August 2, 2015

Andrea Slattery

SMSFs struggling to decide on surplus cash

Andrea Slattery  SMSFs are wrestling with the same dilemma that big super funds are wrestling with: what to do with their rising pile of cash? More of it, according to the annual survey of the SMSF Association, is going into

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Drew Wilson

Fundhost recruits joint chief executive

Drew Wilson Funds manager servicing company Fundhost Ltd has recruited Drew Wilson back to the firm as joint chief executive, alongside founder Anne Ridgway. He had previously spent about three years with Fundhost as a business development manager. Wilson, an

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Anne-Maree O'Connor

NZ’s top 16 funds and managers form governance body

Anne-Maree O’Connor A new corporate governance alliance between New Zealand’s largest institutional investors was launched last week with 16 member organisations, representing about 15 per cent of the NZ share market. The Corporate Governance Forum (CGF) is being chaired by

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Simon Cox

BNY Mellon paints a rosy picture instead of gloom

Simon Cox   “Our scenario is ambitious but I don’t think it’s crazy,” says Simon Cox, the investment strategist for BNY Mellon Investment Management in Asia Pacific. He made an interesting case for global optimism, last week, in a series of

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Mark Warminger

Regulator sues NZ manager in market-rigging claim

Mark Warminger New Zealand’s financial regulator has launched civil proceedings against Milford Asset Management (MAM) portfolio manager, Mark Warminger, on alleged market manipulation charges. In a statement issued last week, the Financial Markets Authority said it would be seeking “pecuniary

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