Zenith Releases Fixed Income Sector Review

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19 Funds Rated Recommended Zenith Investment Partners Pty Ltd (Zenith) Investment Analyst Steven Tang has announced the completion of the 2010 Fixed Income Sector Review and confirmed that from an initial group of 91 fixed interest funds, 7 were rated HIGHLY RECOMMENDED and 12 were rated RECOMMENDED. In addition to being added to the Zenith […]

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Mentor path to UNE Degree

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Graduates of Mentor Education Group’s Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) can now fast track their qualifications to a financial planning degree. An Articulation Agreement between the Mentor Education Group (Mentor) and the University of New England (UNE) means Mentor graduates can now receive advanced standing if they apply for a Bachelor […]

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All Star Nomura China Fund – available on BT Investment Wrap.

Kate Mulligan, Managing Director of All Star Funds, has announced today that after launching the All Star Nomura China Fund earlier this year, adviser demand has been such that the Fund will be available on the BT Investment Wrap effective from Wednesday, 15 December 2010. The investment manager of the Fund is Nomura Asset Management […]

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Russell appoints new independent director for trustee outsourcing

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Upholding good governance crucial for superannuation funds Russell Investments has today announced the appointment of industry veteran Marian Carr as an independent director to its superannuation trustee board, further strengthening the trustee’s investment expertise for the benefit of its superannuation clients. Russell Investments provides outsourced trustee services for superannuation funds through its wholly owned subsidiary […]

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AMP SignatureSuper selected as super fund for Trio Capital super fund members

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AMP SignatureSuper has been selected as the preferred successor superannuation fund for Trio Capital Limited’s (Trio) superannuation fund members by ACT Super Management Pty Ltd (ACT Super), the acting Trustee of Trio. From mid December, each member’s initial account, which total approximately A$200 million of unimpaired assets overall, will be transferred to AMP SignatureSuper in […]

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AvSuper selects Russell for member administration

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Russell and AvSuper partner to service over 6,000 members from the aviation industries AvSuper has selected Russell Investments to provide fund administration services to its 6,000 members. This is the first win for Russell’s new in-house administration model, set to kick off on 1 January 2011. “What really attracted us to Russell was their consultative […]

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Russell’s institutional business poised for growth

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New specialists to provide focused resources for industry and government super funds, and financial institutions (non-super clients) Russell Investments today announced a number of strategic appointments dedicated to supporting the specific needs of industry and government super fund clients and financial institutions (non-super clients). Russell has a broad range of solutions in consulting, investment management […]

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Further appointments at Aviiid Third-age Living

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Retirement asset manager continues to grow its team Retirement asset management specialist, Aviiid Third-age Living, has moved another step closer to formalisation of its flagship fund, A-CARES No. 1, with the announcement of a series of appointments of senior personnel and executives. All are well known and respected in the retirement investment sector. This includes […]

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Private equity benefits for ING PEAL

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Listed investment company, ING Private Equity Access Limited (ASX code: IPE), has announced that another one of its underlying private equity investments, the Bledisloe Group, is to be sold. The Bledisloe Group has built a strong suite of brands across Australia and New Zealand to emerge as New Zealand’s largest provider of funeral services and […]

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Addwealth launches superannuation fund

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Niche player bucks the ‘beige’ trend in super Financial planning and funds management company Addwealth has today launched its own superannuation fund, the Addwealth Advantage Super Fund. The new fund, open to all, offers advisers a single, streamlined platform that incorporates investment options of cash, income and growth with a wide choice of retail insurance […]

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