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Indexed strategies to hit $1tn in two years

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
... billion. Managed funds, however, had negative net flows of $26.8 billion. State Street Global Advisors, Vanguard, and BlackRock account for 68% of the total indexed FUM. "The 'Big-3' hold 73% in international equities but 58% in Australian equities ...

Grok Ventures appoints new chief executive

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
Mike Cannon-Brookes' family office Grok Ventures has hired a new chief executive, recruiting a former BlackRock and Macquarie executive. Grok has named global funds management executive Tan Kueh as chief executive, while Jeremy Kwong-Law will remain ...

BlackRock appoints Aussie head, builds out NZ business

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
Former deputy head of BlackRock Australasia Jason Collins will step into the role of head of Australia. This comes as the global fund manager prepares to open a New Zealand office. In his new role, Collins will continue to report to Andrew Landman ...

Cbus appoints head of stewardship

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
... investment, positioning him as a "valuable addition" in his new role as head of stewardship. Monnier joins Cbus from BlackRock; he most recently held the role of head of sustainable and transition solutions for Australasia. He was tasked with supporting ...

BlackRock iShares adds to factor ETFs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024
BlackRock is set to add momentum, quality, and value ETFs to its range of iShares Factor ETFs. They will also be the first of the manager's products to be listed on Cboe Australia. BlackRock iShares is introducing three new ETFs later this month, while ...

Aware Super appoints head of public market equities

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2024
Aware Super has appointed former Vanguard and BlackRock portfolio manager Agnes Hong as its new head of public market equities. Hong, who is relocating from Philadelphia to Sydney, will oversee the development of Aware Super's $90 billion public ...

UBS welcomes head of wholesale

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2024
... president, strategic accounts at Japanese global asset manager Nikko AM. He has also held various distribution roles at BlackRock and worked in investment research at AMP. The head of wholesale role has remained vacant for just over a year now, following ...

BlackRock bags Global Infrastructure Partners for US$12.5bn

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
BlackRock has struck a deal to acquire Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for US$12.5 billion in cash and common stock. The transaction will create an infrastructure private markets investment platform with a combined client assets under management ...

BlackRock appoints new head of APAC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
BlackRock has named Susan Chan as its new head of Asia Pacific (APAC), tasked with overseeing business, client, investment, and operational platforms for wealth and institutional investors. Chan succeeds Rachel Lord, who relocates to London and takes ...

Bitcoin ETFs reach US$4.6bn in trading volume on launch day

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 JAN 2024
... appropriately 43% of the overall dollar volume among the 11 newly launched spot bitcoin ETFs launched yesterday, with BlackRock securing roughly 30%, and Fidelity 14%. Other market players such as ARK Invest, Bitwise, Invesco all captured less than 5%. ...
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