AMP Capital takes leading position on ESG considerations

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AMP Capital Investors is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Kirkman to the new senior role of Head of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), as it looks to implement environmental targets across the business. Mr Kirkman will be responsible for continuing to build on the strong foundation AMP Capital has set in employing the […]

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BT Financial Group announces new head of Asgard

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BT Financial Group (BTFG) has today announced the internal appointment of Craig Lawrenson to lead the Asgard business. BTFG’s General Manager of Platforms, Marketing & Communications, John Shuttleworth, said, “It is fantastic to be making an internal appointment into the Head of Asgard position after a very comprehensive internal and external search over the past […]

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AMP appoints new Hillross Managing Director

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AMP Financial Services has appointed Hugh Humphrey as Managing Director of Hillross  commencing 15 November. Mr Humphrey joins Hillross from Singtel Optus where as Director, Mobile and Convergence he was responsible for its integrated mobility offerings for corporate and government customers. AMP Director of Financial Planning, Advice & Services Steve Helmich, said Mr Humphrey will […]

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All Star KFM Income Fund meets widespread adviser demand for liquid income; restructuring under mandate provides an attractive 25% price reduction

Kate Mulligan, Managing Director of All Star Funds, has announced today a fee reduction of 25% to the All Star KFM Income Fund due to its restructuring under investment mandate rather than a ‘fund of fund’ structure as it was previously invested. This allows All Star Funds to provide greater transparency plus cost savings on […]

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China’s workers agitate for their rights

In China recently, workers at a Honda Motor factory did something that is illegal in the communist country. They went on strike. More interestingly, they won. Honda management at the plant in southern Guangdong province agreed to pay higher wages to settle the June dispute. The strike was not a unique event in China. Every […]

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MLC launches Fund Profile Tool

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MLC has announced the launch of a new online investment reporting tool to help advisers have deeper investment conversations and develop even closer relationships with clients. The Fund Profile Tool gives greater insight into MLC’s investment process and diversification. It shows the breadth, depth and diversity of an MLC investment, as well as providing detail […]

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AMP delivers solid half year A$383 million underlying profit

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AMP Limited has reported an increase in underlying profit to A$383 million for the six months to June 2010, up 4.4 per cent on the six months to June 2009, representing a solid result in an ongoing volatile market. Underlying profit is AMP’s preferred measure of profitability as it removes some of the impact of […]

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AMP Capital announces key appointments to Fixed Income team

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AMP Capital Investors has announced the key appointment of Senior Portfolio Manager Sonia Baillie to the Fixed Income team, as incumbent Andrew Lally joins the Australian Equities team. In addition, it has expanded the Fixed Income team with two new roles, appointing Joyce Yu to the role of Analyst and Tim Jarvis as Analyst within […]

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All Star Funds Managing Director, Kate Mulligan Announces 3rd anniversary for Fund Manager

Kate Mulligan, Managing Director of All Star Funds has announced today the anniversary of All Star Funds and the All Star IAM Australian Share Fund, which commenced with All Star’s inception in 2007. “Hitting the three year mark is an important milestone for All Star and for this Fund, as it provides financial advisers with […]

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AMP Capital unveils North American infrastructure office

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AMP Capital Investors announced it will expand its North American presence with the opening of a New York office. Bolstering its global unlisted infrastructure capability will allow it to take advantage of significant and very attractive private infrastructure investment in the region. AMP Capital Managing Director Stephen Dunne said increasingly clients are seeking to award […]

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