The long-running project has been shelved after a devastating Accenture report cited multiple areas of concern. ASIC chair Joe Longo said the ASX “failed to demonstrate appropriate control”.
It was clearly an incredibly tough beginning of the year for advisers and consultants building multi-asset portfolios.
The exodus of financial advisers from the industry is set to continue into 2022, according to research undertaken by Adviser Ratings, who in partnership with Vanguard Investments, released their Adviser Landscape report last week.
According to a new report from EY, How will you reframe the future of advice if today’s client is changing?, the global market for wealth advice is poised for transformation, with a blend of people and technology delivering financial advice, but technology must be targeted and explained to clients in order to be successfully introduced….
The team at Loomis Sayles has released a research note advising investors to prepare for the transition from pandemic to endemic. Every time a new Covid variant is born, the market is hit with fear and uncertainty as investors brace for the potential economic impact. Loomis Sayles says, “it’s important to pay attention to new…
HUB24 (ASX:HUB) and Class (ASX:CL1) – Class shares are on the rise today, up 62.98 per cent, on the back of a takeover bid by platform giant HUB24. The binding Scheme Implementation Deed (SID) proposes that HUB24 will acquire 100% of the shares in Class by way of a scheme of arrangement Scheme consideration for…
Complii (ASX.CF1) – Last week, the web-based compliance solution platform bought private-company trading platform PrimaryMarkets, as a complementary business. Complii’s platform is used by stockbrokers and advisers to help automate the checking and processing compliance obligations needed to fulfill and protect their AFSL regulatory and compliance obligations. PrimaryMarkets, on the other hand, operates a secondary…
The growth and sophistication of the wealth management market is attracting new interest from formerly institutional providers. Now bfinance, a global manager search and research consultant, has entered the wealth space, including in Australia. bfinance, a London-based privately owned business established in 1999, has completed its first survey of wealth management companies, the results of…
Pinnacle Investment Management (Pinnacle) a multi-affiliate investment management firm with over $89 billion in assets under management has acquired Winston Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Winston Capital Partners was founded by Stephen Robertson and Andrew Fairweather who had been working alongside Pinnacle for several years in the distribution of the Coolabah Capital suite of…