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Colonial First State seeks MySuper redemption

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
After failing to meet APRA's inaugural performance test, Colonial First State (CFS) has appointed BlackRock to run strategies across its two MySuper funds. BlackRock won the mandate to provide investment services to CFS' FirstChoice Employer Super (FCES) ...

Global pension fund backs Aussie renewables

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
The infrastructure business of a major Canadian pension fund has acquired 49% of a local renewable energy platform. OMERS Infrastructure, part of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, has purchased a 49% interest in FRV Australia from Fotowatio ...

Frontier wins NZ client

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
The asset consultant gained its first client in New Zealand after being appointed as investment consultant. Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust (TECT) is one of New Zealand's largest community-focused trusts with over NZ$1 billion in funds under management. ...

New equities fund at Australian Ethical

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 15 OCT 2021
Australian Ethical introduced a new high conviction fund to wholesale clients, investing in a range of sectors including local healthcare, renewables and technology stocks within the S&P ASX 300. The Australian Ethical High Conviction Domestic Equities ...

Economic recap: Week to October 8

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Combine economic stagnation and rising inflation and what do we get? We get stagflation -- the financial markets' fear du'jour. It had been nearly half a century ago when the global economy have had its last encounter with stagflation. he first ...

Super funds extend poor disclosure to ESG holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Superannuation funds are extending their opaque disclosure practices to their environment, social and governance commitments. The recent Financial Standard Best Practice Forum on ESG heard that only a small subset of super funds are walking the talk ...

JANA makes senior appointment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
JANA has bolstered its not-for-profit division with a new appointment. Kevin Fernando joins JANA as client development director for NFP. Fernando was previously the founder and managing director of Mercury Associates, an independent NFP investment consultancy. ...

PRI chief joins Quinbrook advisory board

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
The chief executive of the Principles for Responsible Investment has joined the advisory board of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners. Fiona Reynolds will take on the position when she steps down from the PRI later this year. She has been at the helm ...

Economic recap: Week to October 1

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 OCT 2021
... September this year. To produce the "widget" consumers want, factories need electricity. In this climate change-correct world, power "should" be generated through solar, wind, water or whatever... no more of that greenhouse-emitting fuel called coal. ...

Class action legislation open for consultation

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
Following industry backlash last year, the government has released exposure draft legislation for consultation on the distribution of class action proceeds in proceedings involving a litigation funder. If the legislation progresses, it will implement ...
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