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GSFM bolsters team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
... responsible for the distribution of investment products to financial advisers in NSW. Nissenbaum spent over six years at Challenger in a similar role and prior to that worked in the United States at John Hancock Financial Service and as a financial adviser ...

Mason Stevens grows distribution team

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
... In March, Mason Stevens hired David Johnson as a sales director based in Melbourne. Johnson spent over four years at Challenger as state manager for Victoria and as a senior business development manager. Prior to that, he spent nearly a decade at BT ...

Whitehelm Capital sells to German manager

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
Infrastructure boutique Whitehelm Capital has been acquired by PATRIZIA, with Challenger's Fidante set to get $50 million for its 30% stake in Whitehelm. PATRIZIA has entered a share purchase plan to acquire the entire issued share capital of Whitehelm. ...

Natixis appoints Australia, New Zealand head

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
... where she was head of distribution. Watson was also previously a director of institutional business development at Challenger's Fidante Partners and director of institutional business development at Aberdeen Asset Management. Her role at Natixis was ...

Boutique bolsters ESG team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
... $1 billion on behalf of institutional investors, charities and endowments and retail investors. It is supported by Challenger subsidiary Fidante Partners.

Older Australians overlooking age care costs

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
Only 14% of older Australians have prepared for their aged care costs, according to a joint survey from Challenger and National Seniors Australia. The research received more than 5000 responses from Australians 50 years old and above. It found respondents ...

New equality push in investments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
... signed on to this voluntary initiative. The signatories so far are AllianceBernstein, Australian Ethical Investment, Challenger, First Sentier Investors, Mercer, QIC, Russell Investment Group and State Street Global Advisors Australia. As part of its ...

Challenger chief executive to step down

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021
The managing director and chief executive of Challenger will step down in March 2022, while a deputy chief executive has also been named. Richard Howes has been with the company for 18 years, starting as the chief executive of Challenger's life ...

New shareholder at Challenger

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
Will Vicars' Caledonia has sold its 15% stake in annuities giant Challenger to Athene Holding Limited and Apollo Global Management. Athene and Apollo, which are set to merge, now own 18% or $720 million of Challenger shares. Of this, 3% is subject ...

WaveStone co-founder retires

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
WaveStone Capital's second co-founding principal has announced his retirement. Graeme Burke has exited WaveStone, the fund manager confirmed. Burke helped launch WaveStone in 2006 with Ian Harding and Catherine Allfrey as an Australian and New Zealand-focused ...
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