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ASIC takes action against Equiti

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
ASIC is taking action against a financial services group for allegedly paying conflicted remuneration totalling $165,000 to its financial advisers who gave inappropriate SMSF and property advice. Equiti Financial Services (Equiti FS) - which is now ...

UBS AM chief steps down

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021
The managing director of UBS Asset Management announced his exit and a long-serving portfolio manager has stepped up to oversee the Australia and New Zealand region in the interim. Bryce Doherty led the asset management unit from October 2013 and was ...

QMV makes two senior appointments

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
Financial services consulting firm QMV appointed a chief operating officer and general manager of consulting following a restructure of the group. Joanne Schembri was promoted to chief operating officer on April 1 after serving as national manager of ...

Pinnacle affiliates reach $85bn AUM

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
Pinnacle Investment Management has reported a 20% boost in assets under management across all its affiliates, hitting $84.9 billion in the space of four months. In an update to investors, the ASX-listed firm announced robust end of April 2021 results ...

ERS applicants $3100 worse off

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
Members who raided their retirement savings as a result of the early release of superannuation scheme could have been $3100 better off than if they had kept their balance intact, new research reveals. The McKell Institute, a thinktank, found that over ...

State Street names sales executive

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
State Street has appointed a former Macquarie Securities executive to its outsourced execution team. Based in Sydney, Damian Hoult joined the firm on May 17 as a new outsourced trading sales executive, finishing recently as Basis Global Analytics' chief ...

Aussie charities robust prior to COVID

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
The nation's charitable organisations reported revenues of $166 billion that grew 7% during 2019, underscoring a robust sector prior to the coronavirus pandemic. The state of the sector analysed by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ...

Super fund ventures into robo-advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
A $5 billion superannuation fund is introducing a robo intra-fund advice solution to members. With the help of Link Group's Super Blueprint, legalsuper will offer the digital intra-fund advice to its 43,000 members. The offer builds on an existing partnership ...

Australian Unity to acquire aged care facility provider

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
Australian Unity flagged it will purchase a provider of boutique retirement villages with operations in Queensland and New South Wales for $65 million. The ASX-listed company announced today that it intends to accelerate the expansion of its retirement ...

Aged care workers depended on ERS: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
Aged care employees relied more on the early release of superannuation (ERS) scheme compared to other workers health and community services sectors, research from HESTA reveals. The proportion of HESTA members who work in aged care and childhood education ...