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Kapstream co-founder announces career break

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
The co-founder of Kapstream Capital, a Janus Henderson subsidiary, will exit to take a "bittersweet" career break. Nick Maroutsos' last day is slated for 1 October 2021. He co-founded Kapstream in 2006 with Kumar Palghat, a former PIMCO executive. ...

Fidelity hires sustainability director

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
Fidelity International has appointed a director of sustainable investing who is based in Hong Kong. Gabriel Wilson-Otto will further integrate sustainability considerations into Fidelity's investment process, working closely with the research unit on ...

Digital fact-find gains momentum

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
A new digital fact-finding solution, which is saving financial advisers nearly six hours per client, has snapped up partnerships with Centrepoint Alliance and other mid-tier licensees. Advice Revolution, founded by former advisers Adrian Patty and Shaun ...

Nuveen hires director from AXA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
Nuveen Real Estate has appointed a Sydney-based director of Asia Pacific housing who is a former executive of AXA Investment Managers. Ben Taylor will expand the firm's existing housing strategy in Australia and help find new opportunities in the ...

Advice practices set to benefit from tax cuts

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
Small business owners, like financial planners, are set to benefit from the 30% tax rate reducing to 25% from 1 July 2021. Federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg also announced last night that temporary full expensing has been extended until 30 June 2023. ...

CBA adds $32m to advice remediation bill

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
The Commonwealth Bank has upped its indemnity bill to $252 million for dodgy financial advisers who were part of its former subsidiary Count Financial. CBA sold off Count Financial to CountPlus in mid-2019. At the time, CBA provided $200 million in ...

New India fund eyes HNWs

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
A new fund focusing on five key thematics across publicly listed companies in India will launch to high-net-worth investors. India Avenue Investment Management will launch India 2030 in the third quarter of this year, a high conviction, actively managed ...

Rest offers extra parental leave

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Rest has increased its parental leave for employees who work full time or part time. Eligible employees can now claim 16 weeks of paid parental leave instead of the 14 weeks previously available can be taken flexibly during a 12-month period. Rest chief ...

Super gender gap widens for NSW women: ISA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Women living in New South Wales will retire with $60,000 less superannuation than men. This is according to Industry Super Australia, which found that median balance for women in NSW sits at $48,700, falling behind the national median of $49,300 for ...

Jarden and Nomura form alliance

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021
Investment and advisory firm Jarden and investment bank Nomura have joined forces to provide clients shared expertise. Nomura will provide its global network, product capabilities and balance sheet to support clients across equity capital markets (ECM) ...