MLC WEALTH

People & Products

Former MLC head of distribution, Rob Dassie, has returned to the firm in the financial advice arm of its life insurance business. ...

Financial planning

Insignia has exited its 45% stake in JANA as it progresses its simplification and transformation strategy, detailed in its quarterly results....

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Top 100

Money Management’s 2021 TOP Financial Planning Groups survey has confirmed that the number of financial advisers operating under the umbrellas of the largest groups has d...

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Financial planning

IOOF is planning to use the next three years to breakeven MLC Wealth and has turned its acquisition focus into an organic growth focus. ...

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People & Products

Colonial First State has hired Anthony Lane from MLC as its group chief risk officer as it continues its senior leadership appointments spree....

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Financial planning

With its acquisition of MLC Wealth, IOOF now has around 1,500 authorised representatives surpassing AMP’s 1,443. ...

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Financial planning

There is plenty of competition between dealer groups to take advantage of the uncertainty which has accompanied IOOF’s acquisition of MLC Wealth by recruiting attractive ...

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People & Products

Former Sunsuper chief executive, Scott Hartley, has been appointed the new chief executive of AMP Australia reporting to Francesco De Ferrari....

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Features

There is no lack of competition between licensees to attract good financial planning businesses, but Mike Taylor writes, the days of the deep pockets of the big banks are...

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Features

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian financial advisers were also witness to significant changes, writes Mike Taylor, not least with respect to AMP an...

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People & Products

Charles Smith, former MLC Wealth business growth manager, has been appointed national recruitment manager....

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Financial planning

Centrepoint Alliance is urging advice practices to consider long-term quality over short-term incentives as competition between the major dealer groups heats up in the wa...

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Financial planning

Independent financial advisers aligned with MLC Wealth will have access to up to $10,000 to help them transition to IOOF, but it is in no way a ‘sign-on bonus’ according ...

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Financial planning

The exodus continues among financial advisers offset in a small way by a modest but growing number of provisional advisers. ...

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Financial planning

As platform migrations and consolidation occur, new data is pointing to a still small but growing number of advisers choosing to use industry funds. ...

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