Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 13 August 2019

Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 13 August 2019
  • Updated MyNorth retirement modelling tool launched

  • Tomorrow Super launching shortly

  • BlackRock and VicSuper partner up for ESG-focused global bond index fund

  • Rest Super brings investments arm in-house

  • WTW buys specialist mergers and acquisitions broker

  • Finclear Execution fined $70k

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Fund People as at 9 April 2019

  • Pinnacle welcomes new head of retail, marketing director, director of listed products

  • QIC appoints new chair

  • Ernst & Young appoint super and insurance expert as partner

  • Mine Super appoints new CIO

  • J.P. Morgan welcomes new CEO

  • AMP Capital appoints new local real estate head

  • Future Fund creates new deputy CIO role

  • Rice Warner changes to leadership team

  • New head of Australasia at Blackrock

  • FSC welcomes new board members

  • Sunsuper welcomes AustSafe Super’s CEO in new role after merger

  • Aberdeen loses head of fixed income

  • BUSSQ puts long-standing CIO ‘on leave’

  • IOOF loses MD in Royal Commission take-down

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 12 March 2019

  • Low carbon fund launched by Russell Investments

  • Investec launches Global Environment Strategy

  • Allianz Retire+ first investment product launched

  • Loomis Sayles launches credit fund

  • BlackRock launches Australian ESG bond fund

  • Sunsuper implements advice fee caps

  • IFM Investors establishes emissions reduction targets

  • Statewide Super considering merger with WA Super and Tasplan

  • New super legislation to drop fees, consolidate accounts

  • Abu Dhabi and ASIC sign collaboration agreement

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Fund People as at 16 January 2019

  • Macquarie appoints new digital infrastructure MD

  • State Street appoints new Asia Pacific head

  • BT gains director of private wealth division

  • Blue Sky welcomes new CFO, seeks two new execs

  • Willis Towers Watson loses veteran

  • LGIAsuper deputy CEO retired

  • BlackRock to make 500 staff redundant, iShares/index investments head promoted

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Fund People as at 27 November 2018

  • ASFA appoints board members

  • Hostplus promotes head of investment strategy

  • Tasplan Super appoints new director

  • VicSuper appoints its first chief risk officer, executive manager of people experience

  • Blue Sky welcomes new chair

  • BlackRock appoints new Asia Pacific head

  • Paul Costello passes away

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 8 May 2018

  • Renewable energy investment fund launched

  • Active ETF to be launched by Fidelity

  • Lifecycle pension strategy launched by REI

  • Fixed income portfolio ESG launched by XTB

  • Active EFT to be launched by InvestSMART

  • BlackRock’s iShares ETFs restructured

  • ESG indices launched in J.P. Morgan and BlackRock collaboration

  • Acorns Australia renamed

  • CBA enters enforceable undertaking

  • ASIC welcome AFCA, board members named

  • ASIC cancels SMSF auditors’ registrations

  • First Super voting against AMP board

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Fund People as at 13 February 2018

  • BlackRock appoints financial institutions head
  • Westpac appoints board member
  • JBWere alumnus joins Koda Capital
  • Sales lead appointed by Perennial
  • New chair appointed by FSC
  • Fidante appoints new head
  • Zurich appoints new head
  • Lazard chief steps down
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Fund People as at 17 July 2017

  • LGS appoints female chair
  • Mercer appoints director
  • SuperFriend assigns director
  • AMP Capital appoints new directors
  • Cbus announces new role
  • BlackRock appoints executives
  • Club Plus Super appoints executive
  • Vanguard promotes chief investment officer
  • Vanguard chief executive steps down
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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 20 June 2017

  • Kinetic Super improves member cover
  • World Vision launches investment fund
  • VicSuper launches ESG option
  • BlackRock launches two cash ETFs
  • BetaShares launches floating rate bond ETF
  • AMP updates North platform
  • HESTA announces new group insurance provider
  • Citigroup pays $50,000 infringement
  • ASIC extends Stronger Super start date
  • Group Underwriters & Managers (GUM) ASFL cancelled
  • Synergy pays penalty for misleading advertising
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Fund Product, Company, and Regulatory Updates as at 11 October 2016

  • La Trobe Financial launches new online retail platform
  • BlackRock launches smart beta ETF product suite
  • Global merger creates Janus Henderson Global Investors
  • Christian Super launches its own fund manager
  • Findex Group infringements
  • Lotus Securities AFSL cancelled
  • ASIC moves against Growth Plus Financial Group (in liquidation)
  • Draft superannuation legislation released
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Fund People as at 3 August 2016

  • BTIM appoints new chief executive
  • Vanguard appoints key client manager and senior key account manager
  • EQT appoints board member
  • ASIC appoints markets disciplinary chair
  • Contango Microcap appoints new director
  • PIMCO announces new chief executive, portfolio manager, US economist
  • Suncorp appoints investment head, loses CIO
  • BlackRock appoints head of Australia
  • Restructures at NAB, Equip, and KPMG
  • YBR chief of wealth management resigns
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