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New life insurance regulations rolled out

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has issued life insurance regulations that aim to modernise the legislative framework. The Life Insurance Regulations 2024 establishes a threshold for annuities, dictating that the ...

Link, The Trust Bank progress acquisition

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Link Group is on track to become part of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (The Trust Bank) by mid-2024, having kicked off work to integrate the businesses. In a trading update this morning, Link said it has filed all major regulatory approval submissions ...

Janus Henderson makes two senior appointments

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Janus Henderson Investors appointed a local head of retail research for Australia and hired a sales director from T. Rowe Price. Craig McDonald was promoted to the newly created role of head of retail research for Australia, having previously served ...

Count posts positive results ahead of Diverger takeover

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Count Limited (Count) increased its revenues by 6% over the six months to December 31, while increasing its statutory profits by 135%. The group's latest half-year results indicate its underlying EBITA is up by 9% to $5.436 million and statutory profits ...

Rest faces class action over IP premiums

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
Shine Lawyers filed a class action on behalf of Rest members who may have had income protection premiums wrongfully deducted from their superannuation accounts. The class action alleges that from December 2008 to June 2019, Rest automatically enrolled ...

Count to finalise Diverger deal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Count's acquisition of Diverger was approved by the Federal Court yesterday, with the deal now expected to be completed on March 1. Last month, Diverger shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the takeover, with the court approval marking the ...

Bell Asset Management looks to exit RE services

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024
Bell Asset Management is calling for a shareholder vote to replace itself as responsible entity (RE) of three of its funds, saying it just wants to focus on managing investments. Bell Asset Management has asked investors in its Bell Global Equities ...

Former director pleads guilty to hedge fund con

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
The former director of Reiwa-Capital is facing possible jail time and a hefty fine after he convinced people to hand over more than $400,000 for the purpose of investing before spending it all elsewhere and paying back just 1% of the total to investors. ...

AustralianSuper to revive UK landmark

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
AustralianSuper and UK property developer British Land have submitted a planning application to redevelop a permanent cultural venue at the Printworks London building. The Printworks building, managed by music and arts operator Broadwick, was closed ...

Count drops $4.1m on SMSF services company

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
Count Limited (Count) has acquired Solutions Centric, a company that provides offshore SMSF services out of India, with an aim to expand its services segment to support financial planning and accounting businesses. Count will acquire 51% of the business ...