US based Ariel Investments forays in Sydney

Ian Webber, who was most recently country head and director of sales for Asia-Pacific at Artio Global Investors, will lead the business in the region, the firm said. Webber has 15 years of experience and has worked with firms such as JP Morgan Investment Management, Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup Asset Management and AXA Rosenberg Investment Management.  […]

Asian fund passport targeted for 2016 launch

Finance officials and regulators from the six Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members who are leading the development of the Asia Region Fund Passport have just concluded a week of meetings in Singapore to iron out the details of the proposal. The six countries are Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. “We […]

Northern Trust sets up sales and client service team in Australia

The firm said it has hired BlackRock’s former vice president, Shane Teunissen, as senior institutional sales manager.  Teunissen has more than 14 years of industry experience working across Australia and New Zealand.  In addition to Teunissen’s appointment, the firm has named Ann-Marie Garry as sales associate. She joined Northern Trust following its acquisition of Bank […]

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