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ESR Group completes ARA acquisition

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
ESR Cayman Limited (ESR) completed its acquisition of ARA Asset Management (ARA), including its subsidiary LOGOS. The US$5.2 billion transaction has transformed ESR Group into Asia Pacific's largest real asset manager powered by the New Economy and ...

New members on Markets Disciplinary Panel

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021
ASIC has made a series of appointments to its Markets Disciplinary Panel, adding executives from Barrenjoey and Macquarie Group. With seven members retiring, ASIC has welcomed three new appointees to the peer-review panel which determines whether infringement ...

COVID-19 relief for SMSFs may require specialist input

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021
Extended government relief measures highlight the need for SMSF specialist advice, says SMSF Association chief executive. SMSF Association chief executive John Maroney has commented on the need for SMSF specialist advice in the wake of extended COVID-19 ...

SMSFs welcome RIC exemption

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
The federal government sparing self-managed superannuation funds from the looming Retirement Income Covenant legislation has been welcomed by the sector. In response to the release of the Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation, SMSF Association ...

Auditor referral threshold test troubling: SMSFA

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
The SMSF Association is concerned that the introduction of a 20% threshold for auditor referral fees does not address at what point in time the threshold test must be considered or applied. The Accounting Professional & Ethical Standards Board introduced ...

Governance Institute of Australia names chair

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
The Governance Institute of Australia has named a former superannuation association chief executive as its new chair. Pauline Vamos joined the national membership association for governance professionals in July. She replaces Andrew Leake, who was president ...

First Sentier adds director

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
... oversee water, wastewater and energy transition. Karine Rouge joined in May as a director based in New York. She reports to John Ma, the head of direct infrastructure investments for North America. Rouge was previously the chief transformation officer ...

Hume advocates for affordable advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JAN 2021
The federal government is driving hard the importance of accessing quality, affordable financial advice. Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy Jane Hume has flagged the opportunities the Morrison government will take ...

SMSFs are cost-effective, deliver for members

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
New research suggests that self-managed super funds are giving retail and industry funds a run for their money in terms of fees and returns. Joint research by the SMSF Association and Rice Warner found SMSFs with $200,000 or more are cost competitive ...

US manager eyes Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2020
A fund distribution business co-founded by Schroders' former head of institutional sales has signed on a US-based global equities manager looking to tap into the Australian market. Axius Partners will distribute Polen Capital's high-conviction global ...
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