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New board director at AFIC

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... Roy Morgan, General Motors and SAP. She is currently a non-executive director at Seek, IRESS, Vocus, Datacom and CenlTex. AFIC has been running since 1928 and at March end had assets of $6.3 billion and market cap of $8.3 billion. It invests in S&P/ASX ...

Chief economist update: The great Australian rebound

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
"Getting strong now, won't be long now, getting strong now Gonna fly now, flying high now, gonna fly, fly, fly..." -Bill Conti, Gonna Fly Now As sure as this theme from the 1977 classic Rocky is remembered by film buffs and boxing aficionados everywhere ...

Don't over-interpret OECD super fee figures

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 29 NOV 2019
Rainmaker's research head is calling for the superannuation industry to avoid over-interpreting OECD figures indicating Australia's retirement saving system is cheap, as debate breaks out. Alex Dunnin, Rainmaker executive director of research and compliance ...

ACSI, AFIC respond to Westpac scandal

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
... come out of Westpac have been very disappointing," Freeman said. "The outlook for them is very challenging." He explained AFIC has held a position in Westpac for a decade. "There are not too many companies in our portfolio that haven't had an issue at ...

Antares portfolio manager moves to LIC

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019
... investment team of nine. He will cover banks, diversified financials, insurance and real estate investment trusts. He reports to AFIC's chief investment officer Mark Freeman, who is also the chief executive. In July, Antares also bid farewell to Richard ...

Franking changes feared by shareholders

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
... they expect to be heavily affected by the changes to imputation credits, with 85% indicating their reliance on the scheme. AFIC said 85% of respondents believe the changes will result in a negative impact on their income, while 79% are either in or approaching ...

SMSF darlings revealed

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2019
... corporate debt. This was followed by Argo Investments (ASX:ARG), WAM Capital (ASX:WAM), Australian Foundation Investment Company (AFIC) and Magellan Global Trust (ASX: MGG).

LICs defy franking credit refund changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... listed investment companies are rewarding shareholders with special dividends. The Australian Foundation Investment Company (AFIC) and Mirrabooka announced they will pay special dividends fully franked of eight cents and 10 cents per share respectively. ...

AFIC director retires

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
A director at the Australian Foundation Investment Company (AFIC) is retiring today after a five-year stint on the board. Retiring from the AFIC board is Jacqueline Hey, a member of the company's investment committee and nomination committee. She has ...

AFIC appoints chair

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 AUG 2018
... annual general meeting of the Australian Foundation Investment Company, the LIC said in company filings today. Campbell joined AFIC's board as a director in 1984. He was appointed the deputy chair in October 2008 and the chair five years later in 2013. ...
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