AFA Bootcamp points to bright future

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As the inaugural Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) Communities of Practice Bootcamp (“Bootcamp”) kicks off, AFA National President Deborahh Kent says the Board is looking forward to around 50 practitioner members contributing to the professional body’s future activities. State and national leaders of Genxt, Inspire, Practitioners, Leaders Forum and the AFA Foundation are coming together […]

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OneVue and Proactive Portfolios launch new wave of model portfolios

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Proactive Portfolios and OneVue have launched a new range of model portfolios to include managed fund models. Proactive has launched five new managed fund model portfolios that use a Managed Investment Scheme (MIS) structure which takes a model portfolio and turns it into a product for advisers to use. The unique structure also uses OneVue […]

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Barry Lambert backs ‘roboadviser’ Ignition Wealth

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Financial services veteran Barry Lambert continues to drive for an increase in the efficiency of the financial advice industry. Following on from the success of his cloud based SMSF software company Class Limited, Lambert has recently invested in digital financial advice leader Ignition Wealth. “I have long believed that the only thing guaranteed in financial […]

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AUSTOCK Life expands popular Vanguard Tax-Paid Range

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Austock Life announces the expansion of its Imputation Bond’s popular Vanguard Indexed range by adding three new investment menu options. Investors now have a comprehensive range of seven menu portfolios that invest into Vanguard underlying funds. “The menu’s expanded indexed range is in response to increased interest and uptake in the passive manager, lower-cost funds […]

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Mantra buys a bit of Blue Sky on the Gold Coast

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Blue Sky Private Real Estate has sold the management rights to Southport Central on the Gold Coast to Mantra Group for an undisclosed sum. Since entering the accommodation market in 2013, Blue Sky Private Real Estate has enjoyed rapid growth in property management rights, amassing more than 2,000 rooms across Australia. Blue Sky Private Real […]

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Schroders’ highly successful Real Return strategy now available on the ASX

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Leading global investment manager Schroders has launched its first direct-to-consumer managed fund on the ASX, bringing its highly successful multi-asset real return strategy to a broader range of Australian investors. The Schroder Real Return Fund (Managed Fund) ASX:GROW is based on Schroders’ successful Real Return CPI Plus 5% fund – which at 31 July 2016 […]

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Synchron advisers express interest in investment solutions

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Less than two months since launch, almost one in four Synchron advisers who has seen the Valant Capital investment solutions offer, has expressed interest. Valant Capital is a new company created to provide leading platform, investment and insurance solutions to Synchron advisers. Valant Capital is the distributor of the High Wrap Investment Account, Superannuation Account […]

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IPO market delivers strong gains in July

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The Australian Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) market delivered strong gains in July, with the average monthly return from the nine companies listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) striking 15.7%, outperforming the S&P/ASX 200 by 9.4 per cent, according to a new report, the OnMarket July IPO Report 2016. A total $995.7 million was raised […]

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Australian Unity selected to deliver world-leading health precinct in Brisbane’s Herston Quarter

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Australian Unity is set to create a global benchmark for health precincts after the Queensland Government confirmed it as the preferred tenderer for the $1.1 billion Herston Quarter project in Brisbane. Australian Unity plans to develop and then take an ongoing role in an integrated health, ageing and research precinct in the Herston Quarter, which would […]

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Rubik appoints Head of Institutional Sales

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Australian listed fintech, Rubik Financial (ASX:RFL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Meogrossi as Head of Institutional Sales. Meogrossi joins from Bravura Solutions where as Head of Account Management he was part of Bravura’s Asia Pacific Sales team and responsible for the Australian and South African territories. Other position have included Client Relationship […]

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