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BlackRock warns against reforms based on assumptions

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
In its submission to the inquiry into common ownership, BlackRock point out the theory behind the inquiry is "based on fundamental misconceptions", adding that any possible reforms based on ideas still under debate would be premature. Citing a 2015 ...

Monster trade in BlackRock's IOZ

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
A mystery buyer bought $370 million worth of IOZ units, in a trade size not often seen in Australian ETFs. IOZ tracks the ASX S&P 200 and the trade arrived pre-market open on Friday. Citi handled the trade and confirmed it was involved and facilitated ...

Tim Wilson grills NAB on super ownership

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021
... influence me on issues like climate," McEwan said. He clarified that the two largest shareholders in NAB are Vanguard and BlackRock which hold a little over 6% of NAB shares each. Australian institutional investors make up approximately 32.8% of the ...

Douugh rolls out robo-advice

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
... avoids industries such as fossil fuels, tobacco, fur, military and weapons. The portfolios invest in ETFs offered by BlackRock, Invesco, Vanguard, State Street, Impact Shares and First Trust. "The launch of the Douugh Wealth proposition is a critical ...

VGI Partners posts $43m in June half profits

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 24 AUG 2021
The $3.2 billion Sydney boutique posted statutory net profit after tax of $43 million for the six months ending June. VGI Partners' normalised NPAT was $42.9 million for the June half and deducts unrealised fair value gains on investments and adds ...

BlackRock adds to APAC leadership

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
BlackRock has named the head of iShares and index investments for Asia Pacific, promoting from within. Peter Loehnert has been appointed to the role, which is based in Hong Kong, and will be responsible for iShares' ETF market share and adoption ...

Super ASX dominance trends down: Research

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
... ownership... I wouldn't expect we'll come out of this suggesting nothing should be done." Outside of super, Wilson said BlackRock and Vanguard will "resolutely" be included; "not just in terms of their power but their past behaviour..." BlackRock ...

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
... some US$3.1 trillion ($4.2tn) to AUM, while the active management strategies had US$1.62 trillion ($2.2tn) in assets. BlackRock chief executive and chair Larry Fink said the wealth and ETF businesses are driving the democratisation of personalised portfolios ...

Alternatives, equities dominate mandates

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
... Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund (ACSRF), ESSSuper, LGIAsuper and NGS. The biggest winners were Macquarie, IFM, BlackRock, First Sentier and Ardea.
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