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Five megatrends shaping financial services: McCrindle

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
Demographic change, virtuous consumerism, the grandparent economy, AI acceleration, and social reconnection are the five megatrends shaping the future of SMSF and financial services businesses, according to McCrindle Research principal Mark McCrindle. ...

Count posts positive results ahead of Diverger takeover

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Count Limited (Count) increased its revenues by 6% over the six months to December 31, while increasing its statutory profits by 135%. The group's latest half-year results indicate its underlying EBITA is up by 9% to $5.436 million and statutory profits ...

Family offices choose private credit: Survey

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
Family office chief investment officers across the globe intend to allocate more capital towards private credit this year, according to new research by KKR. The global fund manager's annual Family office survey, now in its seventh year, found that ...

UK, Japan slip into technical recession

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Two of the world's major economies fell into recession at the end of 2023. The UK's gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.3% in the fourth quarter of last year following a contraction of 0.1% in September quarter, according to the Office for National ...

GQG records US$10bn in inflows, eyes Abu Dhabi office

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
GQG Partners reported US$10 billion of net flows for the full year ending 2023, while announcing plans for an office in Abu Dhabi. The global boutique asset manager concluded the year with US$120.6 billion in funds under management (FUM), reflective ...

Count to finalise Diverger deal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
Count's acquisition of Diverger was approved by the Federal Court yesterday, with the deal now expected to be completed on March 1. Last month, Diverger shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the takeover, with the court approval marking the ...

Former director pleads guilty to hedge fund con

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
The former director of Reiwa-Capital is facing possible jail time and a hefty fine after he convinced people to hand over more than $400,000 for the purpose of investing before spending it all elsewhere and paying back just 1% of the total to investors. ...

Jailed adviser permanently banned by ASIC

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
A former financial adviser who was jailed for stealing more than $1 million from his clients' superannuation to feed a gambling problem is now permanently banned from the industry. In September 2023, Mark Raymond Sebo was found guilty of misappropriating ...

Count drops $4.1m on SMSF services company

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
Count Limited (Count) has acquired Solutions Centric, a company that provides offshore SMSF services out of India, with an aim to expand its services segment to support financial planning and accounting businesses. Count will acquire 51% of the business ...

ASIC chases 757 adviser registrations

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
ASIC has issued its final reminder to the 757 financial advisers who have yet to register with the corporate regulator. As of February 6, ASIC counted many relevant providers who have outstanding registrations. They have until February 16 to get cracking ...
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