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Will Janus Henderson and Invesco merge?
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
A fund manager that played a part in Legg Mason and Franklin Templeton's merger has now bought 9.9% stakes each in Janus Henderson Group and Invesco, sparking speculation of a potential merger in the latter two.
ESG ETF demand rises: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Wealth managers are increasingly using ETFs to incorporate ethical and responsible investing, flagging that this strategy will eventually substitute the actively-managed part of their portfolios.
Adelaide fund manager adds to board
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
An Adelaide fund manager has added a former federal treasury analyst to its board.
New property fund launched
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Eildon Asset Management (EAM) has announced the launch of the EAM Elara Village Property Fund; an unlisted seven year, fixed term direct property fund.
Benchmark-lagging LIC faces strategic review
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
A listed investment company with a 33-year history has announced its board will now undertake a strategic review of the fund's structure and operations, after an extended period of poor returns.
Big banks face shareholder action
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Two of Australia's big four banks face shareholder resolutions as a result of increased exposure to fossil fuels.
Super funds lag on disclosure
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
Despite growing demand for it, Australia's superannuation funds are dragging their feet when it comes to portfolio holdings disclosure.
Vanguard to cull institutional mandates
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
The investing giant will wind up mandates with 12 local institutional investors, as it pivots away from the lower-fee business line to retail, adviser and its in-house super offering.
Ratings deteriorate at AMP
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
AMP has suffered a further blow this week, after Moody's downgraded its ratings of the embattled wealth management giant.
Multi-strategy fund launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
A boutique Australian investment manager has launched a fund that uses sophisticated quantitative and foreign-exchange trading strategies.
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