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HNWs to embrace alternatives in 2019: Fund manager
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019
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 latest high net-worth individual
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019
Sydney's HNWI community is set to welcome its latest member, after a woman suddenly became $107 million richer.
Australian philanthropist donates $100m to journalism
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 29 NOV 2018
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.
Asset manager consolidation top of mind for HNWIs
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018
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.
Charity donates $10m to university
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018
Owners of an ASX-listed company donated $10 million to a university with campuses in Coffs Harbor and Queensland to fund research.
Philanthropic foundation names new chair
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 NOV 2018
As the 2018 FPA Professionals Congress begins today in Sydney, the association's philanthropic arm is welcoming a new chair.
Charity comparator to launch premium service
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
A charity comparator website co-founded by a former Lonsec general manager is set to launch a premium vetting service for wealthy donors.
Charities losing $180m a year to gender pay gap
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
Australian charities could be receiving $180 million more in donations each year if the gender pay gap was to close, according to a new report on trends in philanthropy.
Family office invests in absolute return fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
A Singapore-based family office is investing $34 million in an absolute return fund run by a fintech that offers a crowdfunding loan platform for small to medium enterprises.
Philanthropic sector advocates transparency facelift
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 10 SEP 2018
More than one-third of Australia's philanthropic giving is now tracked through a new online and interactive platform, answering calls for the industry to be more transparent.
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