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AIC names new chief executive

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2022
The Australian Investment Council (AIC) has named Navleen Prasad as its chief executive. Prasad will step into the position in November, joining the council after 19 years at Macquarie Group where she held several roles including, most recently, head ...

Aussie private capital on the rise: Report

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 MAY 2022
... despite the disruption caused by border closures and the extended impact of the COVID-19 pandemic," Australian Investment Council interim chief executive Jonathan Kelly said. Dave Lowery, senior vice president and head of research insights at Preqin ...

Australian Investment Council chief executive steps down

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2022
The chief executive of the Australian Investment Council (AIC) has stepped down to take on a new role in the financial services industry. Yasser El-Ansary's new role is yet to be revealed, but AIC confirmed El-Ansary is departing after eight years as ...

FIRB updates guidance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
... composition of investment funds, FIRB said, as well as its operation as a single economic entity. Australian Investment Council chief executive Yasser El-Ansary said the guidance provides further clarity. "This change provides further direction about ...

Fund administrator eyes Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... private capital industry hit a record high of $77 billion at June 2020, according to Preqin and Australian Investment Council's annual tally of the sector. Ascent was founded in 2019 and has fund administration clients in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia ...

Super funds hunt for co-investment deals

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
... private equity and infrastructure, is heating up, new research shows. Joint research by Preqin and the Australian Investment Council reveal super funds are on the hunt for co-investment opportunities across major private capital asset classes as the ...

Government launches digital economy strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
... Venture Capital Limited Partnership (VCLP) and Early Stage Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) regimes. The Australian Investment Council chief executive Yasser El-Ansary welcomed the review into the venture capital regimes and said it needs to be done to create ...

Super funds overlook VC potential

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
... managers to finance growth industries as well as increase benefits to their members. Preqin and the Australian Investment Council estimate the local venture capital and private equity have a combined market of $33 billion, delivering net annual returns ...

ASIC relaxes IPO red tape

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 AUG 2020
... relief. As a part of its public consultation, ASIC received four non-confidential submissions from the Australian Investment Council, Australian Financial Markets Association, Law Council of Australia and On-Market BookBuilds.

Super fee obsession must stop

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 FEB 2020
... and consider the place for illiquid assets in MySuper. Citing APRA's heat maps as an example, the Australian Investment Council (formerly AVCAL) said that policy makers and regulators have focused discussions around inefficiencies in super fund performance ...
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