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Clime finalises ownership deal, appoints CIO

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022
Clime Investment Management is finalising a major deal in exchange for a majority ownership in Ralton Asset Management and appointed a new chief investment officer to lead the strategy. Upon completing due diligence, Clime's transfer of $270 million ...

Lutheran Super prepares for merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022
Lutheran Super informed members it has found its preferred merger partner, following a decision last September to assess the fund's options. In December the corporate fund, which holds less than $1 billion in funds under management, told members ...

Global equities ETPs reap benefits of conversion

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022
Actively managed global equities exchange-traded products have grown significantly off the back of ETPs converting from unlisted unit trusts. In September 2020, total assets of actively managed international equities ETPs were $3.7 billion, representing ...

Midwinter hires advice sales lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 10 JAN 2022
Midwinter has appointed a new head of advice sales this month, who spent nearly a decade at Challenger. Stacey Cowan finished up as the state manager for New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory at Challenger in December to join Bravura's ...

Pandemic sees boom in voluntary super contributions

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022
Despite the financial hardships many have endured because of global lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic, AMP has noted its super members have made more voluntary contributions than usual during the period. AMP reported that analysis of its approximately ...

Media Super apologises for major calculator error

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022
Members of Media Super have received an apology from the fund after it was discovered the information underpinning its benefit projection tool hadn't been updated since 2015. Media Super's Retirement Income Simulator was made available on its public ...

February 2022 adviser exam dates released

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 DEC 2021
As part of its new remit, ASIC has released the first round of examination dates for financial advisers in 2022. The first exam sittings of 2022 will be held on February 17, 18, 19 and 21. Enrolments for this sitting will be open from 10 January 2022 ...

AMP Capital snaps up malls in $760m deal

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 20 DEC 2021
AMP Capital has acquired two destination malls, Pacific Fair on the Gold Coast and the Macquarie Centre in suburban Sydney, in separate deals totalling approximately $760 million. AMP Capital Shopping Centre Fund (ASCF) bought an additional 25% stake ...

Plato readies new ESG strategies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
The Pinnacle boutique is understood to be pitching two new ESG equities offerings to institutional investors. Financial Standard understands that Plato Investment Management has been meeting with institutional investors in recent weeks to discuss its ...

Disqualified adviser convicted of managing company

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
A former ANZ and Commonwealth Bank financial adviser who defrauded clients $6 million has been convicted of managing a corporation while disqualified. Melinda Scott, who was banned from managing corporations for 25 years until 2 December 2037, set up ...
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