Revocation of an Enduring Power of Attorney

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Sometimes it’s necessary to change your power of attorney in which case you’re going to need to revoke the existing appointment. What would happen if you decided that the person you have appointed as your Enduring Power of Attorney is no longer suitable for the role? Perhaps your relationship with your previously appointed attorney isn’t […]

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Eaton Vance announces new Director of Institutional Business Development, Australia & New Zealand

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Eaton Vance Australia Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV), has announced the appointment of Ty Thurgood as Director of Institutional Business Development, Australia and New Zealand. Based in Sydney, Mr. Thurgood is responsible for identifying and developing relationships with pension funds, private banks, fund of funds, institutional investors, investment consultants and […]

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Zurich Investments launches new Global Growth Opportunities SMA  

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Zurich Investments has announced the launch of a new Separately Managed Account (SMA) focused on global growth opportunities. The Zurich Investments Global Growth Opportunities SMA allows investors the opportunity to invest in a high conviction growth strategy of up to 22 global securities, selected and managed by our US-based investment partner American Century Investments (ACI). […]

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Implemented Portfolios makes strategic appointments amidst accelerated growth

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Australian based Managed Discretionary Accounts provider, Implemented Portfolios Limited (Implemented Portfolios) has announced the strategic appointments of Naomi Christopher to National Manager – Marketing and Communications, and David Plumb as independent non-executive director. The company celebrated reaching $1Billion in Funds Under Management, as well as bolstering its senior management team back in March of this […]

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Investors need to keep sharp eye on commercial property opportunities

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The Sydney and Melbourne office and industrial property sectors still offer solid investment opportunities for investors, says Per Amundsen, Head of Research for the specialist commercial property lender Thinktank. “Industrial property ratings in both cities were upgraded to ‘strong and improving’ last month by Thinktank, matching the Office sector ratings there, making these four market […]

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Australian Ethical announces recipients of its largest ever community grants program

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Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF) is proud to announce the recipients of its largest ever Community Grants program. This year, Australian Ethical is donating $360,000 to 20 grassroots organisations that are making a difference to the planet, people or animals in Australia and overseas. Selected from over 380 applications, each of the 20 winning organisations will […]

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Leading Legg Mason Fixed Income Funds added to Colonial First State FirstWrap Platform

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Two market-leading Legg Mason Fixed Income Funds, the Legg Mason Brandywine Global Opportunistic Fixed Income Fund and the Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Fund are now available to financial advisers via the Colonial First State FirstWrap platform. The Legg Mason Brandywine Global Opportunistic Fixed Income Fund currently manages over A$635 million for Australian investors and offers […]

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Neuberger Berman announced as finalist for PRI Awards for Climate Change ESG initiative

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Global investment manager Neuberger Berman has been shortlisted for ESG incorporation initiative of the year at the upcoming PRI awards for systematically analysing the potential investment implications of climate change across portfolios. The firm was also awarded top scores across all categories in the latest United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assessment report which […]

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Property listings increase in August 2019

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Figures released by SQM Research reveal national residential property listings increased in August by 2.9%, to 325,693 from 316,391 in July 2019. Compared to 12 months ago, listings were down by 2.1%. All states experienced an increase in property sales listings over the month, with Melbourne experiencing the highest increase at 6.7% followed by Sydney […]

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Finding an edge in global markets

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Ausbil Investment Management (Ausbil) is bringing together select global investment funds that offer investors an edge in global equity markets. “Clients are looking for opportunities to diversify their portfolios, globally,” said Ross Youngman, CEO of Ausbil. “We are well positioned to do this from Australia given our relationship with New York Life and affiliates MacKay […]

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