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Fund administrator eyes Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
A Singapore-based fund administrator will establish full-service operations in Australia as it sees an opportunity in the local market. Ascent Fund Services currently services about US$7 billion in assets. This includes 150 products across six Asia ...

State Super rejigs defensives

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
State Super has mandated two managers, as it allocates to Australian investment grade corporate credit and global investment grade structured credit. State Super manages about $42 billion in assets, of which about 20% is in defined contribution schemes ...

GIC to open Sydney office

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Singapore's $708 billion sovereign wealth fund will open an office in Sydney, as it looks to increase its focus on Australian investment opportunities. The Sydney office will be GIC's 11 th internationally. The fund said it will look for opportunities ...

IFM adds to board

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
The $150 billion fund manager has added an independent director, in its second board appointment based in North America. Theresa Whitmarsh is an executive director at Washington State Investment Board (WSIB) which manages retirement plans and funds ...

Platinum launches investment bond

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
Platinum Asset Management has launched an investment bond with Australian Unity. It is offering two options: Platinum's International Fund or the Asia Fund, according to the March 19 product disclosure statement. Lifeplan Australian Friendly Society ...

Vanguard appoints fund administrator

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
Vanguard has appointed a fund administrator for its wholesale funds in Australia which hold an estimated $98.5 billion in assets. Vanguard has taken the function from in-house to external provider. Link Group was appointed to provide fund administration ...

Rest hires from QSuper

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
Rest has appointed a chief financial officer, hiring from QSuper. Kulwant Singh-Pangly will lead Rest's team responsible for financial management and strategy, and taxation. In his most recent role, Singh-Pangly spent nearly eight years at QSuper ...

Rest hires from AustralianSuper, Hostplus

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
Industry fund Rest has hired from AustralianSuper and Hostplus for its workplace superannuation team. Jessica Empson has been appointed to the newly created Melbourne-based role of national manager, business solutions, and will lead Rest's long-term ...

Sydney digital adviser wins UK client

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
A Sydney digital advice business has won a UK wealth management firm with $51 billion in assets as a client. Ignition Advice will provide digital advice to M&G Wealth. M&G Wealth has Ã,£28 billion in assets under management and is part of London Stock ...

Future Fund to hire 70 for investment team

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
The sovereign wealth fund is looking to add 70 people to its investment team, with the specific skill sets of identifying good external managers. Appearing at senate hearings yesterday Future Fund chief executive Raphael Arndt and chief investment officer ...