|The nine-year-old firm has opened a Melbourne office with a new director, as it scours Victoria for new commercial debt deals and high-net-worth and family office investors.|
|Wealthy families gave away a smaller slice of their household income in 2018 compared to those on the other end of the economic spectrum, a new study has found.|
|Three founding members of Macquarie's Asian listed equities division are set to launch a boutique with the backing of a prominent family office.|
|A recent survey says Australia's trust in non-profits strengthened last year, yet complaints received by the charity regulator are rising.|
|Instagram is set to add a feature that will allow its users to raise money for non-profits they are passionate about.|
|A boutique investment firm plans to allocate much of the $175 million it raised in 2018 to alternatives, anticipating family offices and private wealth advisers will increasingly do the same.|
|Sydney's HNWI community is set to welcome its latest member, after a woman suddenly became $107 million richer.|
|Sydney will be home to a new journalism institute next year as part of a $100 million commitment to the profession from philanthropist Judith Neilson.|
|More than 95% of high net worth individuals in Asia Pacific are prepared to consolidate assets with their primary wealth manager, provided there's a strong connection. But it's less likely in Australia.|
|Owners of an ASX-listed company donated $10 million to a university with campuses in Coffs Harbor and Queensland to fund research.|
While there may be uncertainty surrounding the economic implications of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear; if business leaders are not consistent, empathetic and clear with their response, they should prepare to face the music.
The government's $213 billion stimulus package is set to push up the country's total debt but experts say it is not reason enough to draw down on the sovereign wealth fund.
Australia's superannuation sector is fighting a war on three different fronts, as the economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to bite.
Significant hikes in group insurance premiums have been put down to the Protecting Your Super reforms - with members of four superannuation funds facing premium increases of 34%.
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