Media Super boss Graeme Russell identifies “relentless” regulatory change and inflated asset prices as the fund’s two greatest challenges.
Sally RoseOctober 12, 2017
Australia’s $2.1 trillion superannuation system has edged ahead of the Canadian pension scheme to rank as the world’s fourth largest.
Dan PurvesFebruary 1, 2017
BT Financial Group is changing its reputation as the provider of a retail fund that is overly fee-conscious and vanilla in asset allocation. Under the direction of chief investment officer, Patrick Farrell, the group – which manages $27 billion of super and adviser-directed personal investments – has increased the size of its investment team to […]
David RowleyDecember 14, 2015
The Future Fund has shifted its allocation away from developed markets equities and debt securities as it uses dynamic management to reduce risk levels at the margins. The volatile environment in global markets has led, in the past year, to a portfolio reduction of 360 basis points of equities in developed markets, a 130 basis […]
Dan PurvesFebruary 5, 2015
Our survey received responses from chief investment officers representing $223 billion of assets. The main trends from 2014 cover internalisation and asset allocation shifts. Forecast changes to equity allocations The fund that has switched its emphasis to global equities to domestic equities is common and best exemplified by AustralianSuper, which in the year to June […]
David RowleyDecember 19, 2014