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Allco opens door to Malaysia

HAMISH MADDEN  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2007
Allco Finance Group has entered into a joint venture arrangement with Malaysia's second largest financial services provider to pursue opportunities in the region. Allco and its joint venture partner in Malaysia CIMB Group will first launch the CIMB ...

FPA appoints policy head

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAY 2007
The Financial Planning Association (FPA) has appointed a new general manager policy and government relations. Former Secretary General of the Institutional Money Market Funds Association (IMMFA) in the UK, Gerard (Ged) Fitzpatrick, joins the FPA in ...

Week of resignations for UBS

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAY 2007
Rounding out a week of personnel-propelled headlines for UBS Global Asset Management, another executive has tendered his resignation. Hot on the heels of head of Australian equities, Paul Fiani's departure, deputy portfolio manager, Shawn Burns, has ...

Platinum listing turns to gold

HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2007
Platinum Asset Management had a stellar debut on the Australian Securities Exchange, with shares jumping by over 70 per cent in the first day of trade. Kerr Neilson's Platinum Asset Management (ASX: PTM) issued 112.2 million shares at $5.00 per share ...

Grange announces new chairman and directors

HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAY 2007
Grange Securities, part of the Lehman Brothers group, has announced the appointment of a new chairman and two new directors to the board of its Melbourne funds management business Grange Asset Management. Current deputy chairman of Australian Wealth ...

Super fees battle competition and returns

HAMISH MADDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2007
The Investment and Financial Services Association (IFSA) has released figures it says shows competition and increasing funds under management are driving down fees, however recent Rainmaker data paints a different picture. The IFSA figures to June 2006 ...

Print Super terminates mandates

HAMISH MADDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2007
Industry fund Print Super has dropped managers Maple-Brown Abbott, Portfolio Partners and Credit Suisse and handed the $340 million in mandates to Tyndall, MIR, ABN AMRO and Generation. Print Super cut Maple-Brown Abbott's $180 million equities mandate ...

HESTA joins better research alliance

HAMISH MADDEN  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2007
Industry fund HESTA has joined the Enhanced Analytics Initiative (EAI), an international collaboration that rewards analysts and brokers for greater depth and breadth of research and the inclusion of factors such as corporate governance, human capital ...

BT appoints Aust equities portfolio manager

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2007
BT Financial Group has appointed former Colonial First State executive Jim Taylor as portfolio manager in its Australia equities team. Crispin Murray, head of BT Australian Equities, said Taylor would help continue the success of BT's Australian equities ...

AIST chair and deputy announced

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2007
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has appointed a new chair and deputy chair to the board. Ian Robertson was appointed chair and is a trustee director and member of the investment committee for the NSW Local Government Superannuation ...