OneVue’s mFund capabilities expand Allan Gray distribution

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OneVue’s mFund Settlement Service capabilities will be leveraged by a fund services client for the first time. Allan Gray, an existing OneVue outsourced unit registry client, is expanding its distribution and making the Allan Gray Australia Equity Fund and Allan Gray Australia Opportunity Fund available via mFund. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) launched mFund in […]

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Registrations open for the new and improved ASX Sharemarket Game

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For more than 30 years, Australians beginning their share investing journey have chosen the ASX Sharemarket Game as a way to become familiar with the sharemarket, while more experienced investors have used the Game to test various strategies. This year the Game is being sponsored by ‘Grow by ANZ’, and has been rebuilt from top to bottom. […]

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Report finds many ASX200 companies failing to comply with ASX gender diversity reporting recommendations

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78% of ASX200 companies’ gender diversity reporting is perfunctory or worse, according toBlackRock. BlackRock’s review of the 2013 annual reports of companies included in the Standard & Poor’s/ ASX200 stockmarket index has ranked 3% of disclosures surrounding gender diversity as ‘excellent’, 19% as ‘good’ and the others perfunctory, poor or generally non-disclosing. This investigation is […]

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Oxera global cost benchmarking of ASX’s post-trade equity services

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ASX has released the Oxera Global cost benchmarking of cash equity clearing and settlement services report. ASX Clear and ASX Settlement commissioned Oxera, a leading independent European economics consultancy, to benchmark the costs of using ASX’s cash equity post-trading (clearing and settlement) services against the costs of using the services provided by financial market infrastructure […]

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Blue Sky raises $60 million for Australia’s first alternatives LIC

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Strong investor interest has seen Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited raise more than $60 million in an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its Alternatives Access Fund, exceeding the minimum subscription level of $50 million. The new Listed Investment Company (LIC), set to debut on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: BAF) on Monday 16 June, will […]

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Bentham Funds to be available on ASX mFund Settlement Service

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Boutique global credit investment manager, Bentham Asset Management, has announced that two of its key funds, the Bentham Global Income Fund and Bentham Syndicated Loan Fund, will be available via the ASX’s newly launched mFund Settlement Service. ASX mFund Settlement Service is a new electronic processing service that allows investors to use a participating ASX […]

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ASX launches new managed funds settlement service

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ASX has  officially launched its new managed funds settlement service – mFund. The launch was hosted at Exchange Square in Sydney by ASX Managing Director and CEO, Elmer Funke Kupper, with guest speaker John Brogden, Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services Council. mFund – through which the first transaction took place on Tuesday between APN Funds […]

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OneVue purchases MAP Funds Management

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Wholesale SMSF solutions provider OneVue has purchased super trustee MAP Funds Management, a move OneVue has described as a strategic transaction ahead of its proposed listing on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) this year. MAP chief executive Jenni Erbel said MAP and OneVue have been collaborating on the development of various products and investment options […]

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OneVue embraces new managed funds service

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The ASX’s new managed funds settlement service will transform the market as it will ultimately reduce administration costs and make it far easier for SMSF investors to participate directly in the managed funds space, according to OneVue. OneVue chief executive Connie Mckeage said OneVue, which specialises in providing digital SMSF solutions to a range of […]

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ASX to launch a new managed funds settlement service

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ASX has received regulatory clearance to launch its new managed funds settlement solution – mFund Settlement Service. It will be launched in the first half of this calendar year following the completion of customer connectivity. mFund has been developed for investors, brokers and fund managers to improve the timeliness and reduce the costs associated with investing in […]

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