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BT terminates two funds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
BT is winding up two growth funds due to a lack of investor demand. The BT Partner Australia Shares Growth 1 Fund and the BT Partner International Shares Core 1 Fund were terminated on 12 October 2020. They're both single manager funds that have been ...
Australian Business Growth Fund launches
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
The government backed Australian Business Growth Fund has launched, to be led by former JB Were chair Anthony Healy. Healy has been appointed the inaugural chief executive of the fund and Will Hodgman, former premier of Tasmania, has been appointed ...
Acting AMP Australia chief joins FSC board
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
The Financial Services Council (FSC) has announced the acting chief executive of AMP Australia, Blair Vernon will join the FSC board as a director. FSC said Vernon is an experienced financial services executive with significant capability across a range ...
New property fund launches
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
A new property investment fund has launched, backed by the Buxton family. Corsair Investment Management has been launched by MaxCap founding partner Michael Fowler and the Buxton family, which is responsible for property developing company Buxton Group. ...
A new model is coming: Licensees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
At the Association of Financial Advisers' Conference, a panel of licensee executives agreed that the advice industry will be pushed towards a new model in the coming years. The panel, facilitated by CoreData founder and principal Andrew Inwood, saw ...
Stephen Jones admits to anti-life insurance bias
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
At the Association of Financial Advisers annual conference, shadow minister for financial services Stephen Jones outlined Labor's vision for financial advice and admitted to apprehension on life insurance. Jones said, referring to the ASIC review ...
Grow Super founder sentenced in betting scandal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
The founder of Grow Super has been sentenced, after pleading guilty to gambling with insider information. Appearing yesterday, Joshua Wilson was sentenced in Downing Centre Local Court to 18 months good behaviour. He was not fined or given a custodial ...
Hostplus freezes premiums
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
As life insurance premiums continue to soar, industry fund Hostplus has managed to negotiate a premium freeze for members. The $48 billion super fund has secured a three-year freeze, which will maintain the current rate of death and total and permanent ...
Vanguard launches new ESG offerings
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
Vanguard Australia has launched a new Australian shares ETF with an ESG focus, adding to its range of ethical investment options. The Vanguard Ethically Conscious Australian Shares Fund and ETF will invest in approximately 240 ASX listed shares with ...
APRA highlights heatmaps success
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
In its annual report, APRA highlighted the success of its MySuper heatmaps initiative - despite new government reform possibly making heatmaps redundant after they were only in effect for one year. Following the Royal Commission, one of APRA's objectives ...
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