IPO Wealth Surges to $75 Million in Investments

Australian investment manager, IPO Wealth, said it has passed the $75 million mark in capital raised for its IPO Wealth Fund. IPO Wealth, which started in March 2017, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international investment group Mayfair 101. More than $60 million has flowed into the fund in 2018 as investors seek income-producing cash alternatives […]

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Midwinter announces technology partnership with BUSSQ and Skylight Financial Solutions

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Australian based financial advice technology firm Midwinter has announced its recent technology partnership with BUSSQ superannuation fund. This has seen Midwinter’s AdviceOS platform utilised for a range of advice channels within BUSSQ, namely face-to-face and phone-based advice. BUSSQ has also employed the use of Midwinter’s Client Portal as a meaningful client engagement tool. Midwinter was […]

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Centuria wraps up successful year with strategic acquisitions

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Centuria Capital Group has grown from $4.6 billion AUM to $5.5 billion[1] since 31 December 2017. Centuria Capital Group (Centuria) has announced that Centuria Industrial REIT (CIP) has added two industrial properties to its portfolio. The properties were purchased for a combined total of $54.4 million (excluding costs), with $51 million of the purchase price […]

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Property listings jump in November

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Figures released by SQM Research reveal national residential listings jumped 7.9% in November 2018 to 361,619 from 335,014 in October, with stock on market rising in all cities in an expected usual seasonal uplift. Compared to a year ago, national listings rose 8.1%. In Melbourne, listings jumped by 11.6%, to be higher 32.2% from a […]

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Integrity Life grows retail team

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Integrity Life (Integrity) has announced the appointment of Julie James as Regional Manager – Retail, and Cornell Hoffman as Head of Finance. Julie will be responsible for building Integrity’s retail business in NSW, the ACT and QLD, while Cornell will oversee financial operations across the business. Managing Director Chris Powell said that Integrity continues to […]

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AMP appoints Alex Wade to its Group Leadership Team

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AMP Limited has announced the appointment of Alex Wade to its Group Leadership Team as Group Executive, Advice, effective 7 January 2019. Mr Wade will report to AMP Chief Executive Francesco De Ferrari and will lead the continuing transformation of AMP’s advice business. Mr Wade will succeed AMP Group Executive, Advice and New Zealand, Jack […]

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Honan ends a successful year with new key appointments and senior roles in readiness for growth opportunities

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2018 will end as another strong year of business growth and success for Honan Insurance Group (Honan) and recent new appointments and roles within the group will position the organisation to capitalise on new opportunities in the New Year and beyond said Andrew Fluitsma, Chief Executive Officer, Australia and New Zealand. Last week Honan announced […]

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Zurich appoints Head of Bancassurance & Direct 

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Zurich Financial Services Australia (Zurich) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kieran Forde to the newly created executive role of Head of Bancassurance & Direct within its Life and Investments business. Mr. Forde joined Zurich from ANZ, in November ahead of the acquisition of the OnePath life insurance business. His appointment has been made ahead of […]

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Francesco De Ferrari commences as AMP Chief Executive Officer

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AMP Limited has announced Francesco De Ferrari has commenced his role as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr De Ferrari succeeds Mike Wilkins, who has served as interim CEO since April 2018, and they will work together to ensure a smooth transition. Mr De Ferrari will join the AMP Limited Board as an Executive […]

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H2O Asset Management expands into Asia with planned opening of its Singapore office

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H2O Asset Management (“H2O”) – an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers and a specialist in global macro multi-strategy investments – has announced that it is in the process of opening its first office in Asia setting up a wholly-owned subsidiary, H2O Asset Management Asia Pte. Ltd[1]. This marks H2O’s efforts in extending its global footprint, […]

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