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TOWER enhances Accelerate Protection

PRESS RELEASE  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2010
TOWER Australia has upgraded its Accelerated Protection risk insurance product and improved its online service. The firm's upgrade has 14 enhanced benefits and definitions and applies to all policyholders with an in-force Accelerated Protection policy. ...

Lonsec appoints head of equities research

PRESS RELEASE  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2010
Lonsec has appointed former LINWAR Securities founding director, Marcus Tuck, as head of equities research and former van Eyk analyst, Wilson Kwok, to assist with the firm's portfolio construction process. Aside from working at LINWAR, Tuck also worked ...

AXA upgrades insurance in super

PRESS RELEASE  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 APR 2010
AXA Australia has added its financial protection product, Elevate, to the Summit, Generation and iAccess investment platforms. "This enhancement means clients will have access to a complete range of insurance features within the convenient framework ...

AXA Real Estate and Sumitomo sign property deal

PRESS RELEASE  |  TUESDAY, 27 APR 2010
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers has signed a deal with Sumitomo Trust and Banking to raise $585 million for a Japanese real estate investment trust. The fund, which is expected to open in the first half of this year, is hoping to gain capital commitments ...

OC Funds Management buys MA firm

PRESS RELEASE  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2010
OC Funds Management has bought Australian shares managed accounts provider, Patriot Managed Accounts. The deal means OC Funds Management can expand its investment suite beyond four equity funds to include individual managed accounts (IMA) and separately ...

AIA appoints head of adviser services

PRESS RELEASE  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2010
AIA Australia has appointed former TOWER Australia manager, Pina Sciarrone, as head of adviser services, individual life. Sciarrone previously worked as state sales manager for Victoria/Tasmania at TOWER Australia. Prior to joining TOWER, she worked ...

CFS appoints Core Equity Services for brokerage

PRESS RELEASE  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 APR 2010
Colonial First State Custom Solutions has appointed Commonwealth Bank-owned Core Equity Services as its default broker for the FirstWrap platform. Chris Stevens said selecting the broking firm as the default broker for FirstWrap and white label platforms ...

Farmland ripe for the picking

PRESS RELEASE  |  TUESDAY, 20 APR 2010
Institutional investors may want to broaden their investment scope to farmland after a report found investments in agricultural property prices have fallen from the pre-crisis highs and may benefit from rising commodity prices. The Cerulli Edge: Global ...

UK advisers allocate to cautious investments

PRESS RELEASE  |  MONDAY, 19 APR 2010
Nearly a third of net sales on one of the UK's biggest investment platforms have gone to cautious managed investments, according to new research. Sales figures from Cofunds found cautious managed investment strategies continue to dominate the sales ...

Xplan tops software ratings

PRESS RELEASE  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2010
Xplan has retained the highest overall rating in this year's Investment Trends Planning Software Report. Closely behind Xplan is COIN followed by AdviserNETgain, VisiPlan, Navigator n-link. Coin Office retained its top position for the best modeling ...