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New boutique at Pendal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 DEC 2021
The funds giant recently launched a new boutique focused on alternative duration, led by Vimal Gor. In October, Financial Standard reported changes within Pendal's bond, income and defensive strategies (BIDS) business, which was headed by Gor. At ...

BlackRock votes against CBA resolution

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
... assets under manager, voted against a CBA shareholder resolution which asked the bank to stop funding fossil fuel projects. "BIS [BlackRock Investment Stewardship] voted AGAINST the resolution as it is overly prescriptive and risks unduly constraining ...

Pendal makes changes in BIDS business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
Pendal is realigning some aspects of its investments team, in a move that will see Vimal Gor's role change and four members of the broader team made redundant. In an internal announcement last Friday morning, the Pendal team was informed that the ...

State Street launches dedicated crypto, blockchain business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
As an increasing number of institutions allocate to cryptocurrency and explore blockchain solutions, State Street is launching a dedicated digital finance division, appointing the current head of global markets to lead it. State Street Digital builds ...

ASI restructures distribution team

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
Aberdeen Standard Investments continues to restructure the local operation, confirming that four employees from its distribution team have been made redundant. An ASI spokesperson confirmed that the employees left the firm in December 2020 following ...

Two ASI executives out the door

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has lost two of its executives with their roles being absorbed by the other team members. Former institutional director Andrew Heyden spent just shy of 15 years at ASI before departing the firm at the end of 2020. ...

Capgemini names new APAC lead

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021
The managing director for Capgemini's Australia and New Zealand business has been promoted to the global executive leadership, taking over as Asia Pacific lead. Olaf Pietschner is now chief executive of the Asia Pacific Strategic Business Unit and ...

Aberdeen Standard pulls plug on Aussie fixed income

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2020
Aberdeen Standard Investments will stop offering Australian fixed income strategies, after a strategic reconfiguration of the business. The team is currently led by Garreth Innes as head of Australian fixed income, including a $180 million income fund ...

Vatican shakes up financial management

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 16 NOV 2020
By orders of the Pope, the Vatican has a new financial manager. Pope Francis declared that the administrative management of the Vatican's funds should be transferred from the Secretariat of State to the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic ...

Roar Software bolsters team, partners with Milliman

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 25 AUG 2020
Roar Software has added two new executives to its leadership team, as it announces a partnership with global actuarial management consultant Milliman. Darren Pettiona has been appointed chair, while Simon Bishop has nabbed a role as a national sales ...
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