Industry fund launches SMSF product

Industry superannuation fund Hostplus is making a play for self-managed super fund business, offering access to assets “ordinarily unavailable to retail investors.” In what is claimed to be a first for the…

Financial planning divestments pick up pace

Less than a week after Commonwealth Bank announced the sale of Count Financial Planning, MyState has revealed plans to plans to get out of the personal financial planning business. The acquirers, CountPlus…

People: Frontier bulks up its consulting team

ANZ New Zealand chief executive David Hisco has left the company after a review of his personal expenses. He had held the position since 2010 and has been with ANZ for over…

Taking ESG beyond impact investing

For fixed-income investors, understanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors – as they are financially material to performance – has proven to be critical in assessing an issuer’s fundamental quality. In our…

The future of insurance is insurtech

The insurtech sector has grown by 53 per cent in the last year due to internationally founded insurtechs entering the market, accounting for 30 per cent of the ecosystem. according to the…

Inactive super account deadline looms

The Australian Taxation Office has issued an alert to superannuation fund trustees that they need to identify inactive low-balance accounts and be ready to report account details to the ATO. Tax office…

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Placer Property not standing still …searches for assets

The specialist property fund manager Placer Property is not standing still. In the final stages of bedding down the Canberra-based NewActon East Property Fund and in the process of selling The Stables Shopping Centre in the Adelaide suburb of Golden Grove, the Melbourne-based fund manager is now casting its eye around for fresh investment opportunities.

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