RECENT MOVES

SUPER FUNDS

Rest hires ops specialist

Brett Backhouse has landed at Rest as the super fund's head of trade execution.

INSURANCE PROVIDERS

Avant Mutual hires from AIA

Craig Lamb has been appointed chief investment officer at Avant Mutual, joining from AIA Australia.

ASSET CONSULTANTS

Frontier bolsters real assets team

Frontier has recruited a property specialist to augment its real assets team.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Macquarie AM hires EMEA specialist

Macquarie AM has appointed a London-based specialist to support its energy franchise.

SUPER FUNDS

Funds SA appoints assistant PM

Funds SA has appointed Elizabeth Paine as an assistant portfolio manager.

SUPER FUNDS

Cbus adds LUCRF exec to team

Cbus Super has added Antony Thow to the executive team as group executive brand, growth, and product.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Acadian promotes sales head

Acadian AM has appointed Gillian Savage CEO replacing Andrew Hair who will step down after 10 years.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Goldman Sachs beefs up leveraged finance arm

Goldman Sachs has hired Colin Mathews to run leveraged finance in Australia and NZ.

Andrew Lally
FINANCIAL SERVICES

Partners Wealth adds investment specialist

Partners Wealth has hired Andrew Lally to run the group's wholesale investment arm.

Mark England
BANKS

Citi Australia adds to local markets team

Mark England joins as head of the local securities services business along with Mark Woodruff who is head of markets.

Christopher Taylor
SUPER FUNDS

BUSSQ Super appoints chair

Christopher Taylor is the new chair of BUSSQ.

Hugh Humphrey
DEALER GROUPS

CountPlus names chief executive

CountPlus has named Hugh Humphrey as chief executive and

Bruce Tomlinson
SUPER FUNDS

Alternatives guru departs ART

Bruce Tomlinson has left his job as a senior portfolio manager at the Australian Retirement Trust.

Sue Wang
INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Mercer names interim portfolio head

Mercer has appointed Sue Wang as interim head of portfolio management.

SERVICE

ClearBridge Infrastructure funds upgraded

Zenith upgrades ClearBridge funds

SERVICE

REST makes it easier to split super

Rest introduces super splitting initiative.

PRODUCT

Cryptocurrency ETFs to launch

ETF Securities is about to launch the first crypto ETFs in Australia.

SERVICE

SS&C looks to combine capabilities for super funds

Global fintech SS&C Technologies plans to bring together its super administration and investment operation capabilities to offer a combined solution to funds.

PRODUCT

HSBC launches Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund

HSBC Asset Management has hired a new team and launched its first Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund.

PRODUCT

Nucleus Wealth introduces direct indexing

Australian investment fund Nucleus Wealth has launched a direct indexing service for Australian investors.