Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 June 2019

Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 4 June 2019
  • Perennial launches active ETF with an ESG strategy

  • Legg Mason launches new ‘deeper green’ ESG fund

  • Moelis Australia launches insto credit fund on the ASX

  • BetaShares launches Indian ETF

  • SSGA to launch ETF model portfolios

  • Alleron IM relaunching brand

  • MLC Life appointed group insurer by Maritime Super

  • Cartel class action launched against major institutional investors

  • Natixis joins Future Females in Finance

  • Sunsuper integrates CBH Super in another merger

  • Blue Sky placed into receivership

  • NAB sells Ausmaq to German group

  • APRA zeroing in on IOOF group companies

  • Aurora fund takeover bid fails

  • Macquarie Securities pays $300,000 penalty

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Fund People as at 28 May 2019

Fund People as at 28 May 2019
  • TelstraSuper appoints new chair

  • Catholic Super welcomes new chair

  • SuperConcepts restructures executive team

  • JANA switches up the board

  • Equity Trustees appoints head of fund services

  • Citi appoints head of Australia

  • Mercer appoints administration business head

  • CBA board member leaving

  • UBS co-head of equities Aus and NZ steps down

  • Club Plus Super loses chair to Parliament

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 27 November 2018

  • BetaShares launches first active fixed income ETF in Australia

  • UBS launches emerging markets equity fund

  • Vision Super divesting from thermal coal, tar sands, tobacco

  • Women’s Economic Security Statement 2018 released by government

  • ASIC extends relief for non-cash payment facilities

  • Exceptions made in Protecting Your Super reforms

  • UBS Securities pays $120,000 MDP infringement notice

  • Dampier Finance convicted and fined for failing to lodge financial statements

  • State One Stockbroking breaches cost company $500,000

  • ASIC now free to hire gun staff as needed

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 28 August 2018

  • UBS joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Programme

  • OneVue, Mercer and Nextplan with new private label offering

  • BetaShares to launch three new ETFs

  • JP Morgan fund to remove tobacco, reduces fees

  • Charter Hall buy Folkestone

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Fund People Updates as at 17 July 2018

  • AMP Capital appoints new real estate leaders

  • Catholic Super welcomes new CIO

  • Two new distribution heads at Franklin Templeton

  • Contango appoints two new heads of distribution

  • HESTA appoints chief quantitative strategist

  • Centrepoint Alliance appoints new head of research

  • Frontier Advisors welcomes new head of real assets division

  • AMP claims director exits

  • UBS chief investment strategist departs

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Fund Company, Product and Regulatory Updates as at 16 January 2018

  • New ETF supporting workplace gender equality
  • AustralianSuper removes insurance from product offering
  • MTAA Super cuts life premiums and renews insurer
  • Japanese broker enters Australian market
  • CommInsure pays after concerns over misleading advertising
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