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Jupiter AM adds APAC insto lead

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
Jupiter Asset Management welcomed an institutional distribution lead for Asia Pacific, in what is a newly created role for the UK-based firm. Adam Phua has been appointed to the role, joining from Allianz Global Investors where he was managing director ...

Super fund reporting, auditing reform consultation opens

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
Consultation has commenced on more stringent financial reporting and auditing requirements for superannuation funds, with the government looking to implement a framework that is commensurate with the size of the sector. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Financial ...

ASIC outlines approach to reforms amid uncertainty

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
The corporate regulator will allow a period of transition for the several reforms taking effect in the first week of October. From October 1, new laws around adviser reference checking and information sharing requirements will take effect, as will new ...

Super funds progress merger talks

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021
Two industry super funds have signed an agreement to explore a merger following a short period of discussion. Hostplus and Statewide Super have signed a Heads of Agreement, with a note on the former's website dated last week confirming the "important ...

Netwealth hires head of investment solutions

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 AUG 2021
As part of a broader strategy to grow its asset management and managed accounts offerings, Netwealth has hired the former head of private wealth at Nikko Asset Management. A spokesperson for Netwealth confirmed Naomi Finnigan has been appointed to the ...

Super ASX dominance trends down: Research

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
Despite being among the prime targets of the government's recently launched inquiry into common ownership, new analysis from Rainmaker Information finds the share of the ASX held by superannuation funds is actually falling. In 2019, Rainmaker predicted ...

Acquisition to create APAC real assets heavyweight

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 AUG 2021
A Hong Kong-based real estate developer will acquire a leading APAC real assets fund manager to become the largest manager of its kind in the region. ESR Cayman Limited is to acquire 100% of ARA Asset Management for $7 billion (US$5.2bn) via a 90/10 ...

Former QIC managing director joins Northleaf

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021
The former managing director of business development at QIC is taking on a new role with private markets investment firm Northleaf Capital Partners. Chris O'Connor has joined Northleaf as managing director, business development for Australia and New ...

UK pension funds commit to manager diversity

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Some of the UK's biggest pension funds have committed to tackling the lack of diversity in funds management. The Asset Owner Diversity Working Group has launched the Asset Owner Diversity Charter, which aims to "build and investment industry which embodies ...

CPP Investments APAC lead to depart

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
The head of Asia Pacific for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has been promoted, with a replacement yet to be confirmed. Suyi Kim served as head of Asia Pacific since June 2016, overseeing close to $118 billion in investments and about 160 staff. ...