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Court freezes assets of Keystone AM managed fund

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has obtained interim orders from the Federal Court to freeze the assets of the Shield Master Fund (Shield), a registered managed fund overseen by Keystone Asset Management. ASIC said it sought ...

ASIC appeals judge's call to not penalise Block Earner

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
ASIC is appealing the Federal Court's recent decision to not issue a penalty to Block Earner after it was found to have provided unlicensed financial services. In November 2022, ASIC commenced civil penalty proceedings against Block Earner, which offered ...

Keybridge Capital cops another loss against WAM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024
The Federal Court has denied Keybridge Capital's appeal against Wilson Asset Management (WAM) and ordered them to pay costs in a court battle that has been dragging out for four years. In June 2020, Keybridge launched legal proceedings against WAM alleging ...

Sequoia chief learns his fate at EGM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
Sequoia Financial Group held an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) this week to consider a resolution to remove chief executive and managing director Garry Crole. Shareholders voted against removing Crole, securing 59.95% of the votes, with 40.05% ...

Wollongong adviser wins Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2024
SWA Financial Planning's Nathan Purnell has won the latest Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award. Purnell, a financial adviser at the Wollongong-based firm, won the nod for the first semester of 2024. Purnell has been with SWA since February 2017 and appointed ...

Vision Super chair departs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
Lisa Darmanin, Vision Super's chair for almost three years, has stepped down to become a Senator for Victoria. Darmanin was the fund's first female chair, having held the role since July 2021. She replaced Geoff Lake, under whom she served as ...

EQT Mid-Market Growth Fund exceeds target

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024
The Baring Private Equity Asia EQT Mid-Market Growth Partnership (MMG fund) has held its final close at $2.4 billion in total fund commitments, of which $2.1 billion is fee-generating. The raise more than doubled the fund's original target size of $1.1 ...

Stockland, Invesco Real Estate forge land lease deal

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024
Stockland has joined forces with Invesco Real Estate (IRE) to establish a land lease communities project tipped to be worth $1.1 billion. The open-ended partnership, which is based on Stockland's 50.1% interest and IRE's flagship pan-Asian core ...

Sequoia seeks Takeovers Panel intervention

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
The stoush over who should control Sequoia Financial Group takes another turn as chief executive Garry Crole and non-executive director Kevin Pattison call upon the Takeovers Panel to intervene in their potential ousting. Crole and Pattison, on behalf ...

Magellan advances MGF conversion to open class

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Magellan Asset Management will go ahead with converting its Global Fund (ASX: MGF) into an open class structure. As the fund's responsible entity, Magellan Asset Management has advanced the conversion process since it was flagged in October of last ...
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