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It was only a matter of time until Wilson Asset Management joined the global LIC space. They've just launched their latest IPO, WAM Global Limited, raising up to $550m. The offer is open until 8 June 2018. We take a look. [More]

Gryphon Capital Investments are currently raising up to $350m for their new Listed Investment Trust (LIT), Gryphon Capital Income Trust (GCI). GCI is a fixed income focused product with monthly distributions. We take a brief look. [More]

For most investors, super is a significant source of their wealth. More investors are looking to take more control of their super, including investing in ETFs and LICs. Today we have a look at the funds that allow you to invest in these investments. [More]

VanEck joins Ethical ETF realm with ESGI

ETF Watch - Mar 27, 2018

One of the emerging themes in investing is the desire for many investors to invest in line with their own ethical beliefs. VanEck recently launched the VanEck Vectors MSCI International Sustainable Equity ETF (ESGI). We take a look at the fund. [More]

The Australian Labor Party last week announced changes to the dividend imputation system if they win the next election. This will impact many low tax paying investors, particularly LIC investors. We have a look at how LICs would be affected. [More]

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Fidelity to launch active ETFs

Financial Standard - Apr 26, 2018

Fidelity International will be launching a range of active ETFs in the Australian market as part of a move to make active management "frictionless" for investors. Speaking to Financial Standard, Fidelity Australia managing director Alva Devoy said... [Link]

The IPO this week of L1 Capital's Long Short Fund virtually gives L1 Capital founders and joint CIOs Mark Landau and Rafi Lamm a licence to print money, thanks to the outsized fund's equally hefty management fees. [Link]

Wilson Asset Management founder Geoff Wilson says he will resist the temptation to super-size his new listed investment company WAM Global. WAM Global, which will lodge its prospectus with the corporate regulator on Monday, will be WAM's first... [Link]

Royal Commission to boost ETFs: VanEck

Financial Standard - Apr 20, 2018

A $1.4 billion ETF manager believes growth in the sector will soar as the Royal Commission hears evidence on the conflicts of interest within vertically-integrated institutions. An increasing number of financial advisers have been using ETFs to... [Link]

Investment performance might ebb and flow like the tide, but fees are as certain as death and taxes. This truth – enabled by advances in data processing – has underpinned the rise of cheaper ways of investing over the past decade. We have seen... [Link]

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