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Instos must reassess alternatives portfolios

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 21 OCT 2011
Australian funds should be looking at customised solutions and beta replication, according to a $10 billion global manager, as the way in which institutional investors want to own alternative assets continues to evolve in a fee-constrained world. US ...

Lonsec hands Solaris top rating

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 21 OCT 2011
Boutique Australian equities manager Solaris Investment Management's Core Australian Equity Fund has received a 'Highly Recommended' rating from Lonsec. The rating applies to both the retail and performance fee option, which are style neutral strategies ...

CareSuper cuts income protection premiums

MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 20 OCT 2011
CareSuper has secured improved insurance premium rates for income protection cover through CommInsure. The $4.5 billion fund has listed its new prices on its website with all members earning over $16,000 per annum, eligible to apply. "Income protection ...

Retail annuity sales boost Challenger results

MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 20 OCT 2011
Challenger Life's retail annuity sales rose 13% in the quarter ending September 30, totalling $509 million for the three months. This was the biggest quarterly total the company has had, excluding one-off transactions. Challenger Life's total annuity ...

Matrix alerts AustralianSuper of plans to sell

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 18 OCT 2011
Matrix Financial Solutions is looking for an investor to acquire 100% of the planning business to help implement new strategic ideas in a post FOFA environment. Shareholders and advisers are behind the decision to sell the business according to managing ...

Trust company considers outsourcing while MITs drive growth

MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 18 OCT 2011
The Trust Company is considering outsourcing some of its back office administration, following the example of Perpetual, which struck a deal with Macquarie Investment Management earlier this month. Speaking after the Trust Company reported a 16% increase ...

IFM strengthens push for government infra deals

MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 17 OCT 2011
Industry Funds Management has ramped up its push for governments and investors to unite on nation building infrastructure in the face of increased opportunities overseas, launching a national advertising campaign to spread the message. IFM has just ...

iShares calls for ETF disclosure

MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 17 OCT 2011
More transparency and disclosure is needed from exchange traded funds providers, according to iShares, which has released a paper calling for global regulatory standards. iShares, a subsidiary of BlackRock, believes that a global standard classification ...

Citi mandates Fidessa for global derivatives platform

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 14 OCT 2011
Citi has mandated UK based software provider Fidessa to deliver a workflow and trading platform for its global listed derivatives business. Fidessa will install a global order management and distributed low-latency execution platform as well as its ...

State Super appoints AMIST CEO Livanas

MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 14 OCT 2011
John Livanas will take over as chief executive officer of State Super on October 24, having resigned from his post at AMIST Super, which now begins its search for his successor. After four years at the helm of AMIST Super, the lure of running a $32 ...
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