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Super funds to front committee hearing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
Aware Super, AustralianSuper and Hostplus are set to appear before the Standing Committee on Economics' inquiry into common ownership on Monday. Several super funds and IFM Investors will face the inquiry on Monday, with the government saying it ...

Former super fund chief defends tenure

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
The former chief executive of EISS Super has spoken out about his decision to depart the fund in the wake of media scrutiny and the fund's failure of the APRA performance test. Alex Hutchison resigned as chief executive of EISS Super on September  ...

William Buck merges with sixth firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
A Melbourne-based advisory firm has merged with William Buck as the latter continues its aggressive expansion strategy. BR Wellington is an accounting and business advisory firm and will rebrand as part of William Buck Australia and New Zealand. All ...

ME Bank faces criminal charges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
ME Bank has appeared in Federal Court, facing criminal charges for allegedly making false and misleading representations in letters to its home loan customers. It is also alleged that the bank failed to provide written notice about annual interest rate ...

Monster trade in BlackRock's IOZ

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
A mystery buyer bought $370 million worth of IOZ units, in a trade size not often seen in Australian ETFs. IOZ tracks the ASX S&P 200 and the trade arrived pre-market open on Friday. Citi handled the trade and confirmed it was involved and facilitated ...

VFMC appoints new chief executive

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
The Victorian government's $64 billion fund manager has named a new chief executive, as Lisa Gray retires after six years in the role. The Victorian Funds Management Corporation will be headed by Kate Galvin as the next chief executive from October ...

ATO will not pursue erroneous JobKeeper payments

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
The Australian Tax Office announced it will not pursue businesses that took advantage of JobKeeper despite raking in large profits, nor will it ask small businesses to repay $180 million claimed in error. The ATO revealed that over one million businesses ...

Economic recap: Week to September 10

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is concerned but not alarmed at the growing cases of Delta variant infections that's wreaking havoc on the lives and livelihood in Australia's two biggest states - New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC). ...

EQT gets 10 more days of due diligence at Iress

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
Iress shareholders will have to wait a little longer, as its board grants EQT another 10 days to complete its due diligence. The European private equity firm was granted 30-day access to Iress's books on August 11, at its third bid. EQT's third offer ...

Legislation introduced to create Queensland mega fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021
The Superannuation (State Public Sector) (Scheme Amendment) Bill 2021 was tabled in Queensland's parliament last week which, if passed, would pave the way for Sunsuper and QSuper's merger. On September 1, Queensland treasurer and minister for investment ...
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