July 31. "FTIA have determined that based on the current low level ...

Fidante readies new boutique

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
Challenger's multi-boutique business has signed a new emerging markets manager, Financial Standard understands. Ox Capital Management will invest in emerging markets securities, with Fidante as a shareholder and distribution and infrastructure provider. ...

Coolabah lists fund on Chi-X

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
Coolabah Capital Investments has listed a fixed income fund on the Chi-X as a quoted managed fund. The Coolabah Active Composite Bond Fund targets after-fee returns of 1% to 2% per year over the Bloomberg Ausbond Composite Bond 0+ Yr Index. It invests ...

HESTA managers improve on gender diversity

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
According to HESTA, diversity at its external managers shows women's representation improved in the last two years but remains a long way from parity. HESTA surveyed 70 of its external managers in December 2017 and then again in December 2019 before ...

Fidelity changes up global equities team

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
Fidelity Investments' lead portfolio manager for global equities strategies has resigned. Amit Lodha will cede portfolio management responsibilities for funds including the Fidelity Global Equities fund, which is offered to Australian investors ...

ASX invests in GROW Inc

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
ASX has acquired a minority stake in fast-growing superannuation administrator GROW Inc. In a statement, the exchange said the investment aligns closely with ASX's strategy to drive efficiency in financial services using distributed ledger technology ...