Active managers overcharge: Research
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
Most active Aussie equity funds should be charging between 35 and 65bps as a significant chunk of their returns can be attributed to factors instead of skill, according to analysis of Morningstar data by VanEck.
Boutique fund manager rebrands
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
A boutique Australian equities fund manager has rebranded in an effort to differentiate between its wholesale and retail offerings.
Kapstream looks to Chi-X for active ETF
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
The active manager has forgone the ASX for competitor Chi-X as it looks to list its first exchange-traded fund.
New Perennial small caps active ETF
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
Perennial Value Management's small caps team has launched an active ETF with an ESG strategy, with eInvest as the distributor.
Hard times ahead for platforms
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
New research by UBS found wealth management giants could lose more than 30% of their platform profits even if they undertake "radical cost surgery".
Credit fund launches to wholesale investors
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
A new credit fund has opened to wholesale investors and will soon launch on the ASX.
Zenith acquires New Zealand firm
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
Investment research provider, Zenith Investment Partners is in the process of acquiring an overseas business as it expands into offshore markets.
Global equities boutique opens Australian office
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
A US-based global equities boutique has established an Australian office, with a former Perpetual Private analyst appointed to lead the local business.
Centuria acquires fund manager
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
Centuria Capital is expanding its remit, acquiring more than 63% of a specialist fund manager and launching a new entity.
Australia lags on dividends
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2019
Australian companies have kept their combined dividend payout flat for five years, even as they continue to climb up globally, according to the latest Janus Henderson Dividend Index.
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