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Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of Financial Standard, this month signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment solutions ...

Top economist Don Stammer to fund UNE scholarship

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
Before he was an investment banker and economist with an enviable career spanning more than half a century, Don Stammer was just a 'Vacy boy' trying to beat the odds. He pays it forward this year with a university scholarship program, held in ...

All-tech index offers new opps in financial advice

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020
For investors keen to claim their stake in local tech companies early in the wave, financial advisers have a new solution. Today the Australian stock exchange launched a new technology index, the S&P/ASX All Tech index, which in its early days will ...

Women in Super: A year of accomplishments

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 2 DEC 2019
It was a busy year for Women in Super, capped last Friday with the end-of-year Christmas luncheon where the association raised $18,000 on the day for a community foundation supporting women. Lata McNulty, chair of the NSW Committee, said that in 2019 ...

Scholarships open for women in finance and superannuation

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019
Industry groups for women help narrow the gender gap in senior management by providing executive education scholarships for women in finance and superannuation. On Wednesday, Women in Super announced its 2019 scholarship program in partnership with ...

Spriggy wins 2018 Best Fintech Startup Award: StartCon

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
A fintech business aimed at helping children develop good money habits won a major award at the 2018 Australasian Startup Awards. Spriggy was set up in 2015 by founders Alex Badran and Mario Hasanakos. Their main product is a pre-paid debit card for ...

Women in Super ramps up "Make Super Fair" campaign

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
Women in Super (WIS) caps the year with a new video campaign addressing gender inequality in super. Speaking at the member luncheon last week, NSW state chair Lata McNulty gave an update on WIS activities in recent months, including the 'Make Super ...

FICAP launches 2019 program, names new charity

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 22 NOV 2018
The Finance Industry Community Aid Program (FICAP) is gearing up for its "Who Wants to be a Rockstar?" fundraiser, with the new charity announced this month. Last Thursday, the FICAP committee and the charity beneficiaries from this year's fundraising ...

Global tech wars disrupt $600m market

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
The race is on for the most dominant financial services provider to the $600 million millennial market segment in Australia, with local players facing stiff competition from US and Chinese fintechs. At a banking technology conference session held in ...

Beware the fintech Ponzi scheme

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
Not to rain on the fintech parade but financial advisers and investors in Australia must stay alert against Ponzi schemes posing as P2P platforms. In a paper released by the SWIFT Institute titled "Quo Vadis? A comparison of the fintech revolution in ...
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