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Michael Blake appointed to run Centuria Life

24 April 2018

Specialist investment manager Centuria Capital Group (ASX: CNI) today announced the appointment of Michael Blake to Head of Centuria Life. Centuria Life is the company’s investment bond business, with more than $850 million in funds under management. Michael has been at Centuria since the beginning of 2016, serving as Head of Sales and Marketing. With

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Trusts are now in the Opposition’s sights – investors urged to consider alternatives

16 August 2017

“The recent tax hikes on contributions to super have significantly eroded the potential retirement savings of many Australians. Super isn’t necessarily the most tax-effective savings plan out there anymore.” These are the words of Neil Rogan, a specialist in investment management and General Manager – Investment Bonds Division at Centuria Life following the latest in a range

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Budget puts paid to tax friendly super strategies for the wealthy

18 May 2016

Investors urged to consider tax-effective investments outside of super Sydney, 18 May 2016: “The 2016 Federal Budget made it clear that the Government’s changes, if passed into legislation, will force wealthier investors to consider alternative investments to complement their super when it comes to structuring their finances and planning for retirement. Making additional contributions to

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Lonsec gives Centuria investment bonds the seal of approval

10 February 2016

Sydney, 10 February 2016: Ratings house Lonsec Research has rated four of Centuria Life Limited’s investment bonds ‘Investment Grade’. Based on rigorous analysis, this rating means that Lonsec has conviction the financial product can generate risk-adjusted returns in line with relevant objectives. The rating applies to the Australian Shares Bond, Balanced Bond, Growth Bond and

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New partnership gives advisers a step up in aged care advice

25 August 2015

Centuria Life, the investment bonds division of Centuria Capital, today announced a new initiative to support the delivery of expert financial advice in the complex and growing area of aged care. This is a partnership with Aged Care Steps, a specialist provider of aged care accreditation training for advisers. “There’s a lot of talk about

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Families can still take advantage of aged care rule changes

29 June 2015

Significant changes to the rules for aged care means-testing last year has major implications for those in aged care who still own their family home. For advisers, a thorough understanding of the new situation is essential for providing advice and outcomes for their clients. However, according to Neil Rogan, General Manager of Centuria Life, one

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Centuria Life bolsters team to support rapid growth

15 June 2015

Centuria Life, the Investment Bonds division of Centuria Capital, has appointed Jason Lien in the newly created role of Business Development Manager, to support demand from advisers in the Victoria/Tasmania/South Australia region. The appointment, effective 9th June 2015, is in line with Centuria’s growth strategy for the Investment Bond Business and was driven by the

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Boutiques seize the opportunity to offer tax-effective investments

28 January 2015

Centuria Life has partnered with independent investment house, Mason Stevens, to create another bespoke product in its recently launched TaxAstute series – in this case, a credit bond. The Tax Astute series offers investment professionals a vehicle that combines the highly tax effective structure of a traditional insurance bond, with an underlying asset mix of

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Old school structure: New school of investing

1 December 2014

A tax effective investment to complement contributions to super and support longer-term investment goals A new, tax effective investment bond that combines an old-school investment vehicle with the best of modern investment thinking has been developed by Centuria Capital – and is already being speedily adopted by independent adviser groups seeking the best outcomes for

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School’s out – but the bills keep coming in

1 November 2014

Planning sooner will ease pain later, says investment manager Every year about this time, throngs of newly graduated “schoolies” kick up their heels to celebrate their newfound freedom in some exotic (and not so exotic) locales. While it’s a time of celebration for the youngsters, for parents, the worry about their child’s wellbeing at schoolies

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