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ESSSuper faces class action threat over unpaid super

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
Emergency and State Services Super (ESSSuper) is facing a class action from Gordon Legal and the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) over allegations of more than $40 million in unpaid superannuation. The $36 billion super fund has been accused of failing ...

Netwealth's share price rises following strong inflows

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
Netwealth's share price increased over 2% as the investment platform announced a $84.7 billion in funds under administration (FUA) as of March 31. The increase marks a $6.7 billion increase for the quarter, driven by $2.7 billion in net inflows and ...

Citi Australia managing director takes on expanded remit

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
Citi Australia has expanded the remit of managing director Nicki Ashton, appointing her as the head of financial institutions sales and solutions (FISS). In her new role, Ashton will provide strategic oversight of Citi's engagement and support for institutional ...

ASIC consults on misconduct reporting rules

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
ASIC has released a consultation paper seeking feedback on updated regulatory guidelines for external administrators and controllers when reporting and lodging statutory reports about alleged misconduct. The proposed updates to Regulatory Guide 16 External ...

Proxy advisors have 'undue influence': Jamie Dimon

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024
In an annual letter to shareholders, J.P. Morgan chief executive Jamie Dimon expressed concern about the "undue influence" of proxy advisors, particularly ISS and Glass Lewis. Dimon said asset managers and institutional investors should base their voting ...

ASIC challenges court ruling in Finder Wallet crypto case

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024
ASIC has appealed the Federal Court's decision to dismiss its proceedings against Finder Wallet. The corporate watchdog claimed that Finder Wallet provided unlicensed financial services, breached product disclosure requirements, and failed to comply ...

Mercury Capital acquires KKR's stake in Findex

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
Mercury Capital will acquire KKR's 40% stake in wealth management and advisory firm Findex. The partnership will leverage Mercury Capital's understanding of the Australian and New Zealand markets and their experience working with business owners ...

GBST develops private equity platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
Wealth management software business GBST has collaborated with Luna Partners to create a technology platform that connects investors and managers to the wholesale private equity market. The cloud-based SaaS platform will open investment opportunities ...

Government introduces company merger overhaul

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
... and productivity in the economy. Treasurer Jim Chalmers and assistant minister for competition, charities, and treasury Andrew Leigh jointly stated that mergers will be approved to proceed within 30 working days, where the regulator decides that they ...

Morningstar warns of stretched valuations in Australian equities

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024
The Australian equity market is slightly overvalued following a strong rally, according to Morningstar's Q2 2024 outlook. The S&P/ASX 200 benchmark has climbed about 15% from its October 2023 lows to hover around 7800, signalling what Morningstar called ...
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