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Aware Super, VISSF merger to proceed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
After four months of due diligence, the two super funds have confirmed they will merge before the end of the year. In a joint statement, Aware Super and the Victorian Independent Schools Superannuation Fund (VISSF) said the merger will create the largest ...

Future Fund appoints portfolio strategy lead

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021
The $179 billion sovereign wealth fund has promoted internally to appoint a deputy chief investment officer for portfolio strategy. Ben Samild was named to the role, which was left vacant in December 2020 after Sue Brake moved to Future Fund's chief ...

Maths an unpopular subject with high schoolers

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
Only 30% of Australian year 12 students study maths at intermediate or high levels, according to the Actuaries Institute. It found a quarter of them are not studying any maths at all. About 7% of female students and 12% of male students study advanced ...

Acadian launches multi-asset fund

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021
Acadian Asset Management has launched a multi-asset absolute return fund that aims to provide consistent returns regardless of market conditions. The Acadian Global Macro Fund uses a systematic approach to exploit inefficiencies across and within global ...

Economic recap: Week to July 16

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
... could also be because Australia is facing the latest hurdle from a position of strength. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reports that the country's unemployment rate dropped to an 11-year low of 4.9% in June - below the March 2020's ...

Padua appoints chair

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
Financial advice technology provider Padua has appointed a chair from the telecommunications industry. Amaysim founder and former chief executive Peter O'Connell will chair the board at Padua. His Amaysim business sold to Optus this year. O'Connell ...

Sovereign wealth fund nabs AMP Capital talent

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
GIC Private, the sovereign wealth fund for Singapore, has hired former AMP Capital portfolio manager Nader Naeimi. Naeimi started with GIC, formerly known as the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, on Monday. Naeimi is now senior vice president ...

Active managers lead new ETF issuers

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2021
Actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) are on a steady rise, with all the new issuers entering the market launching active products, new data shows. The BetaShares Australian Exchange Traded Fund Industry: Half Year Review 2021 report showed ...

BT Panorama completes migration

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
BT Panorama has completed the migration of its BT Wrap clients, bringing its total funds under administration to over $100 billion. The final tranche of nearly 50,000 accounts worth over $15 billion in funds under administration have migrated to BT ...

Alphinity adds to global equities team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
Alphinity Investment Management has appointed a portfolio manager from Global Evolution Capital to its global equities team, alongside former Ellerston executive Mary Manning. Trent Masters founded Global Evolution Capital in 2019 and managed a global ...
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