Ignition Wealth survey offers advisers a chance to win sold out Adele tickets

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Ignition Wealth Head of Sales and Marketing, Richard Liverpool initiated a series of Ignition Wealth Surveys in 2016, seeking to delve deeper into the financial technology needs of Australian financial professionals. “We were delighted by the quality of the data we were able to collect through the first survey we conducted in 2016. This second […]

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Omniwealth Advisory Services launched to assist clients work smarter with their banks with proposed July 2017 rule changes

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The Carnell Inquiry into small business loans recommends changes to how banks deal with small business customers. “In the event that the changes are adopted, banks will have to communicate much further in advance to their customers about changes in the covenants or other criteria around existing loans or facilities that rollover regularly. “The proposed […]

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HUB24 awarded Best Industry Platform for Managed Accounts

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HUB24 (ASX: HUB) has been awarded Best Industry Platform for Managed Accounts Functionality in the 2016 Investment Trends Platform Competitive Analysis & Benchmarking Report. The investment platform also received the awards for Best Tablet/Smartphone Access, and Best Navigation and User Interface for the second year in a row, demonstrating its position as a leader in […]

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New Silkroutes Group forms joint-venture company for Real Estate Asset Management

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New Silkroutes Group Limited (“NSG” or the “Group”) has announced its foray into real estate investment with the launch of a joint-venture company that will focus on residential and commercial projects in the world’s three largest economies and several other Asian markets. New Silkroutes Capital Pte Ltd, NSG’s wholly-owned investment arm, has a 35% stake […]

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John Moore set to open Omega Australian Equity Income Fund

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Omega Global Investors (Omega) has revealed details of a new equity income investment strategy, to be managed by recent senior hire to the firm, seasoned portfolio manager John Moore. John is a specialist in structuring and managing strong-performing investment funds targeting after tax returns designed for specific outcomes, including low volatility, low drawdown and consistent […]

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Eaton Vance expands presence in Japan

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Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV), a leading global asset manager, has announced the expansion of its business activities in Japan. On February 1, 2017, Eaton Vance Asia Pacific, Ltd. (Eaton Vance Asia Pacific), an international subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management (EVM), opened a Tokyo-based representative office to provide relationship management and client service support to […]

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YTML recognised in Fintech Awards

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Technology and advice solutions provider, the YTML Group (YTML) has been recognized as market leaders by being named finalist in three categories – Software Innovator, Compliance Innovator and CEO Kevin Liao for Fintech Entrepreneur of the Year. Speaking at the awards ceremony on Friday night, held at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney, Liao said being […]

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Tech disruptor bankrolled to create nation’s largest Shopper Media Group

Australian technology that gathers real-time, location-aware customer data and behavioural insights in return for free high-speed wi-fi and an enhanced, tailored shopping centre experience has attracted a multimillion-dollar investment from Blue Sky Private Equity. Shopper Media Group, Australia’s fastest growing digital out-of-home (OOH) media business, was set up in 2015 by former oOh! Media executives […]

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SuiteBox launches world first e-signing functionality

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Global software provider of digital workspace technology SuiteBox has upgraded its software to allow for four-person meetings that, for the first time, enables the multi-party signing of documents in a secure cyber environment. Ian Dunbar, CEO of SuiteBox, said: “This new functionality allows for a meeting host and up to three participants to meet together […]

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Research shows ‘capability sourcing’ is disrupting super ecosystem

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New research by Parametric, a global investment manager, shows that the superannuation ecosystem is being redefined by a series of foundational, strategic business decisions called “capability sourcing” – what Parametric calls the “make or buy” decision. Raewyn Williams, Parametric’s Managing Director, Research, explains: “superannuation funds are making the most of a “push to pull” paradigm […]

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