alistair barker


Rethinking retiree investment risks

Some of the leading thinkers in superannuation investing met up in Melbourne with two representatives of Wellington Management to discuss how good the industry is at investing for retirement. They were set five questions to answer. What does your retirement offering look like and how much do you expect to evolve? It is rare to […]
Hedge Funds

Super funds reveal merger motivations

Building scale and operational capability, and new regulations are driving the desire for more superannuation fund mergers, according to a recent report by State Street. The paper, ‘Super fund mergers: Benefits, challenges and keys for success’ features a roundtable debate with representatives from institutional super funds Prime Super, AustralianSuper and Media Super, and is contained […]
Hedge Funds

Super fund mergers: benefits, challenges and keys for success

This article is drawn from a State Street paper, ‘Evolving superannuation funds for the future’, which explores the challenges facing the industry today and how it is evolving in response. To download a copy of the full report, see here. Moderator Robert Goodlad, Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors, Australia Panellists Lachlan Baird, Chief Executive Officer, Prime Super Alistair […]