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Hedge funds record best month since GFC
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
Hedge funds in April posted their highest one-month returns since May 2009, but still have a long way to go before they can pare back March quarter losses. Preqin's All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returned 5.82% in April as most stock markets rebounded ...
Taper rates need revamp
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
A new paper published by Actuaries Institute says current taper rates may be encouraging middle-income earners to spend their retirement savings too quickly and live on the Age Pension alone. People with $300,000 to $800,000 in retirement savings could ...
IFM Investors hits back at MP demanding probe
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
Greg Combet has written to Standing Economics Committee chair Tim Wilson, rejecting the latter's claims of a conflict of interest in IFM's business and the demand for an APRA investigation into industry funds. Last month, Wilson wrote to APRA asking ...
Boutique to remediate clients
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
A fund manager will remediate clients in eight funds after a recent review of its management costs identified a unit pricing error. Alpha Fund Managers' investors in eight funds were charged the wrong fees between July, 2017 and January, 2020 for ...
Boutique to open Sydney office
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
A Melbourne boutique has opened a Sydney office and added to its distribution team as its looks to expand its presence in the retail market. Scott Curtis is joining Warakirri Asset Management as a business development manager from Liverpool Partners ...
Newgate fund starts new life
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
Equity Trustees has handed over the management of Newgate Real Estate and Infrastructure Fund to a new manager, as Newgate Capital announces its intention to retire from the fund. Starting July 1, the fund will be folded into the Sanlam Real Assets ...
AMP Foundation offers $2m for COVID-19 recovery
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
AMP's corporate philanthropic foundation is offering $2 million in grants for non-profits working to meet COVID-19's challenges in the community. To be eligible, the organisation must have annual income of less than $20 million, derive less than 70% ...
Magellan to use BasisCode for trading compliance
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
Magellan Financial Group will use Atlanta-based BasisCode Compliance LLC as the provider of its personal trading system. Magellan will implement BasisCode's Essential, Personal Trading Manager and Insider Trading Manager products. The ASX-listed fund ...
Plato fund to shutter
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
An Australian shares fund run by Plato Investment Management will shutter later this month after running for nearly 14 years as its assets dwindle. Plato's Australian Shares Core Fund invested in Australian companies and was benchmarked to the S&P/ASX ...
Sequoia to acquire wealth group
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 1 JUN 2020
Sequoia Financial Group has entered an agreement to acquire a wealth group, adding about 23 advisers and $1 billion in funds under management. Sequoia Wealth Management will acquire the customer base of Phillip Capital Limited's existing advisers ...
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