benchmarks

Hedge Funds

Future Fund innovates on performance fees

The Future Fund has created a novel way to structure agreements with managers on two of its Australian airport investments to improve alignment and incentivise project management skills. The move springs from the fund’s belief that the measurement of infrastructure performance is opaque and that Australian airports could be better managed. Speaking at the ASFA […]
Investment Strategy

Russell ranks managers’ post-tax performance

Russell Investments plans to rank managers quarterly on their after-tax performance, with the results informing the consultant’s manager-selection decision-making processes. Raewyn Williams, Russell’s director of after-tax investment strategies, says the consultant has launched an after-tax benchmarking survey, which it sent out to more than 110 Australian equity managers this week. The survey aims to provide […]
Investment Strategy

After-tax benchmarks to hit Aussie shores

Australian equities benchmarks showing the tax impacts of franking credits and off-market share buy-backs are expected to be the first in a series of tax-aware indexes developed by FTSE and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), with input from an industry committee focused on mitigating tax on investments. Paul Hoff, managing director – […]
Investment Strategy

After-tax benchmarks to hit Aussie shores

Australian equities benchmarks showing the tax impacts of franking credits and off-market share buy-backs are expected to be the first in a series of tax-aware indexes developed by FTSE and the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), with input from an industry committee focused on mitigating tax on investments. Paul Hoff, managing director – […]
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