Mergers in the super industry are likely to continue unabated amid regulatory changes and demographic shifts according to Aware’s executive consultant, corporate development, Michael Dundon.
Stewart HawkinsSeptember 17, 2021
Many funds will find there will exist a surprising degree of portfolio flexibility in a post YFYS world, according to new research.
David BellSeptember 8, 2021
It can be well argued that diverting investment earnings is so patently unfair to the departing member that it breaches the trust law and legislative obligations to act fairly towards members and exposes trustees to a claim by affected members for compensation, Noel Davis writes.
Noel DavisSeptember 6, 2021
Vision Super’s recently appointed first female chair, Lisa Darmanin, says the reasons women lag men in the size of their retirement nest eggs has more to do with broad systemic issues than it does necessarily with the superannuation system itself.
Stewart HawkinsAugust 25, 2021
Aware engaged consulting firm McKinsey to conduct a process which included discussions and comparisons with pension and sovereign funds around the world as part of constructing its five-year strategy which it delivered to its board in March.
Matthew SmithMay 18, 2021
Funds have already begun to start removing or making plans to start removing occupational exclusions in advance of a review flagged by Treasury in its latest YFYS regs reveal.
Matthew SmithAugust 16, 2021
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The six-plus page Treasury consultation paper is clearly aimed at ACSI which is the only proxy organisation that is a membership organisation whose members are super funds, Davidson highlights.
Stewart HawkinsMay 10, 2021
Industry and regulation
The performance test environment will focus smaller and medium sized funds on existing member outcomes over organic growth strategies, making merger discussions even more prevalent in this category, Vasyl Nair predicts.
Matthew SmithSeptember 1, 2021
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Responsible investing is not about divesting companies with poor ESG ratings according to Mercer’s Kylie Willment, it’s about engaging for change and intervening by using shareholder votes if necessary.
Stewart HawkinsAugust 5, 2021