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Platinum LICs combine boards

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
Platinum Asset Management's Asian equities and global equities LIC will now have a common board, as its Asia LIC's chair Malcolm Halstead retires.

MSCI reclassifies Pakistan to frontier market

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
The index provider will reclassify Pakistan from emerging to frontier, on the back of size and liquidity.

State Street acquires custodian for $4.7bn

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
State Street Corporation will acquire the custody business of a competitor for $4.74 billion (US$3.5bn).

Fiducian expands NZ footprint

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
The ASX-listed group is growing its presence across the ditch, with six of its funds becoming available via a KiwiSaver scheme.

Navigator buys stake in alternatives manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
Navigator Global Investments has acquired a stake in an alternatives investment manager.

Monark Property Partners launches fund

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
The Liberman-family backed firm launched the Monark Prime Credit Fund earlier this month as an open-ended fund investing in senior debt only loans secured against property.

AMP Capital divests majority stake in train company

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
AMP Capital will sell over half of its stake in a train leasing company based in the UK.

Pinnacle to increase stake in Coolabah

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
The Sydney multi-boutique is looking to add to its stake in Christopher Joye's Coolabah Capital Investments as the latter grows its FUM by 172% in less than two years.

YFYS spurs half to change asset mix

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
Only half of superannuation funds will be prompted to change their investment profile as a result of the new Your Future, Your Super performance test, an Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees survey shows.

Should super funds consider crypto assets?

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
Superannuation funds that dismiss crypto assets are at risk of underperforming, the AIST ASI Conference has heard.