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Vanguard announces new senior economist for Asia-Pacific region

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Vanguard, the world’s largest mutual fund company Based on Global Total Net Assets of Mutual Funds (including Long-Term and Money Market Funds), is expanding its global Investment Strategy Group (ISG) with the appointment of a Senior Economist in the Asia-Pacific region. Dr. Qian Wang joined Vanguard on October 27 and is based in Hong Kong. […]

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Zurich strengthens investments distribution capability with senior hires

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Zurich Financial Services Australia Limited (Zurich) has further strengthened its Investments distribution capability, announcing two senior appointments. Ms. Kristine Brooks has been promoted to Head of Distribution, Life and Investments, and Ms. Linda Stangherlin will join Zurich as National Sales Manager, Investments. In the newly created Head of Distribution role, Ms. Brooks will assume complete […]

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OneVue negotiates with Eureka Report

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OneVue Holdings Limited (ASX: OVH) (OneVue) confirms that it has been in negotiations with Eureka Report Pty Ltd (Eureka Report), a related company of News Corporation (ASX: NWS), to deliver a digital investor engagement solution. OneVue and Eureka Report expect to execute binding agreements imminently, subject to final negotiation. Although there has been comment in the […]

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AdviserLogic appoints training manager and product specialist

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Financial planning software provider, AdviserLogic, has appointed Gayle Forster to the role of Training Manager and Product Specialist. Mrs Forster is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and was previously handling dealership management support at Integrity Financial Planners. She will be consulting with practices and providing hands-on training for AdviserLogic users. Mrs Forster will also be […]

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ARRIA appoints permanent managing director

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The Association of Real Return Investment Advisers (ARRIA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Jacques as the General Manager commencing 1 October 2014. Philip Reid who took on responsibility as General Manager during the association’s start-up phase will now focus on his business activities and remains a member of ARRIA. “Rebecca will focus […]

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Ramsay, Tolub and Andronaco launch InvestSense asset consulting services

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Jonathan Ramsay, Jonathan Tolub and Fil Andronaco have announced that their new business InvestSense has commenced business from premises located in the Sydney CBD. Commenting on the aspirations of the newest entry into the Australian financial services marketplace, spokesperson Jonathan Ramsay said the cornerstone of the business is to assist advisers to help their clients […]

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ASIC releases its submission to the 2014 Senate inquiry into forestry managed investment schemes

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ASIC has released its submission to the 2014 Senate inquiry into forestry managed investment schemes. The submission sets out: ASIC’s role in relation to the regulation of forestry managed investment schemes, and actions ASIC has taken to address issues arising in this sector as a result of the collapse of a number of responsible entities […]

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AMP Chief Information Officer Lee Barnett to retire

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AMP Limited yesterday announced that Ms Lee Barnett will retire as Chief Information Officer after 18 years of service, including 12 years in her existing role. Ms Barnett will be replaced by Craig Ryman, AMP’s current IT Director Product & Advice. AMP Chief Executive Officer Craig Meller acknowledged Lee’s substantial contribution to the company since joining […]

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Local Government Super appoints new Property Portfolio Manager

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Local Government Super (LGS) has announced the appointment of Scott Armstrong as LGS Property Portfolio Manager. In this role, Mr Armstrong will be responsible for managing LGS’ Local Government Property Fund (LGPF), an unlisted fund comprising of NSW property assets across the commercial, retail and industrial sectors. Mr Armstrong brings to the role over 20 years’ […]

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PM CAPITAL appoints new names for key funds

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Boutique equity and income manager, PM CAPITAL, has renamed its three equity funds to better communicate the funds’ investment strategies to investors. In summary: PM CAPITAL Absolute Performance Fund will become PM CAPITAL Global Companies Fund PM CAPITAL Emerging Asia Fund will become PM CAPITAL Global Companies Fund PM CAPITAL Australian Opportunities Fund will become PM CAPITAL Asian Companies FundPM CAPITAL […]

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