Trawalla backs ex-Macquarie team’s boutique

Three founding members of Macquarie Group’s Asian listed equities division have re-joined forces to establish Stonehorn Global Partners and launch the Stonehorn Asia Equity Fund. Sam Le Cornu, the former co-head and…

Comparison site a tough gig

After sacking its chief executive midway through last year and ditching its failed “life admin” campaign, comparison site company iSelect promised a more hard-nosed approach to marketing and cost of sales. Based…

People: Statewide Super makes internal pick for top job

Statewide Super has appointed Tony D’Alessandro as chief executive. He will take over from Richard Nunn who has taken up the role of chief executive at MetLife. D’Alessandro has been in the…

Hayne has empowered consumers

The older ones among us will remember that immortal line from the 1976 movie Network, when Peter Finch, playing the role of TV news anchor Howard Beale, cries out: “I’m as mad…

OpenInvest grows manager menu

Self-directed investor platform operator OpenInvest has added another string to its bow with the decision by Macquarie Investment Management to join up and add its portfolios to the menu. OpenInvest, which was…

LIC market: sector consolidation gathers pace

Century Australia shareholders voted yesterday in favour of a proposal to merge their company with another listed investment company, WAM Leaders. The two companies announced plans to merge in November, with WAM…

Today’s Best Videos 

Trawalla backs ex-Macquarie team’s boutique

Three founding members of Macquarie Group’s Asian listed equities division have re-joined forces to establish Stonehorn Global Partners and launch the Stonehorn Asia Equity Fund. Sam Le Cornu, the former co-head and head of investments of Macquarie’s Asian listed equities…

Comparison site a tough gig

After sacking its chief executive midway through last year and ditching its failed “life admin” campaign, comparison site company iSelect promised a more hard-nosed approach to marketing and cost of sales. Based on its latest results, it does not have…

People: Statewide Super makes internal pick for top job

Statewide Super has appointed Tony D’Alessandro as chief executive. He will take over from Richard Nunn who has taken up the role of chief executive at MetLife. D’Alessandro has been in the role of general manager, member engagement for Statewide…

Hayne has empowered consumers

The older ones among us will remember that immortal line from the 1976 movie Network, when Peter Finch, playing the role of TV news anchor Howard Beale, cries out: “I’m as mad as hell and I’m not going to take…

OpenInvest grows manager menu

Self-directed investor platform operator OpenInvest has added another string to its bow with the decision by Macquarie Investment Management to join up and add its portfolios to the menu. OpenInvest, which was launched last November, gives investors a platform from…

LIC market: sector consolidation gathers pace

Century Australia shareholders voted yesterday in favour of a proposal to merge their company with another listed investment company, WAM Leaders. The two companies announced plans to merge in November, with WAM Leaders to acquire 100 per cent of Century’s…

Payments companies target banking licences

Payment processing and identity verification specialist iSignthis (ISX) expects to be operating as an authorised deposit-taking institution as early as the June quarter, when it also expects to be operating an exchange settlement account with the Reserve bank. ISX joins…