Aussie retail investors set to benefit from global growth

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Award winning high-conviction equities manager Hyperion Asset Management (Hyperion), has yesterday announced that its latest fund, the Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Global Growth Fund) will be open to direct applications from retail investors. The Global Growth Fund was established in May 2014 with seed money from Hyperion’s investment team. It is run by Hyperion’s, long-standing, […]

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Payden Global Income Opportunities Fund takes a place in AMP North and Zenith model portfolios

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The Payden Global Income Opportunities Fund has been added as an investment option to the AMP North online platform and added as an option to the Zenith model portfolios. The Payden Global Income Opportunities Fund is distributed in the Australian market by Grant Samuel Funds Management and is designed to generate steady and dependable returns […]

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Markets continue to believe in Trump now the shock has receded

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Markets appear to have settled in the belief that Trump will be positive for US businesses, says Instreet managing director George Lucas. “Sectors such as construction and banks have done particularly well as investors expect the new president to deliver a surge in infrastructure spending and a lighter regulatory touch,” he says. “The possible economic […]

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2017 set to become year of migration as quality advisers continue to weigh up their licensing options

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Privately-owned national advice firm Fitzpatricks Private Wealth believes the New Year is shaping up as a watershed for the movement of high quality financial advisers into licensing arrangements better suited to objective based advice outcomes for clients. Fitzpatricks was a pioneer of fee-based advice services, and has long held objectives based advice as a fundamental […]

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AMP’s North wrap products hit $25 billion FUM

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AMP’s North wrap products, North and MyNorth have collectively hit $25 billion in funds under management (FUM), with AMP’s flagship wrap platform MyNorth reaching $4.4 billion FUM since its February 2016 launch. AMP Director of Superannuation Patricia Montague said MyNorth’s strong growth has been driven by its new and flexible investment menus giving customers greater […]

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Charter Hall launches new direct industrial fund to meet investor demand for income yield and resilient growth

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Charter Hall Group, one of Australia’s leading integrated property groups with $18 billion of assets under management, has announced the launch of its fourth Direct Industrial Fund (DIF4) which features a target income yield of 6.5%[1] plus capital growth. DIF4 will invest in a portfolio of high quality industrial property that is 99.8% occupied and has […]

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XTBs added to Macquarie digital wealth management platform OwnersAdvisory

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Reflecting the continued search for income in a low-yield environment by investors, in particular SMSFs, ‘XTBs’ have recently been added to OwnersAdvisory by Macquarie. The OwnersAdvisory platform offers custom advice across all standard asset classes; cash, fixed income, equities, commodities and alternatives, based on an investor’s personal profile, objectives and risk appetite. The inclusion of […]

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Neuberger Berman creates new senior role

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Neuberger Berman Australia has appointed Ben Canagasabey to the newly created role of senior manager – client operations and fund oversight. Angela Verco, head of client relationships at Neuberger Berman, said the position has been created as a result of business growth and the increasing regulatory and operational demands facing clients. “Neuberger Berman Australia’s AUM […]

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Blue Sky forms joint venture to invest in the world’s biggest student market

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The North American arm of Australia’s Blue Sky Alternative Investments (ASX:BLA) has formed a joint venture (JV) with the team behind Student Quarters, a specialist independent student housing investment manager with approximately 5,000 beds under management. Atlanta-headquartered Student Quarters focuses on investing in properties that are within walking distance from large public university campuses in […]

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BlackRock Australia streamlines delivery of service to clients by merging distribution teams and making new appointments

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BlackRock yesterday announced amalgamation of its institutional and retail distribution teams in Australia, along with six new appointments. The move will improve service to clients by streamlining delivery of the firm’s global investment capabilities and technology solutions. Taking on a newly expanded role, Jason Collins becomes Head of Client Business partnering with Head of iShares Jon […]

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