Research firm moves on ESG
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Moody's has acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, a global leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessments.
Australia's wealth takes half trillion hit
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
Latest research shows Australia lost close to half a trillion dollars in wealth at the end of 2018.
Chinese investment in Australia down 36%
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
A new report from KPMG has revealed a 36.3% reduction in Chinese investments in Australia, from $13 billion in 2017 to $8.2 billion in 2018.
IFM settles UK sexual harassment case
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2019
The $120 billion industry super-owned fund manager has paid roughly $490,000 to settle a sexual harassment case in the UK.
Macquarie expands US funds management
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
Macquarie Investment Management has purchased the mutual fund assets of a 145-year-old American financial services organisation.
NZ Super dumps guns
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
Hot on the heels of the passage of new gun laws in New Zealand, the NZ Super Fund has divested all companies involved in the manufacturing of automatic and semi-automatic weapons.
Bravura circles competitor
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
The wealth management software firm has made a proposal to acquire another ASX-listed fintech that could value the latter at up to $170 million.
J.P. Morgan still the top custodian
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
J.P. Morgan held on to the top spot among custodians as total assets under custody in Australia fell 1.2% in the half-year ending December 31.
Australian fund caught in email scandal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019
The board of a $5 billion Australian government fund, run by several former investment bankers, has been admonished for using non-official email accounts to conduct business with political and commercial sensitivities.
L1 eyes $70m for UK property fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2019
L1 Capital's latest UK residential property fund is expecting to raise between $60 million and $70 million as financial planning groups and rich investors hunt opportunities for attractive yields.
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