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Hostplus, Statewide Super finalise merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
With its merger with Statewide Super now complete, Hostplus says it is on track to hit $100 billion next year. Hostplus now has $81 billion in funds under management and is home to 1.5 million members after merging with Statewide. This places them in ...

Australian Ethical hands down tech mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 APR 2022
Australian Ethical has awarded a technology mandate that will deliver customised projections to all its superannuation members. DASH has been appointed by Australian Ethical to power direct to consumer projections that will appear in super fund members' ...

New board directors at FEAL

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
Aware Super's Deanne Stewart and HESTA's Lisa Samuels have joined the board of the Fund Executives Association Ltd (FEAL). The appointments come as former Spirit Super chief executive Leeanne Turner steps down after seven years. Stewart was named FEAL's ...

CPI sees greatest jump since 2000

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.1% in the March quarter and 5.1% annually - the greatest increases since the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax in 2000. The growth, revealed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) yesterday, came ...

BWC Partners joins Count Financial

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
The national advice group has welcomed BWC Partners to its network, bringing its total new adviser count so far in 2022 to 41. BWC Partners is a boutique retirement advice firm with three offices in Victoria. The firm was founded in 2017 by Stephen ...

AMP offloads remainder of Collimate Capital

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
AMP will sell Collimate Capital's international infrastructure equity business to DigitalBridge Investment Holdco for $700 million. DigitalBridge Investment Holdco is a wholly owned subsidiary of DigitalBridge Group, a Florida-based private equity and ...

75% of Aussies don't understand group cover: MLC Life

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022
Superannuation funds must do a better job of communicating the value of group insurance, with research revealing just 25% of Australians understand what they're covered for, and many may not be adequately covered following recent reforms. MLC Life Insurance ...

Warakirri Asset Management strengthens retail focus

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
Warakirri Asset Management has added to its retail sales team, recruiting from State Street Global Advisors. Melanie Fairbairn is taking on the role of regional manager, responsible for Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania and focused on family offices ...

Schroders scores $250m private debt mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
Schroders Capital has won its first Australian private debt mandate, with a superannuation fund investing $250 million. The bespoke mandate, handed down by an unnamed "large industry superannuation fund", covers corporate, real estate and infrastructure ...

Pain of commodity price increases to last: World Bank

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2022
In its latest commodity markets outlook, the World Bank has warned prices will likely remain high through to the end of 2024 and the transition to cleaner energy may be delayed. It comes as latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the largest ...