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PE to re-build South Africa

HAMISH MADDEN  |  MONDAY, 6 AUG 2007
South Africa looks set to receive a helping hand from successful stockbroker Christopher Gardner, the inspiration behind the Will Smith movie The Pursuit of Happyness, who has plans to launch a private equity fund to focus on making South Africa an ...

Aon appoints head execs

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2007
Aon Australia has announced the appointment of a new general manager and a new NSW regional manager. David Plant brings more than 20 years industry experience across a range of areas to the role of general manager. Managing director of Aon Wealth Management ...

Standardise sustainability reporting: Finsia

HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 2 AUG 2007
A new study released by the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) has highlighted a potential $1.2 billion injection into Australia's bottom line GDP each year and a boost to profits if companies adopt standardised sustainability risk ...

CBA launches $370m IWL offer

HAMISH MADDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 AUG 2007
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, owner of leading sharetrading services provider CommSec, is set to buy listed wealth management and broking group IWL for more than $370 million. CBA has entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed to acquire all of ...

MasterSuper puts eggs in high conviction basket

HAMISH MADDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 AUG 2007
MasterSuper has awarded $50 million to BT Financial and $46 million to Alleron Investment Management as high conviction Australian equities mandates. BT Financial has been awarded a $50 million mandate for its high conviction BT Wholesale Focus Australian ...

CBRE Investors announces Aust NZ head

HAMISH MADDEN  |  TUESDAY, 31 JUL 2007
CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) Investors has announced Greg Keene as the face of the company for Australia and New Zealand. CBRE Investors appointed Keene the authorised representative for the company for Australia and New Zealand as part of their plan to ...

AustralianSuper presents pension made easy

HAMISH MADDEN  |  TUESDAY, 31 JUL 2007
AustralianSuper has unveiled a new in-house account-based pension for its 160,000 eligible members. Chief executive, Ian Silk, said he was expecting a strong uptake from eligible members with the pension being made available from January 2008. "With ...

MAB FM bolsters team

HAMISH MADDEN  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2007
MAB Funds Management has appointed a new national distribution manager and announced three other recent appointments. Roger Phipps brings a wealth of experience to the MAB FM business, including eight years as vice president business development with ...

QIC awards $570m mandate to US endowment fund

HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUL 2007
QIC has awarded a US$500 million mandate to Makena Capital, a US-based endowment and foundation (E&F) fund. Brad Holzberger, QIC strategy general manager, said the mandate was awarded for strategic reasons. "Investing in E&F funds is more about investing ...

Plan B gets growing in New Zealand

HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2007
Recently listed Plan B Holdings has shifted its expansion plans into gear with the announcement of an alliance between its subsidiary Partnership Financial Services and New Zealand-based Polson Higgs Business Advisors. Polson Higgs will provide advice ...
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