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No bonus again for Platinum's Clifford

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 27 AUG 2020
Kerr Neilson's successor at Platinum Asset Management has forgone his variable awards for a second year in the row, as the ASX-listed fund manager reports a 1.3% dip in its profits for FY20. Andrew Clifford, who took over from Neilson as the chief investment ...

New chair at Platinum Asset Management

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 AUG 2020
... chair as Michael Cole gets ready to retire after 13 years in the position. The firm also announced the departure of Kerr Neilson from the investment team. Cole will retire both as a non-executive director and the chair on November 20 after the annual ...

Mayfair to drop use of platinum

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
... Management holds a leading position in the funds management industry in Australia and we are respectful of the work Kerr Neilson and his team have put into developing their brand." The settlement means that Mayfair Platinum's investors will become clients ...

Platinum funds downgraded at Morningstar

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
... costly. The team has also struggled to demonstrate a strong and sustainable shorting skill set," Morningstar said. Kerr Neilson is still heavily involved in the analysis but the total assets are roughly split as 70% to Andrew Clifford and 30% to Clay ...

Mayfair fights for use of word

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 20 JAN 2020
... represented Westpac following the Royal Commission. "Platinum Asset Management has been facing its own challenges since Kerr Neilson stepped down [as chief executive] in February 2018, with the company's value falling significantly and outflows increasing," ...

Fund Manager of the Year revealed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 OCT 2019
... veteran of the Australian investment industry. Platinum Asset Management chief investment officer and co-founder Kerr Neilson was the inaugural recipient of the award, honouring more than 30 years in the field. Also new to the lineup of awards, the Sustainable ...

Neilsons sell 10% of Platinum

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
Billionaire fund manager Kerr Neilson and philanthropist Judith Neilson sold $300 million of their stake in Platinum Asset Management, to put money towards philanthropy and personal investments. The Platinum co-founder now has a retaining control over ...

Platinum LIC posts $29m in losses

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
... discontinuation of the cash refund of franking credits," it said in company filings yesterday. Clliford took over from Kerr Neilson as Platinum Asset Management's chief executive officer last year.

Australian philanthropist donates $100m to journalism

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 29 NOV 2018
... experts to manage and guide the institution's work. She was previously married to Platinum Asset Management co-founder Kerr Neilson. "Through targeted funding and education we can strengthen Australian journalism and help restore faith in its central ...

NRMA chair links with asset manager

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2018
... services to a North American client base, according to Platinum. Commenting at the time, Platinum chief executive Kerr Neilson said the appointment of AccessAlpha complemented Platinum's launch of Irish domiciled UCITS funds. "The huge shift taking ...
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