The Your Future Your Super reforms have created challenges for absolute return funds. This session covered the impact from the suggested benchmarking to passive indices reforms and the unintended consequences. It looked at how industry is facing into these challenges and what the path ahead for the asset class looks like.
Travis Schoenleber, Managing director, head of hedge funds Australia and New Zealand, Cambridge Associates
Kylie Willment, Chief investment officer, Mercer
Courtney Wilder, Head of alternative investment research, JANA
Chair: David Bell, Executive director, The Conexus Institute
Investor response: Kevin Wan Lum, Chief investment officer, Energy Super