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Catholic, Equip SFT to see Fairley exit

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
With Catholic Super and Equipsuper set to officially merge at the end of the month, chair Andrew Fairley will hand over the reins - but he has "no interest in going home to mow the lawns". After more than 12 years at the helm of Equip, two of which ...

HSBC makes alternatives push

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
HSBC Asset Management is launching a single business unit dedicated to alternatives with $69 billion in assets, to be led by its current global chief investment officer. HSBC Asset Management announced it will combine its existing capabilities in the ...

Directors added to FSC board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
The Financial Services Council is welcoming two new additions to its board, appointing executives from Macquarie Group and Zurich Australia. Joining the board's nine other directors are Macquarie executive director, head of wealth management Sean West ...

Maine forces pension funds to dump fossil fuels

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021
The state of Maine has become the first in the United States to pass legislation forcing its pension fund to divest fossil fuels. Last week, Maine passed bill LD99; an act to require the state to divest itself of assets invested in the fossil fuel industry. ...

State Street launches dedicated crypto, blockchain business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
As an increasing number of institutions allocate to cryptocurrency and explore blockchain solutions, State Street is launching a dedicated digital finance division, appointing the current head of global markets to lead it. State Street Digital builds ...

MAX Award winners crowned

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
Now in their 26 th year, the Financial Standard MAX Awards for 2021 were presented at an event at Luna Park, Sydney last night, recognising the exceptional efforts of marketing, advertising and distribution teams in financial services. Close to 300 ...

Sunsuper, QSuper appoint leadership team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
The bulk of the executive lineup that will lead Sunsuper and QSuper post-merger has been named. In addition to Bernard Reilly as chief executive, eight more executives have been appointed to lead the merged fund following all relevant approvals. Most ...

Frontier hires people and culture lead

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021
A human resources expert with previous experience at AXA, EY and Grant Thornton is Frontier's new head of people and culture. The asset consultant has bid farewell to Margie Hill, who was responsible for people and culture for three years. In doing ...

GAM hires from BlackRock

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
The Swiss manager is investing in its local business, adding to its product offering and hiring a senior manager from BlackRock. Close to three years since opening its Australian office, GAM Investments is growing the Sydney-based team with the addition ...

AMP sued for charging dead clients

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
ASIC has taken Federal Court action against AMP for allegedly charging more than 2000 deceased clients insurance premiums and financial advice fees after being notified of their death. The action relates to five companies that are or were subsidiaries ...
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