AMP’s MyNorth turns one

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AMP’s wrap platform MyNorth has celebrated turning one by further enhancing user experience for advisers and their clients. Since its launch last year, MyNorth has been one of Australia’s fastest growing superannuation and investment platforms, with $6.7 billion in funds under management. With the enhancements to the platform advisers can now manage multiple client activities […]

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CommInsure notes ASIC report

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CommInsure notes the Report on ASIC’s Investigation into The Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited released yesterday by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The report established that various improvements have been made in the CommInsure business over the past year. We will be examining the findings closely as we always know we can […]

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Legg Mason Martin Currie Real Income Fund surpasses $500 million in funds under management

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Legg Mason, a global multi-affiliate investment manager, today announced that the Legg Mason Martin Currie Real Income Fund has now over $500 million in funds under management. Legg Mason Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, Andy Sowerby said: “Launched in late 2010 the Legg Mason Martin Currie Real Income Fund is an investment strategy designed […]

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AMP Capital announces team changes to drive its international growth strategy

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AMP Capital is further evolving its global business model with a number of changes to the leadership team to better support clients and the firm’s future growth in key asset classes and regions. Craig Keary, currently AMP Capital Director of Australia and New Zealand, will become AMP Capital Director, Asia Pacific. Mr Keary will retain […]

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Tim Plant appointed to ANZIIF Board

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) has appointed Tim Plant to its board. Tim, who has over 25 years of insurance and reinsurance experience, will be a welcome addition to the Board. He is currently icare’s Group Executive, Innovation and brings with him a wealth of experience as CEO of […]

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AMP Capital announces signing of WesTrac and next stage of industrial development in Western Sydney

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AMP Capital has announced the signing of WesTrac, one of Caterpillar’s largest authorised dealers, on a long-term lease at Crossroads Logistics Centre, located at Casula in Sydney’s south west. The signing of WesTrac means that AMP Capital will now commence the next stage of its $130 million development with the construction of a purpose-built facility […]

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Will the German elections change the political landscape?

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German elections – a change in the political landscape? “Angela Merkel’s steadfast grip over Germany could be loosening. In September, Germany holds its general elections. But, unlike last week’s Dutch elections where the populist Freedom Party (PVV) provided mainstream parties a run for their money by placing second, in Germany it isn’t the Populist Party […]

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Moneytree completes a JPY 1 billion funding Series B funding round

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Moneytree KK (Shibuya, Tokyo) has completed a Series B funding round that will drive its further expansion in the rapidly developing global FinTech industry, including entering the Australian market within the coming months. The development paves the way for unprecedented connectivity across the financial services sector with Moneytree providing tools and services that enable individuals […]

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Retirement guarantees – are they worth it?

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Freed from the constraints of compulsory annuity purchase, customers in the UK retirement market have entered a brave new world of choosing for themselves which retirement product is best for them. However, this is no easy task. The UK retirement market is now home to a diverse and growing range of products. These products provide […]

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Insync Funds Management appoints Portfolio Manager to the Global Titans Fund

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Insync Funds Management is pleased to announce the appointment of John Lobb as portfolio manager within the investment team. John has over 25 years of analytical and portfolio management experience. Previously, he had worked at Bankers Trust Australia, Citigroup Global Asset Management, Credit Suisse Global Asset Management and Orion Asset Management. Monik Kotecha, Chief Investment […]

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