accounts

Hedge Funds

Andrew Fairley Q&A

Andrew Fairley, chair at Equipsuper and lawyer at DLA Piper, was one of the first in the legal profession to carve out a superannuation practice specialty after he identified a gap in advice to super funds. How did you move into the superannuation space as a lawyer? I got into superannuation in 1978 because I saw it as […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in the room […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in the room […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

Greg Bright As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

Greg Bright As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in […]
Administration

The 85 bps that buys you control over hedge funds

Managed accounts are costlier upfront for hedge fund investors than traditional unit trust structures. How­ever, a war story from the start of the credit crisis illustrates that the structure may save an investor from catastrophic losses in the long run. In August 2007, Paris-based Capital Fund Management informed investors in its Discus managed futures fund […]
Administration

The 85 bps that buys you control over hedge funds

Managed accounts are costlier upfront for hedge fund investors than traditional unit trust structures. How­ever, a war story from the start of the credit crisis illustrates that the structure may save an investor from catastrophic losses in the long run. In August 2007, Paris-based Capital Fund Management informed investors in its Discus managed futures fund […]
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