INSIGHTS

ASSET CONSULTANTS

Speed bumps loom for super funds

Pension funds are coming under renewed pressure as they grapple with the sheer complexity that comes with massive growth, says Frontier chief Andrew Polson.

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

Care Super's Julie Lander wins top award

CareSuper chief executive Julie Lander has won FEAL's top award for making an outstanding contribution to the fund and the super industry.

SUPER FUNDS

Super fund focus to shift to retirement products

Super funds start to get serious about retirement income products.

SUPER FUNDS

Super funds have role to play in fixing housing stress

Government backing makes affordable housing initiative viable for super funds.

SUPER FUNDS

Thadeus McCrindle: Extra efforts to stay contrarian

Sandhurst Trustees investment chief Thadeus McCrindle explains why his investment style relies heavily on tactical allocation.

ASSET CONSULTANTS

Mercer's David Knox: The problem with choice

Mercer senior partner David Knox discusses overhauling the performance test for choice products.

SUPER FUNDS

AustralianSuper: Behind its turbocharged recruitment

Building the expertise for global real estate and infrastructure is a priority for AustralianSuper as it brings half of its assets in-house.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

Crestone: Offshore rivals poised to swoop on local wealth firms

Crestone chief executive Michael Chisholm expects global private wealth firms to swoop on local players given the growth of wealthy Australians.

SUPER FUNDS

1 July significant inflection point for super funds

The retirement income covenant implementation represents a seismic shift for the industry.

INVESTMENT MANAGERS

ETF Securities to focus on expansion following acquisition by Mirae

Mirae Asset Global Investments and its subsidiary Global X ETFs have acquired local exchange traded product outfit ETF Securities.