Insights

Accelerating fund movement in wealth management

Monday 12th April 2021
Christian Westerlind Wigstrom
Christian Westerlind Wigstrom

Payments fintech Monoova helps businesses automate and scale large complex ongoing transaction flows. It has a significant role to play in the wealth management industry, according to chief executive officer Christian Westerlind Wigstrom. It already works with a number of firms in superannuation and believes its service has a lot to offer in terms of speeding up flows of funds.

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Using indigenous thinking to solve economic problems

Wednesday 7th April 2021
Kearney Group's Paul Kearney
Kearney Group's Paul Kearney

Senior lecturer in Indigenous Knowledge at Deakin University and author of Sand Talk, Tyson Yunkaporta, is working with chief executive officer of financial planning organisation Kearney Group, Paul Kearney, to research ways in which indigenous thinking and practices can be applied to solve some of the major economic problems of our time.

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Why CEOs misbehave

Thursday 18th March 2021
Rafe Consulting's Barry Rafe
Rafe Consulting's Barry Rafe

Boards need to consider giving chief executive officers and senior management more criteria around how they can meet their company’s espoused values if they want them to avoid questionable practices that harm the community and customers, according to Barry Rafe, principal at Rafe Consulting.

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What to do when you learn your company is facing a merger or acquisition

Thursday 18th March 2021
So you're being acquired...
So you're being acquired...

Following the announcement that QSuper and Sunsuper will merge and create the largest fund in Australia, there may well be trepidation around consolidation. One of the reasons to merge is to find efficiencies that come with scale, but that can mean job losses and restructuring. We asked some financial services specialist recruiters about what people should do first (aside from updating their CV) when they learn their company is facing a merger or acquisition.

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Super satisfaction on the rise

Thursday 10th December 2020
Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine
Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine

After months of falls due to Covid-19, superannuation fund satisfaction rose 0.6 per cent in October to 61 per cent, according to the latest Roy Morgan Superannuation Satisfaction Report, with self-managed superannuation fund trustees also recovering some of their mojo.

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