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HMC Capital announces new $50m investment

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 8 JUL 2024
HMC Capital has announced a strategic investment in Stor-Energy, a specialist developer, owner, and operator of utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS). This represents the first investment by HMC's Energy Transition platform which is seeking ...

Advent International lands in Australia, names MD

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2024
Global private equity firm Advent International has set up shop in Australia, tapping the managing partner of Anchorage Capital to spearhead its growth ambitions. Beau Dixon is leading Advent's efforts to firm up its footprint here, which already exists ...

Unprecedented vulnerabilities in financial services: KPMG

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2024
KPMG specialists say disruptive technologies, particularly generative AI, and the imperative to automate, are exposing financial services executives to unprecedented vulnerabilities. In Australia, KPMG partner Matt O'Keefe noted that heightened customer ...

Telstra flags ditching venture capital arm

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUN 2024
Telstra's US$1 billion start-up incubator has rebranded to Titanium Ventures as the telco giant looks to ditch the venture capital space. Telstra Ventures, a subsidiary of Telstra founded in 2011, overnight announced it has rebranded to Titanium ...

Greece taps BlackRock FMA to build sovereign wealth fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024
Greece will soon launch its inaugural sovereign wealth fund called National Investment Fund with the help of BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory. Kostis Hatzidakis, Greece's minister of national economy and finance, affirmed the country's ...

Where does the world's largest active manager say to invest?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024
Capital Group - which has US$2.7 trillion in equity assets under management - has identified three megatrends poised to upend industries and kick down the doors to fresh investment opportunities. The Californian headquartered investment manager, that's ...

GBST, Wipro join forces on holistic administration service

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2024
GBST has partnered with Indian technology conglomerate Wipro to deliver end-to-end administration services for superannuation funds and wealth management firms looking to move away from antiquated IT infrastructure. The collaboration combines GBST's ...

Australia's competitiveness climbs world rankings

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
Stronger business and government investment, population growth and budget positions have seen Australia record its best international competitiveness ranking since 2011. The nation rose from 19th to 13th in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2024 ...

NRF appoints inaugural chief investment officer

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024
The National Reconstruction Fund Corporation (NRFC) announced Mary Manning has been appointed as the organisation's inaugural chief investment officer. Manning will oversee investment strategy and portfolio management for the $15 billion fund, which ...

Most in-demand skills for financial services workers

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
Recruitment at all levels across most categories in the financial services industry has been lacklustre over the 2023/24 year, but there are some skills highly in demand, according to new data from Perceptor. The one exception has been insurance, which ...
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