ANZ enables online charity donations through acquisition of Shout

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ANZ has announced it had completed the acquisition of Shout for Good Pty Ltd, a company which has developed a digital fundraising platform that enables individuals to donate money to over 150 charities. ANZ CEO Global Wealth Joyce Phillips said: “Our customers are increasingly interested in charitable giving and they’re also turning to mobile devices […]

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ANZ launches A$750 million ANZ Capital Notes 3 Offer

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Open to Australian investors; expected margin of between 3.6% and 3.8% p.a. above bank bill swap rate ANZ announced that it intends to issue ANZ Capital Notes 3 to raise A$750 million with the ability to increase or decrease the size of the offer. The offer is expected to open on 5 February 2015 and […]

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ANZ appoints Carole Berndt as Managing Director of Global Transaction Banking

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ANZ last week announced Carole Berndt has been appointed Managing Director Global Transaction Banking reporting to CEO International and Institutional Banking Andrew Géczy.  Ms Berndt is currently the Global Head of Transaction Services at Royal Bank of Scotland based in the United Kingdom, a role she has held since October 2013. Prior to this, she was […]

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ANZ completes sale of Trustees to Equity Trustees

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ANZ yesterday announced it has completed the sale of ANZ Trustees Limited to Equity Trustees Limited. As part of the agreement, ANZ formed a new strategic relationship with Equity Trustees involving a range of client referral and service arrangements. ANZ also retained its Philanthropic Advice, Estate Planning, Investment Management and Alternative Investment capabilities. ANZ CEO […]

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ANZ significantly enhances OneCare Express – New underwriting engine reduces application process by up to half the time

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ANZ has announced new technology and process enhancements to OnePath’s OneCare Express offering, as it continues to evolve its superior life insurance solution that meets adviser’s and their clients’ insurance needs. Gerard Kerr, ANZ Head of Life Insurance said: “We are continuing to enhance OnePath’s OneCare Express to make it more efficient and faster for […]

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ANZ “GAYTMs” out and proud in support of diversity

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Thousands of rhinestones, facial hair and vibrant colours – not what you’re normally on the look out for when you’re hunting down an ATM. But for the duration of Sydney’s world famous Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, ANZ has glammed up its ATM fleet in celebration of diversity and inclusion. ANZ has commissioned artists to […]

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ANZ executes strategic alliance with leading Swiss bank Vontobel

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ANZ yesterday announced the formalisation of its strategic alliance with leading Swiss private bank, Vontobel, with the signing of a Co-operation Agreement that will enable ANZ to offer its private clients a distinct proposition through exposure to Vontobel’s differentiated investment and product expertise. Set for an initial period of five years, the alliance with Vontobel will provide ANZ’s […]

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ANZ to launch digital Self-Managed Super Fund

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ANZ to sell Super Concepts to Super IQ as part of strategic partnership ANZ yesterday announced the launch of its new digital solution for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) as a further step in its strategy to create simpler and more convenient ways for customers to better engage with their wealth. ANZ CEO Global Wealth Joyce Phillips […]

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ANZ appoints Kerri Thompson as Managing Director Bancassurance and Customer Experience

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ANZ today announced the appointment of Kerri Thompson to the new position of Managing Director Bancassurance and Customer Experience, ANZ Wealth, reporting to ANZ Global Wealth CEO Joyce Phillips. Mrs Thompson is a career banker with more than 30 years’ experience in financial services in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Commenting on the appointment, Global Wealth CEO […]

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Darren Whereat appointed new Head of RI Advice

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ANZ yesterday announced the appointment of Darren Whereat to the role of Head of RI Advice Group (RI, formerly RetireInvest). Commenting on the appointment, Neil Younger, ANZ’s Head of Aligned Licensees, said: “Darren will be responsible for leading an experienced regional management team that is focused on driving even greater growth for RI, building on […]

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