December 28, 2014

Source: CISCO

Democratisation and the Internet of Everything

(source: CISCO) By Greg Bright The two big drivers of the superannuation industry, along with many industries throughout the world, next year and beyond are rising consumer empowerment alongside increasingly rapid advances in technology. Business now is as much about

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Rob Keavney

Vale Robert Keavney: a leading light

(Pictured: Rob Keavney) Rob Keavney, a leading light in Australia’s financial planning industry for many years, has died after a long illness. An enthusiastic commentator and industry participant, the business Keavney and his wife Glenese started, which became Centric Wealth, is

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Whitney Drayton

Artisan Partners to open Australian office

(Pictured: Whitney Drayton) Artisan Partners, a US-based global manager, will open an Australian office next month. It has employed its former third-party marketer in Australia and New Zealand, Whitney Drayton, as a full-time executive to run the office in Sydney. Drayton

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Justin Burman

Aussie alternative managers still to react to AIFMD

(Pictured: Justin Burman) Australian alternative managers who market their capabilities in Europe, such as infrastructure, private equity and real estate specialists, need to comply with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). A number are yet to do so, according to

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George Walker

Neuberger completes full staff ownership

(Pictured: George Walker) Senior staff at Neuberger Berman, the New York-based global manager, have completed their full acquisition of the firm – a process which commenced in 2011 after the Lehman Bros ‘estate’ agreed to sell its 48 per cent holding.

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The challenge with Aussie shares – Morningstar

This is our last investment outlook report focusing on 2015 – we promise. It’s from Morningstar, which should be – at least in theory – dispassionate about its views. In a nutshell: Australian shares present a challenge for investors next

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