Investment
Magellan posts bumper profits, raising $275m
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
Magellan Financial Group reported a 78% jump in its profit for the financial year ending June and announced a $275 million institutional raise for MFG shares this morning.
Zurich inks exclusive retail distribution deal
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
A Sydney small caps boutique has signed an exclusive retail distribution agreement with Zurich Investments and has also won the mandate to manage Zurich's $60 million small companies fund.
Praemium FUA skyrockets
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
Praemium saw funds under administration hit $16.1 billion over the last financial year, thanks largely to its off-platform managed accounts service.
Fidante loses $3.9bn of super fund assets
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
Challenger subsidiary Fidante has lost $3.9 billion in funds under management at the expense of superannuation funds increasingly internalising their investment strategies.
Clime Capital settles class action
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
Clime Capital has settled a Federal Court class action in principle for an agreed sum of $8.3 million.
Rural FM dupes investors: Short-seller
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
An activist short-seller has valued Rural Funds Management's agricultural fund as "ultimately worthless," alleging it is falsifying accounts and over-inflating assets.
Short-seller knife twist for YouTube fundie
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
Activist short-seller Muddy Waters is shorting Burford Capital, YouTube fundie Neil Woodford's second largest holding in his embattled fund.
Platinum funds leak over $100m
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
Platinum Asset Management reported $108 million in net outflows in July, including $54 million net that flowed out of its trust funds during the month.
AMP profits dive, chief pay restructured
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
Reporting a 50% drop in wealth management profits, AMP conceded chief executive Francesco De Ferrari's remuneration will have to be reconsidered in light of share price tumbles.
CBA remediation bill drags performance
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019
Commonwealth Bank's overall remediation and compliance costs have hit $2.2 billion, dragging its full-year June 2019 results.
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