Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW
Search ResultsShowing 61 - 70 of 100+ results for Karren Vergara
BNP Paribas AM CIO steps down
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
BNP Paribas Asset Management's investments chief for the Asia Pacific has retired after more than three decades of service. Alex Ng, the chief investment officer for Asia Pacific, stepped down on August 31 but remains as a non-executive director within ...
Masterfund assets decline
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
The masterfunds sector lost $38.4 billion over the 2019-20 financial year but has almost recovered the losses instigated by the global pandemic, the latest Plan For Life data show. The sector, which comprises mutual funds on wraps, platforms and master ...
Male-pack mentality holds back boards
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
Having more women on boards has the potential to positively influence companies' corporate social responsibility initiatives and governance. This is based on research from the University of South Australia, which looked at a sample of large ASX-listed ...
AMP Capital buys digital infrastructure firm
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
AMP Capital will acquire a majority stake in a Swedish technology company, adding to its growing infrastructure equity portfolio . AMP Capital will be a majority shareholder in VX Fiber, which provides fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks by partnering ...
Boutique welcomes operations chief
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
A former executive of Lazard Asset Management has moved to a $10 billion Sydney-based boutique to lead its operations. Melanie McQuire is the new chief operating officer at Maple-Brown Abbott , responsible for the firm's operating and technology ...
AMP tops worst-performing super funds list
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
Retail superannuation funds provided by AMP and OnePath continue to charge high fees and deliver poor returns for members, the latest Fat Cat report shows. For the sixth year in a row , AMP continued to dominate robo-adviser Stockspot's Fat Cat ...
Finance job ads perk up
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
Hiring activity in the banking and finance sectors is starting to pick up, after dropping 48% in April and May, latest job advertisements data show. A SEEK analysis between July and August shows demand in financial planning, compliance and risk, and ...
Amnesty unearths $588m unpaid super
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
Over half a billion dollars of unpaid superannuation has been reunited with workers, as employers take advantage of the amnesty period to "wipe the slate clean". About 24,000 employers have admitted to underpaying staff approximately $588 million in ...
AMP Capital sells clean energy company
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 SEP 2020
AMP Capital is selling off its entire stake in a European provider of clean energy solutions for an undisclosed figure. AMP Capital and Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Plc, became co-owners of Adven in January 2016, taking ...
MSCI launches UN SDG alignment tool
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
MSCI has launched a tool that assesses companies' compatibility with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The MSCI SDG Alignment Tool examines a company's operations, products, services, policies and practices, and determines its ...
Link to something 9xAJyO1V