Letters to the editor
June 2019
Editorial
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Editorial

Leadership and tough decisions at Juukan Gorge

Values and value are both at play in the investment world's reaction to Rio Tinto's destruction of 46,000-year-old Indigenous caves at the Juukan Gorge.
Editorial

Super mergers: Are we missing the point?

Despite the insinuated negativity around superannuation's lack of innovation, I believe that there is an ambition to innovate. And it is through this lens that I feel we need to challenge the status quo on mergers.
Analysis
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Analysis

AMP Wealth’s survival chances: Advice execs weigh in

The majority of advice executives from a cross section of the industry believe AMP’s wealth arm is beyond help, but not all. “They have the scale to come out successful but it's not going to be the way it looks today,” one said. “I don’t think you can say they won’t right the ship.”
Analysis

The great reset: An industry emerges from crisis

Unprecedented quickly became the description de jure for what was happening all around between March and May this year as superannuation was drawn on, funds were tested and central banks through everything including the kitchen sink at the problem - Professional Planner reflects on the year that was.
Analysis

M&A strategy: Don’t overpay for synergies

Buyers paying 2.5 times recurring revenue for a client book in 2020 are probably getting a raw deal, unless their EBIT margin is greater than 35 per cent. In part one of a three part series, Paul Barrett cautions buyers to get real about synergies benefits to avoid overpaying.
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Tahn Sharpe is a Sydney-based financial services journalist with a background in financial planning. He writes on advice, superannuation, investment, banking and insurance issues, is a certified SMSF Adviser and holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning. Contact at [email protected]
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