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Record FUA, revenue for Praemium

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 FEB 2022
Despite reporting record growth in revenue and funds under administration, Praemium failed to make a profit in the half-year to December. The platform's revenue increased by 25% to $39.2 million, while total FUA increased by 43% to $49 billion. ...

Synchron names new state manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 FEB 2022
Synchron added a new state manager to its network to cover South Australia and Northern Territory. Emma Crothers joins as the South Australia and Northern Territory state manager, based in Adelaide. She most recently ran her own consultancy Fusion Practice ...

CDPP dumps ANZ cartel case

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 FEB 2022
The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has dropped all charges against the criminal cartel case involving the issue of ANZ shares. Last week, the CDPP withdrew charges against the remaining defendants, Citigroup Global Markets Australia, Deutsche ...

Advisers can step up to retirement planning boom

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
With the passing of the Retirement Income Covenant, there has never been a better time for advisers to position themselves as retirement advice specialists. This is according to SuperEd chair Jeremy Duffield, who predicts that retirement planning will ...

ASX chief steps down

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
The chief executive of the ASX has resigned from the post as the company grapples with a long-delayed transformation project. Dominic Stevens is stepping down from the dual roles of managing director and chief executive after nearly six years at the ...

Drummond Capital names strategic growth lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
Investment solutions firm Drummond Capital Partners hired an executive to lead its strategic growth efforts. Joining from Allianz Retire+ this month, Catriona Wortley is Drummond's new head of strategic growth. Wortley was most recently the head ...

Retirement Income Covenant, CCIV reforms pass

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
Two long-awaited reforms, the Retirement Income Covenant and Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle regime, passed parliament yesterday. Superannuation funds will have to provide a retirement income strategy for members to assist them in their later ...

PE Capital in liquidation

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022
PE Capital Funds Management is now in liquidation after the Federal Court found that it operated managed investment schemes without an AFSL and engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct. The court found that over $16 million was invested in the registered ...

AMP reports $252m loss

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022
While AMP's financial advice and wealth management units show signs of recovery, the group ultimately reported a massive $252 million statutory loss in its full-year financial performance. Underlying net profit after tax, however, was up 53% to ...

AFA Practitioner Community appoints new leaders

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022
The Association of Financial Advisers welcomed a new chair and deputy chair to its Practitioner Community. AFA Group Wealth founder John Cachia was named chair, while Mazi Wealth founder Deline Jacovides serves as deputy chair. "Our key role is to be ...