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Spitfire loses top executives
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAR 2020
Spitfire has lost both its chief executive and chief product officer within months of them joining the platform provider. Former chief executive John Shuttleworth left the business in December last year after being appointed to the top role only two ...
Industry fund winds up infrastructure option
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAR 2020
A $6.5 billion industry superannuation fund is closing its unlisted infrastructure investment option due to lack of scale. Following a review of its offering, Media Super recently notified members it is closing its unlisted infrastructure option on ...
Pinnacle boutique eyes wholesale market
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAR 2020
A well-regarded infrastructure boutique, which recently co-invested with HESTA and First State, has opened its strategy to wholesale investors for the first time. Palisade Investment Partners has set up a feeder fund for wholesale investors, which will ...
Colonial First State cuts fees, closes legacy options
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAR 2020
Colonial First State has cut fees for about 200,000 members and will close some legacy options in FirstChoice Employer Super, as it simplifies its product line and phases out grandfathered commissions. The changes are across retail products (legacy ...
Cbus overhauls insurance offering
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 2 MAR 2020
Cbus is changing the way it calculates insurance premiums, with members set to pay more for death and TPD insurance cover. From April 1, Cbus members' insurance premiums will be based on their age in a move designed to more closely reflect what it costs ...
How to ensure clients will pay higher fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2020
As the cost of financial advice continues to rise, financial advisers are going to have to make some hard calls when it comes to who they can feasibly continue servicing. Association of Financial Advisers' general manager of policy and professionalism ...
ETF popularity soars 52%
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2020
Latest insights from Morningstar show Australia's ETF market grew 52% in 2019, reaching highs of $61 billion in assets. It's a far cry from two decades ago; the industry was worth $3 billion in 2010, and there were only 27 ETF products available ...
Challenger boutique winds up fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
... billion in net inflows during the second half. Fidante reported $45.5 million in net income for the six months ending December (1H20), slightly lower than 1H19's $46.3 million. Of this $45.5 million, performance fees accounted for $3.5 million. Its ...
ASIC turns up the heat on enforcement
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
One year on from a Royal Commission lambasting, ASIC is continuing to increase its efforts to chasten large institutions for misconduct, latest enforcement activity numbers show. In its latest six monthly report into its enforcement and regulatory work ...
Life commissions, referral fees still kosher: AFA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 FEB 2020
A regulatory update at the Association of Financial Advisers' Roadshow event in Sydney provided financial advisers a clear message on life insurance commissions and referral fees, and took aim at a former FASEA board member in the process. AFA general ...
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