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Rogue Sequoia shareholders slapped with orders

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2024
The Takeovers Panel has slapped a series of orders on Sequoia Financial Group shareholders who attempted to overthrow the leadership. The panel handed down several restrictions on the rogue shareholders and their associated entities that have substantial ...

Sequoia professional services lead exits, restructures business

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2024
Sequoia Financial Group's head of professional services, who worked with a group that attempted to overthrow the current leadership, has left the firm as part of an executive and structural shake-up. Brent Jones was appointed as head of Sequoia's professional ...

Panel declares 'unacceptable circumstances' for Sequoia

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2024
The Takeovers Panel declared that rogue shareholders, which include Glennon Capital, seeking to gain control of Sequoia Financial Group were not transparent about their relationship and breached substantial shareholder laws. In an update to the ASX ...

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% ...

Block Earner dodges massive fine

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2024
The Federal Court has absolved Block Earner from paying a penalty for trading without a financial services licence, which ASIC believes should have been $350,000. While Judge Jackman determined that while Block Earner, which invested in cryptocurrency ...

Sequoia seeks Takeovers Panel intervention

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
... Jones and Glennon, who is the founder of Glennon Capital, also stated that Sequoia has suffered reduced adviser numbers. "SEQ has reported adviser numbers on a consistent basis. It is mischievous at the very least to compare our reported numbers from ...

APRA 'continuing to monitor' UniSuper outage

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
UniSuper has commenced the restoration of its services, as APRA confirms it is monitoring the situation which arose when the fund's private cloud was inadvertently deleted. In a brief statement to Financial Standard, APRA said it is "aware of the ...

Sequoia chief's job at stake in upcoming EGM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2024
Sequoia Financial Group will hold an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in June that will consider a resolution to remove chief executive and managing director Garry Crole. Sequoia was earlier this month informed by a group of shareholders, that collectively ...

Sequoia chair steps down

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 APR 2024
The chair of Sequoia Financial Group, John Larsen, has resigned from the position and his replacement has been appointed. Larsen's last day as chair was April 18 following five years at the post. He will stay at Sequoia as a non-executive director and ...

Baby boomers turn to local private debt: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
According to new research by Foresight Analytics, Australian private debt has been an increasing mainstay for investors approaching retirement age. Foresight Analytics latest paper, titled Australian Debt Megatrends, stated that local private debt is ...
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