Andrew Nicholson

Investment Strategy

Sunsuper plans MySuper innovation

Sunsuper has pledged to create niche cohort strategies alongside its initial lifestyle MySuper product, which has gone live with 900,000 members and $16 billion of assets. Members most affected by the launch on October 4 are those aged over 55, who hold over 90,000 accounts which have begun the transition into less risky assets than […]
Hedge Funds

Sunsuper’s lifecycle derisking strategy

Sunsuper will launch its MySuper product on October 5, introducing a lifecycle derisking strategy for the 55-to-65-year-old age bracket. The product was designed based on feedback from its members, who said that they wanted their investment risk wound slowly down as they approach retirement. Andrew Nicholson, general manager of product at Sunsuper, said: “We tested […]
Investment Strategy

Product important at Sunsuper

Sunsuper has boosted its product division, appointing three senior managers in newly created roles. The division, created last year to centralise the super fund’s product design and management, now consists of 11 staff, with Andrew Nicholson, general manager of product, at the helm. At the head of the fund’s superannuation and retirement products team will […]
Policy and Regulation

MySuper: on time, biding time

First State Super’s chief operating officer Graeme Arnott is concerned at the amount of MySuper regulations that remain unresolved as the launch date approaches. However, he has pledged to take the fund’s MySuper product live on July 1, unlike funds such as Sunsuper, which is delaying the launch of its products to more easily comply […]