Managed Accounts completes Linear merger and commences integration

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Managed Accounts Holdings Limited (ASX: MGP) has completed its acquisition of Linear Financial Holdings Pty Ltd (Linear) following the successful raising of $34 million from high quality institutional and sophisticated investors, most new to MGP’s share register. MGP Executive Chairman, Don Sharp said, “The MGP and Linear teams, with the strong support of Sirius Capital Partners, […]

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ARCO responds to market demand with a new daily-liquid absolute return offer

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Chaired by industry veteran, Bruce Loveday, ARCO Investment Management (ARCO) has launched its daily-priced ARCO Absolute Return Fund, in response to investor feedback on its long-established Australian equities, absolute return strategy. Mr Loveday is the former Chairman of Bennelong Funds Management Limited and Praemium Limited, and currently serves as Chairman of Burnham Capital, part of the […]

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Schroder Equity Opportunities Fund added to Netwealth platform

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Schroders is excited to announce that Netwealth has added the Schroder Equity Opportunities Fund to its super and investment solution. The Schroder Equity Opportunities Fund is now available via Macquarie Wrap, HUB 24, mFunds and Netwealth. Lonsec has given Schroder Equity Opportunities Fund an initial rating of Recommended. Graeme Mather, Head of Distribution says “We […]

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Media Super appoints General Manager, Investments

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Media Super, the industry super fund for print, media, entertainment and the arts, has appointed Norman Zhang to the newly-created role of General Manager, Investments. Zhang will be responsible for managing $5 billion of assets for over 85,000 members. Zhang joins the Fund from his position as lead consultant for Media Super at Frontier Advisors. Prior […]

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Nikko Asset Management launches ARK Invest strategy with Morgan Stanley in Australia

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Nikko Asset Management (“Nikko AM”) and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management yesterday announced the introduction of the Nikko AM-ARK Disruptive Innovation Separately Managed Account (SMA). The SMA offering is the first of its kind in Australia and will be available to Morgan Stanley Wealth’s Australian clients Catherine Wood, Founder and Chief Executive Officer/ Chief Investment Officer […]

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Mastercard announces Global Tech Hub and Innovation Centre in Sydney

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Mastercard has announced it will relocate its Sydney-based employees and businesses to one location in 2018. The new premises in St Leonards will become one of five Mastercard Global Tech Hub and Innovation Centres, offering technology and innovation services to partners globally. The announcement forms part of the Mastercard strategy to evolve beyond payments – […]

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Janus Henderson Global Emerging Markets Equity Fund now available on BT Wrap

The Janus Henderson Global Emerging Markets Equity Fund (Fund) is now available on BT Wrap. Launched in July 2016, the Fund is managed by Janus Henderson’s Edinburgh-based emerging markets equities team (‘Team’), led by Glen Finegan. The Team manages in excess of $3.9 billion (as at 30 June 2017) on behalf of a range of institutional and […]

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Justin Nunan latest to join Legg Mason as Institutional Sales Director

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Legg Mason, one of the world’s largest funds management groups with A$962 billion in funds under management globally, has boosted its Australian institutional sales team with the appointment of Justin Nunan as Institutional Sales Director. An experienced institutional investor, Nunan joins Legg Mason from Media Super where he was investment manager, responsible for managing approximately A$5 […]

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RARE expands global reach with appointment by Taiwanese fund manager

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RARE Infrastructure, a global listed infrastructure specialist investment manager, has expanded into Taiwan with the appointment by a leading Taiwanese investment trust company, First Securities Investment Trust Co Ltd (First SITE), showcasing RARE’s global reach in partnership with Legg Mason. RARE Infrastructure will provide portfolio advisory services by employing the RARE Infrastructure Income Strategy for […]

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GAM appoints Owen Job as investment manager

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GAM has appointed Owen Job as investment manager to work on its absolute return fixed income team, with particular focus on macro themes. Owen has spent over 12 years in investment management, mainly within the macro strategy space. He joins from Soros Fund Management where he was a portfolio manager. He will be based in […]

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