November 20, 2023
The anticipation is for a moderation in the number of IFA firms selling to Consolidators in 2023. Strategic buyers, aligning their offerings with the more comprehensive requirements of selling adviser-owners, are likely to experience a renewed influx in their prospect pipelines.
November 13, 2023
Australia’s latent demand for financial advice is worth over A$2.2bn annually. Meeting this demand would have a profound impact on the lives of millions of Australians but requires bold policy resets.
August 1, 2023
Industry funds’ dominance of Australia’s retirement system is widely acknowledged, though their infiltration of the HNW segment has stayed largely under the radar. This poses new challenges for retail competitors.
March 13, 2023
The recommendations of the Quality of Advice Review would force large institutions back to the table on advice, re-define digital advice models and have significant flow-on implications for customer-facing channels.
November 30, 2022
The underlying competitive advantages enjoyed by banks, coupled with changing regulatory settings could combine to enable the previously unthinkable, the (sensible) return of Australian banks to retail advice.
September 27, 2022
There’s been a lot said over the past few years about “rise of the (superannuation) titans”. ‘The Titans’, having now well and truly risen, and with the contributing industry and regulatory conditions generally well understood, we thought it worth a discussion on what comes next.