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Macquarie tops mandate league tables
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
Local institutional investors handed out $43.5 billion of funds management mandates in the year to March end and Macquarie had the most wins, latest league tables from Rainmaker show.
Capital raising relief measures extended
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
The ASX has announced it will extend its temporary capital raising measures until November 30, as a second wave of COVID-19 infections batters Victoria.
Capital raisings, trading volumes up in June
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
Capital raisings by ASX-listed companies increased 256% to nearly $26 billion during June, as they cashed up to weather the economic crisis.
State Street cuts fees on flagship equities funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
State Street is dropping the fees on its flagship actively-managed equities funds by 9 to 13 bps for Australian investors effective July 1.
Private equity weathers COVID-19 crisis: Research
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
New research from asset consultant Willis Towers Watson has found that private equity investments have weathered the impact of the COVID-19 financial crisis, despite a subdued environment for exit deals in the first half of the year.
Best performing managed funds revealed
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
Funds from IOOF, Vanguard and Fiducian figure among the top-five performers among wholesale funds, in the latest Rainmaker Information tables to May end.
Powerwrap to merge with Praemium
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
Praemium this morning advanced a $55.6 million bid to acquire Powerwrap in an off-market conditional takeover priced at 26.55 cents per share.
New player in geared, index-shorting ETFs
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
After BetaShares' success in attracting investors to its geared, index-shorting ETFs during COVID's market decline, another player is getting ready to throw its hat in the ring.
Australian Unity rejigs executive lineup
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
Australian Unity has appointed a new chief executive for its wealth and capital markets business, as it also launches a new green bond fund backed by Crestone Wealth Management.
WAM makes replacement bid for Keybridge
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
Despite ongoing legal action between the pair, WAM Active has made an official replacement bid to acquire Keybridge Capital shares at an offer price of 6.9 cents per share.
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