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HSBC receives ESG accolades, criticism on same day

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 JAN 2022
Within 24 hours, HSBC received a glowing report on its ESG credentials and withering criticism that it "trashed" its own carbon pledge with a Saudi Aramco deal. S&P released its ESG ratings for $3 trillion financial institution HSBC, scoring the company ...

Residential property demand to weaken

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2022
Demand for residential property is expected to cool down this year despite the number of auction figures recorded in the final quarter of 2021. With stock levels running low and the potential for interest rates to rise, BuyersBuyers co-founder Pete ...

CFS appoints John Brogden

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 JAN 2022
Former politician John Brogden has taken on a new role with Colonial First State. Acting chair of Colonial First State Investments Limited (CFSIL) and Avanteos Investments Limited (AIL) Greg Cooper announced Brogden will join the boards of CFSIL and ...

APRA, ASIC provide annual update

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have released their annual engagement update for 2021. Reinforcing Australia's twin peaks model of regulation, the agencies said they ...

ESSSuper chief executive joins MLC Life

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021
After more than a decade in the role, the chief executive of ESSSuper has resigned to take on a key role with the life insurer as it restructures. Effective 3 January 2022, Mark Puli will exit the fund and take on the role of chief group insurance officer ...

Pensioners could solve skills shortage

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 DEC 2021
Increasing the number of work hours without affecting Australians' Age Pension could be the solution to the current skills shortage crisis. This is according to the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which is calling on the federal government ...

Boutique creates distribution lead role

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 DEC 2021
An Australian equities specialist appointed a head of distribution in a newly created role. Simon Wu has joined Quest Asset Partners after a stint at Cooper Investors as a senior business development manager. Prior to Cooper Investors, Wu spent five ...

EG swoops in on Forza industrial assets

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 7 DEC 2021
Forza Capital has announced the sale of two east Melbourne industrial investments to EG Funds Management, for a combined price of $79 million. The large, strategic landholdings are located within the land-constrained eastern suburbs of Melbourne at ...

ASIC files numerous cases against Westpac

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021
In an unprecedented move, ASIC has commenced six civil penalty proceedings against Westpac for widespread compliance failures in its banking, wealth, superannuation and general insurance businesses. The six matters filed relate to charging fees to deceased ...

Pinnacle acquires private equity firm stake

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 NOV 2021
Pinnacle Investment Management will acquire a 25% stake in an Australian private equity firm, funded by a massive $105 million raise. The ASX-listed firm will become part owner of Five V Capital, which currently has $1.1 billion in funds under management ...
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