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Pendal open to more acquisitions

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
Pendal chief executive Nick Good says the firm is not ruling out future acquisitions, as it finalises its $414 million purchase of US value-oriented manager Thompson, Siegel and Walmsley. Pendal announced the 100% acquisition in May, paying about $414 ...

BlackRock hits US$9.5tn milestone

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
BlackRock's assets under management reached a record US$9.5 trillion ($12.8tn), cementing it further as the world's largest fund manager. The June quarterly update showed exchange-traded funds continue to be a driving force for the fund manager ...

Alternatives, equities dominate mandates

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
Not-for-profit superannuation funds appointed 377 mandates in the 12 months ending March, with alternatives and Australian equities winning the lion's share. By number, alternatives mandates were the popular (46% of 377), followed by equities (29%) ...

BlackRock lists three ESG ETFs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
sustainability focus. The three funds are the iShares Core MSCI Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IESG), iShares Core MSCI World Ex Australia ESG Leaders ETF (IWLD) and iShares Core MSCI World ex Australia ESG Leaders (AUD Hedged) ETF (IHWL). IESG seeks to ...

Mirae appoints local chief executive

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUL 2021
The $280 billion Korean asset manager has appointed the former chief executive of ETF Securities to lead its Australian office and a former Coolabah executive to head operations. Kris Walesby has joined as chief executive for Australia and Oliver Reynolds ...

VanEck opens Perth office

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
The ETF issuer has opened a Perth office, and added four to its team. VanEck Australia is staffing its Perth office with Danica Warren as a business development manager, who joins from FIIG Securities. It has also added three business development associates ...

WealthO2 launches top manager MDA

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
WealthO2 has introduced a managed discretionary account with several top managed account investment managers. The MDA includes the expertise of investment managers including BlackRock, Evergreen, Lonsec, Morningstar, Ralton AM and Zenith. As WealthO2 ...

Retail funds blitz personal-balanced options

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUL 2021
Retail superannuation funds delivered the best performance in the personal-balanced category in Rainmaker's latest analysis of MySuper funds. Wholesale personal super product - FirstChoice Wholesale Multi-Index Growth - returned 23.7% per annum ...

QIC chief executive to retire

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
QIC chief executive Damien Frawley has announced his intention to retire from the Queensland government owned investment management corporation. Frawley has led QIC for almost a decade. Prior to that, he was chief executive at BlackRock Australia and ...

Another departure at AMP Capital

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 JUN 2021
AMP Capital's head of sector multi-manager will leave in July, after nearly 25 years with the company. Lydia Serafim is leaving to take an external opportunity, a spokesperson for the company confirmed. "Lydia made a strong contribution to AMP Capital ...
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