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Higher premiums a problem, not a trend: AFA

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
The increase in life insurance premiums over the last few years are a problem that needs to be fixed rather than recognising it as a trend, according to AIA's chief executive. Speaking on a panel at the Association of Financial Advisers national conference ...

Stephen Jones changes tack on risk advice

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Speaking at the Association of Financial Advisers' (AFA) national conference, shadow minister for financial services and superannuation Stephen Jones said his views on life insurance have been challenged. Jones said he has reflected on arguments ...

Investment consultants launch net zero scheme

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Investment consultant firms from across the world with US$10 trillion in assets under advice have joined together to launch a global net zero initiative. JANA, Frontier, Willis Towers Watson, bfinance, Barnett Waddingham, Cambridge LCP, Meketa, Hymans ...

BOQ bolsters executive team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Bank of Queensland has appointed a chief risk officer from IAG and promoted from within for group executive business banking. David Watts will commence as chief risk officer in 2022. He previously spent over three years at IAG as chief risk officer ...

Charter Hall REIT, Hostplus acquire ALE

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Charter Hall Long WALE REIT (CLW) and a Charter Hall managed trust on behalf of Hostplus is set to acquire ALE Property Group. The $1.68 billion transaction will see CLW and Hostplus each holding a 50% stake in ALE on completion. The Charter Hall consortium ...

Common ownership concerns redundant: AustralianSuper

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
The $225 billion industry fund's outgoing chief executive Ian Silk is adamant the fund will never engage actively in common ownership, while also hinting at plans to bring more investing in-house. Appearing at a Standing Committee on Economics hearing ...

Boutique launches active hybrid ETF

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Daintree Capital has launched Australia's first bank hybrid fund in a single unit structure just months after delisting a cash ETF. The Daintree Hybrid Opportunities Fund invests in a diversified global portfolio of between 25 to 125 hybrid bank securities. ...

EQT Group dumps Iress bid

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
The European private equity firm has abandoned its plans to acquire Iress with both parties unable to agree to a transaction. Last week Iress granted EQT a further 10 days to complete its due diligence after an initial 30-day access on August 11. EQT's ...

CMC Markets buys ANZ Share Investing

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
The online trading platform is set to pay $25 million for the big four bank's share investing client base as the latter continues to simplify its banking strategy. The transaction will see 500,000 ANZ Share Investing clients with total assets in excess ...

BNP Paribas launches sustainable trusts

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
BNP Paribas Asset Management Australia launched three global sustainability trusts to meet demand from Australian and New Zealand clients. BNP Paribas' Green Bond Trust, EARTH Trust and China Equity Trust adhere to the firm's global sustainability strategy ...
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