Janus Henderson Investors hires Tal Lomnitzer for Global Natural Resources team

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Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE: JHG, ASX: JHG) has announced the appointment of Tal Lomnitzer, as Senior Investment Manager within the Global Natural Resources Team, effective 25 February 2019. Based in London, Tal will be responsible for co-managing the global natural resources strategies, focusing primarily on the strategies and mandates domiciled in the UK and Luxemburg. Tal […]

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Spousal rollover measure for super fund members needed

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The SMSF Association is urging the introduction of a spousal rollover measure for superannuation fund members that would allow individuals with higher superannuation balances to rollover a portion of their superannuation balance to their spouse to help even out balances. In its 2019-20 Budget submission, the Association says the gender retirement gap is an ongoing […]

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InvestSense grows 40% as financial advisers migrate to managed accounts

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InvestSense, one of the leading providers of bespoke managed accounts solutions for financial planning practices, has announced a strong full-year growth in funds under management, and the appointment of industry veteran Paul Carrington to help drive further the growth within the firm. InvestSense offers outcome-based portfolio solutions based on managed account technology that allow advisers […]

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Omniwealth makes two senior appointments

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Diversified financial services group, Omniwealth, has made two senior appointments. A manager has joined the accounting team and a senior lawyer has joined to expand legal team. “The 2019 landscape for financial services means that the best people providing the best service at an affordable, transparent price for the consumer is a necessity. We welcome […]

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Nanuk New World Fund returned 4.9% in January 2019

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The Nanuk New World Fund returned 4.9% in January, outperforming traditional global equity benchmarks such as the MSCI ACWI which rose by 4.2% (all returns quoted in AUD unless specifically stated otherwise). Some points covered in the report: Which country recently announced a hugely ambitious target of 500GW of renewable generating capacity by 2030.  (Note: […]

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OpenInvest expands its team

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OpenInvest, the online marketplace for self-directed investors, has set the scene for rapid growth with two key appointments – Ravi Verma as Business Development Manager and Phoebe Kohler as Marketing Manager. Co-founder and CEO of OpenInvest, Andrew Varlamos, says: “Since launching in November, there has been amazing interest among self-directed investors, and especially self-managed super […]

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Centuria launches Centuria LifeGoals – an investment vehicle for the new landscape

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Centuria Life, part of specialist investment manager Centuria Capital Group (Centuria, ASX: CNI), has announced the launch of a new investment bonds offering, Centuria LifeGoals. The new product offers: 22 high quality fund options – including sector, diversified, and index funds – managed by rigorously selected investment managers A transparent fee structure, with rebates passed […]

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Colonial First State supports call for controversial weapons removal from global indices

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Colonial First State has confirmed its support for an open letter from institutional investors calling on index providers to remove controversial weapons from global indices. Colonial First State is one of the first Australian companies to join 142 other institutional investors, representing US$6.9 trillion in assets, who are calling for the exclusion of controversial weapons […]

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Parametric beefs up Australian team with senior appointment

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Global implementation manager Parametric has appointed Simon Mah Chut to the new position of Manager – Products and Partnerships as part of ramping up its Australian team. Mah Chut boasts more than 17 years in financial services with experience in private wealth investment, accounting, tax and business services. His most recent job was with Cambooya, […]

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Equity Trustees expands Superannuation Trustee Office with new senior appointment

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Australia’s leading specialist trustee company Equity Trustees has appointed a new senior client management professional to its expanding national Superannuation Trustee Office. Based in Melbourne, the latest appointment further strengthens the depth of experience in the complex area of superannuation trusteeship – the role with primary responsibility to look after member interests and provide oversight […]

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