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Matt Whineray: Active versus passive investment

17 April 2017 One of the topics brought up in recent debates about the New Zealand Superannuation Fund is the difference between active and passive investment. More>  

The Bill for HIdden Private Equity Fees: $4bn

17 April 2017

Institutional Investor: As public pension plans in the U.S. increasingly invest in private equity and other alternatives, funds may be paying more than $4 billion annually in unreported fees, according to Pew Charitable Trusts. More>  

FMA Consultation released: Improving financial information in an equity PDS

12 April 2017

The FMA intends to issue guidance for equity issuers on how to disclose financial information in product disclosure statements (PDS) in a clear, concise and effective manner. It says the guidance will be used as a key reference point for its work and updated as necessary. More>  

Study finds investors can win with average active global share funds… there’s just one catch

3 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: A new study has found backing just average active global equity funds managers can pay off – but only for institutional investors. More>

KiwiSaver growth up despite investment loss

20 March 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: KiwiSaver funds under management (FUM) broke through the $38 billion level in the December quarter, fueled entirely by member contributions, according to the latest data from Australian research house Strategic Insight (SI). More>

Managers not earning their keep

6 March 2017

Institutional Investor: Does the amount investors pay asset managers reflect the value they deliver? More than a third (37 percent) of global investors would say no, based on data from the 2016 global survey by the Investor Intelligence Network (IIN). More>

NZX open to third-party distribution deals to fuel KiwiSaver, ETF growth

20 February 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The NZX would consider partnering with other entities – including advisory groups – to market its SuperLife KiwiSaver scheme, according to the group’s interim chief, Mark Peterson.  More>

Milford's Brian Gaynor to step down

17 February 2017

On 1 April, Brian will hand over his Portfolio Manager duties and focus on his role as Head of Investments. He will continue to be responsible for the ongoing development of the Milford investment team and will maintain oversight of all of Milford’s funds. More>

Fund manager finalists named

15 February 2017

 2016 was a good year for New Zealand fund managers, Morningstar’s director of research ratings says, as the research house releases its finalists for its Fund Manager of the Year awards. More>

IRD stands firm on boutique fee GST position

13 February 2017

NZ boutique fund managers have all but given up hope of winning the long-running dispute on the GST treatment of fees after the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) confirmed its commitment to zero-rating last week. More>