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Investment Strategy

Advisers gain access to direct investment options

Industry superannuation fund members have gained the ability to appoint a financial adviser to manage their superannuation and invest on their behalf, using the UBS Direct to Member platform. In a move that sees the industry and corporate super funds more closely replicate the benefits and features of a self-managed superannuation fund, members can appoint […]
Governance

HOSTPLUS to offer “soft merger” platform

HOSTPLUS is inviting smaller funds to join them in a “soft merger” by giving access to its investments in a pooled superannuation trust. The fund is building a platform, which it hopes to have ready by the end of the year, that will give other fund and SMSFs access to each investment on a unit […]
Custody

Consolidating reporting systems

Organisations using legacy platforms will struggle to meet market and regulatory requirements, and should consider an investment book of record, according to one technology provider. “When organisations are still using a legacy platform, they are forced to build and develop satellite systems, all sorts of different systems to try and move with the evolving requirements,” […]
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