adviser

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 […]
Hedge Funds

Global consultants adapt to specialisation trend

The investment horizon for super funds has expanded far beyond the traditional asset classes of stocks and bonds. The proliferation of complex alternatives such as hedge funds and private equity is driving a trend towards specialisation in the investment consulting industry as consultants look to allocate research resources more effectively. KRISTEN PAECH reports.
Hedge Funds

Global consultants adapt to specialisation trend

The investment horizon for super funds has expanded far beyond the traditional asset classes of stocks and bonds. The proliferation of complex alternatives such as hedge funds and private equity is driving a trend towards specialisation in the investment consulting industry as consultants look to allocate research resources more effectively. KRISTEN PAECH reports.
Administration

Sharing of ‘commoditised’ tasks the key to managed fund STP

The flood of 16,000 faxes per day that continue to flow between wraps, custodians and funds mangers will only abate when industry leaders decide what tasks in managed fund transactions have become commoditised, and agree to centralise them. This is similar to what Australia’s banks decided years ago on cheque clearing, according to Ausmaq chief […]
Administration

Sharing of ‘commoditised’ tasks the key to managed fund STP

The flood of 16,000 faxes per day that continue to flow between wraps, custodians and funds mangers will only abate when industry leaders decide what tasks in managed fund transactions have become commoditised, and agree to centralise them. This is similar to what Australia’s banks decided years ago on cheque clearing, according to Ausmaq chief […]
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