benchmarking

Opinion

Peer group risk: The industry’s worst kept secret

Some funds are open and acknowledge their peer group focus, espousing that industry awards and new members are won through a competitive process and performance relative to peers needs to be actively managed. For other super funds, peer group risk management is undertaken behind closed doors, David Bell writes.
Custody

QANTAS Super focuses on implementation efficiency

QANTAS Super continues to innovate on implementation efficiency, applying a new structure for managing its Australian and global equities centrally, which is expected to save its members more than $9 million a year. Chief investment officer of the $6-billion fund, Andrew Spence, said the move was the latest in a number of innovative solutions employed […]