Kapstream teams up with Bill Gross at Janus

02-Jul-2015|By Wouter Klijn

US-based asset manager Janus Capital Group has acquired a 51 per cent interest in global fixed income boutique Kapstream Capital. Kapstream was backed by Challenger’s boutique asset management business Fidante, which owned 25 per cent in t.. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

02-Jul-2015

The merger between Towers Watson and Ireland-domiciled insurance broker Willis Group came as somewhat of a surprise, as all eyes were directed at Towers Watson’s continued expansion of its funds management activiti.. Read More

State Super goes overweight global equities

02-Jul-2015

SAS Trustee Corporation (State Super) has decided to go overweight international equities in its $8 billion pooled fund, after an annual review of its investment strategy. “With the end of the super commodity .. Read More

Concerns over independence time frame

02-Jul-2015

The draft legislation on the requirement for independent directors on superannuation boards may have been a long time coming, but the industry is concerned about the relatively short period that has been proposed to impl.. Read More

Defence force gets choice of super

02-Jul-2015

Members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) will be allowed to exercise choice of superannuation fund following the creation of a new default scheme. The federal government last week introduced legislation establi.. Read More

TH Real Estate sees growth of local business

02-Jul-2015

Property investment manager TH Real Estate plans to lift the number of staff in its Australian office to more than 20 from the current eight, as the business eyes real estate debt investments. TH Real Estate head of.. Read More

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