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Challenger restructures for growth

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Challenger is restructuring as part of a broader strategy to reach more customers, in a plan that will see the departure of the current chief executive of its life division. The group is creating a new 'Customer' division which will comprise ...

Fidelity appoints sales manager

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
... regional sales manager, working with financial advisers in Queensland. Benjamin Lucas has joined in the role, coming from Challenger where he was a business development manager for the last four years. Lucas will be based in Brisbane and report directly ...

Challenger expects to reach full-year profit guidance

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2022
Despite a dip in funds under management (FUM), Challenger expects to be toward the upper end of its full-year profit guidance range. Challenger reported its FUM as being $100 billion, down 8% for the quarter. The company said this fall reflected the ...

We're paying 30% more: Cboe

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 APR 2022
... That's how big of a difference that makes to people." Meanwhile, Cboe Australia's long-term strategy will see the challenger stock exchange take on the ASX - competing for more arms of its business. Jokovic said, long term, Cboe Australia could ...

TAL wins life company award for 2021

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022
... AIA Australia also swept four categories: Claims, Short-Term Income Stream, Annuity Innovation, and Investment Bond. Challenger was crowned the Overall Annuity Provider of the Year winner, and also won the Long-Term Income Stream category. MetLife's ...

FSC board adds Challenger chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022
The Financial Services Council added the recently appointed chief executive of Challenger to its board. Nick Hamilton joins colleague Michelle Taylor, Challenger chief executive for people, corporate affairs and strategy, who was nominated to the board ...

Challenger delivers strong result

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022
Challenger delivered an upbeat half-year result, with assets under management and earnings growth. The company reported group assets under management of $115 billion, up 20%. Life sales were up 44% to $4.9 billion and life book growth was up 8.4% or ...

Alphinity hires from Citi

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 FEB 2022
... our co-portfolio manager model," Alphinity global portfolio manager Jonas Palmqvist said. Alphinity is supported by Challenger subsidiary Fidante Partners. Willcocks had a 15-year career at Citi, including almost six years as head of international equity ...

Retirement Income Covenant, CCIV reforms pass

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
... super sector can benefit from a greater focus on retirement incomes." In response to the passing of the CCIV regime, Challenger chief executive Nick Hamilton described it as "a gamechanger for Australian funds management in the Asia region". "Given our ...

VGI Partners confirms merger talks

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 10 JAN 2022
... the market informed consistent with those obligations," the firm said in a statement. The Australian also reported Challenger as one of the other parties that could either merge or acquire VGI, as executives and major investors informed staff of the ...
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