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IAM Funds names inaugural chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
The company formerly known as Cashwerkz appointed a chief executive for its asset management business, IAM Funds. Jonathan Baird will lead IAM Funds, a subsidiary of Income Asset Management Group, in the newly created role. Baird will also join IAM ...

BOQ bolsters executive team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Bank of Queensland has appointed a chief risk officer from IAG and promoted from within for group executive business banking. David Watts will commence as chief risk officer in 2022. He previously spent over three years at IAG as chief risk officer ...

Swell AM launches retail trust

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
Swell Asset Management, a high conviction global equities boutique, has launched a retail trust. The Swell Global Fund replicates the group's existing absolute return strategy, which recently surpassed $100 million in funds under management. In the ...

EQT hires for trustee and wealth

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUL 2021
Equity Trustees has made two appointments to its Trustee and Wealth Services (TWS) team in response to increased demand. Kate Schell has joined as an adviser in the private client team and Amanda Sartor has been appointed as a senior relationship manager ...

Funds grilled despite record returns

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
AustralianSuper and Cbus faced an extremely hostile questioning from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, which at times devolved to committee members yelling over one another. AustralianSuper chief executive Ian Silk and Cbus ...

Fund administrator eyes Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
A Singapore-based fund administrator will establish full-service operations in Australia as it sees an opportunity in the local market. Ascent Fund Services currently services about US$7 billion in assets. This includes 150 products across six Asia ...

Mainstream obtains superior takeover offer

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
The investment administration firm has received a superior offer to Vistra's proposed $170 million acquisition and has notified the firm to either match or offer more favourable terms. SS&C Technologies Holdings has now entered a conditional scheme ...

Yarra Capital acquires Nikko AM Australian business

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAR 2021
Yarra Capital and Nikko Asset Management announced that they have entered into a binding agreement through which Yarra will acquire Nikko AM's Australian business and bring back the Tyndall name. Under the terms of the agreement, Yarra will assume ...

QBE appoints local chief executive

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2021
The ASX-listed insurer has hired Westpac's managing director for insurance as its new chief executive for Australia and Pacific division. Sue Houghton will join QBE in the Sydney-based role in August. Houghton is currently Westpac's managing director ...

ESG professionals in huge demand

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2021
Recruiters are reporting that financial services professionals specialising in environmental, social and governance (ESG) areas are in very strong demand. "The demand for ESG professionals is increasing, clearly outstripping supply of experienced professionals," ...
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