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ASIC industry levy to increase

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... immediately before more practices are forced to close, the chief executive of the Financial Planning Association of Australia Dante De Gori said. "The ASIC industry levy for financial planners has gone up over 340% in the last four years and is on an ...

New emerging markets ESG fund at Dimensional

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... introduction of a new emerging markets fund with an ESG filter. In what Dimensional says is one of the first of its kind in Australia, the fund manager has launched the Emerging Markets Sustainability Trust. The new fund will invest in more than 1000 ...

Janus Henderson hires global operations chief

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... distribution chief operating officer John Groneman. The same month, it also appointed a new h ead of institutional business for Australia and head of consultant relations. Janus Henderson is listed on the NYSE and the ASX. It reported US$644 million ...

National practice manager joins Madison

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
Madison Financial Group has appointed a former financial adviser as its new national practice manager. Jason Gapps joins Clime Investment Management's subsidiary after working as a representative of boutique Hunter Wealth, which was previously known ...

Greenwashing scrutiny needed: Evergreen

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
ASIC's research project into the extent of greenwashing in the investment management industry should be commended, according to Evergreen Consultants. "ESG or responsible investing is arguably the single largest trend in the investment universe today," ...

Yarra Capital appoints managing director

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... with Dion and the extended senior management team to help the business deliver on its long-term objective of becoming Australia's most trusted independent investment partner." Yarra executive chair Dion Hershan added: "Ed's long and enviable financial ...

Perpetual AUM rises

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... said was driven by an improvement in net outflows and market movements. So far, the two Trillium funds that launched in Australia in August 2020 have seen $173 million in flows. "Our asset management teams across the globe have delivered strong performance ...

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of Financial Standard, this month signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions ...

ASIC consults on anti-hawking rules

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
The corporate regulator has opened consultation for the proposed ban to hawking of financial products. Anti-hawking reforms are slated for an October 5 start. They are a part of the government's response to the Hayne Royal Commission, which said hawking ...

Finfluencers ensnare female Millennials

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
The growing finfluencer phenomenon is capturing female Millennials who turn to social media for financial advice and education. Analysis by marketing platform HypeAuditor reveals that more than half (57%) of female finfluencers' following are young ...
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