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Investment Manager of the Year named
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
The third annual Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards were held in Sydney overnight, celebrating excellence in Australia's investment management industry. Macquarie Investment Management took out the title of Investment Manager of the ...
Franklin Templeton to acquire Legg Mason
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
Franklin Resources, trading as Franklin Templeton, has entered into a $6.7 billion agreement to acquire Legg Mason, creating a $2.24 trillion investment powerhouse. Under the agreement, which was unanimously approved by both boards, Franklin Templeton ...
Super fund director departs
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2020
A corporate superannuation fund is looking to fill a vacancy on its board of directors following a recent departure. Qantas Super is on the hunt for a new board director to represent Group E, after Hendrik van Calcar stepped down in December. Group ...
Industry fund bumps up premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 FEB 2020
Members of a $25 billion industry superannuation fund are set to pay higher insurance premiums from April 1, with some paying up to 20% more for death and TPD. VicSuper has notified members their insurance premiums are increasing as a result of the ...
AMPFPA action progresses, associations merge
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
The AMP Financial Planners Association is anticipating a class action to be filed on behalf of its members later this month, as it gears up to merge with the Hillross Advisers Association. Speaking to Financial Standard, AMPFPA chief executive Neil ...
Former licensee boss banned
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 FEB 2020
ASIC has said the former chief executive of Spectrum Wealth Advisers had a poor understanding of his obligations and failed to ensure advisers complied with the law, banning him over his involvement in the licensee's numerous failures. Mark Schroeder ...
AustralianSuper adds to board
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020
AustralianSuper has appointed a new board director from the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union. The nation's largest superannuation fund has welcomed Glenn Thompson to its board. He replaces Paul Bastian who joined the board in 2013. Thompson ...
Most complained about super funds revealed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020
Analysis of AFCA complaints data regarding the most complained about superannuation funds in the body's first eight months of operation shows an almost even split between industry and retail funds. AFCA started operating on 1 November 2018 and data ...
OneVue takes control of Madison
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 FEB 2020
OneVue has taken control of Madison Financial Group, working to arrange a sale of the dealer group which is home to close to 100 advisers. It's the latest development in the Sargon saga, which began last Wednesday when Sargon entered external administration ...
AustralianSuper, QIC back investment manager
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 FEB 2020
Representatives of AustralianSuper and QIC are set to join the board of a US investment manager following significant investments by both parties. Generate Capital, an investment and operating platform for distributed sustainable infrastructure, has ...
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