Michael Dwyer joins Bennelong boards

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Industry veteran Michael Dwyer AM has been appointed as a non-executive director to the boards of Bennelong Funds Management Ltd and its parent company Bennelong Funds Management Group Pty Ltd, effective from 1 December. Mr Dwyer has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, including as chief executive officer of First

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2021 outlook strong, but COVID-19 remains the wildcard

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Developments in the United States with Biden’s presidency, and the status of the COVID-19 vaccine globally, will have a key influence on markets in 2021, and there is quiet optimism with long-term investment themes and insights remaining intact, according to Bennelong boutiques Kardinia Capital, 4D Infrastructure and Quay Global Investors. Kardinia Capital portfolio manager, Kristiaan

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New appointment for Bennelong to support growth in institutional distribution

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Bennelong Funds Management has appointed Eric Finnell to the role of institutional distribution executive as the company focuses on growing its domestic and offshore institutional capability. Mr Finnell was previously at Fisher Investments, most recently as co-head of institutional business development and client services for Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia. Before this, he was

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Senior appointments at Bennelong Funds Management and BennBridge UK

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Bennelong Funds Management has made two senior appointments in its Australian and UK businesses. In the UK, BennBridge has appointed Doug Stewart as chief executive officer. The newly-created CEO role replaces the previous chief operating officer role which was held by Greg Thomas, who helped launch BennBridge UK in late 2016. Mr Thomas has taken up

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BennBridge to launch fourth boutique partner

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Bennelong Funds Management’s UK arm BennBridge is launching a new boutique asset management business, Skerryvore Asset Management, in partnership with well-known emerging markets equities manager Glen Finegan. The boutique will be based in BennBridge’s office in Edinburgh. BennBridge also has offices in London and New York. Craig Bingham, CEO of Bennelong and BennBridge, said: “Glen

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Bennelong senior promotions reflect global focus

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Bennelong Funds Management has announced the appointment of two senior promotions which will serve to strengthen the firm’s global positioning and boost its client capabilities. Ella Tassi has been promoted to the role of chief marketing officer, with Nicole Hammond taking on the newly-created head of client experience position. Both appointments – effective immediately –

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BennBridge UK to launch third boutique

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Bennelong Funds Management’s UK subsidiary BennBridge is launching a third boutique asset management business, BambuBlack, through a strategic partnership with UK financial and professional services firm Smith & Williamson. BambuBlack will offer two Asian equities funds focusing on growth and income. Both funds are currently offered by Smith & Williamson and managed by Ms Jane

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Bennelong opens BennBridge office in New York

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Bennelong Funds Management has expanded into the United States via a new subsidiary, BennBridge US, with plans to distribute a number of its existing investment funds to institutional investors, similar to its strategy in Australia and the United Kingdom. BennBridge US has appointed Barbara Safranek as president, who will head up the company’s newly established

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New appointment for Bennelong to support business growth in Queensland

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Bennelong Funds Management has appointed Carl McMinn to the newly created role of Associate Account Director, Investments as Bennelong continues to build its investment sales team. Mr McMinn will be based in Brisbane and report to Jodie Saw, Account Director, Investments, supporting the needs of advisers in Queensland. Mr McMinn has over 10 years of

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Tellworth Investments launches UK Smaller Companies Fund

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Tellworth Investments LLP, a BennBridge boutique, is launching the LF Tellworth UK Smaller Companies Fund, which will be led by experienced investment duo Paul Marriage and John Warren. BennBridge is the UK-based subsidiary of Bennelong Funds Management. The Fund, a UK OEIC which launches in November, is a continuation of the investment strategy that Paul

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