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Investment Strategy

Tasmania super merger edges closer

The first stage in the potential merger of all three prominent Tasmanian based superannuation funds drew a step closer after Quadrant and Tasplan agreed merger talks. The two funds are to enter into a Heads of Agreement to investigate whether a merger would create an improved provision of superannuation services to the members and employers […]
Investment Strategy

Small caps pay off for IFM

Investment in small caps has paid off for Industry Funds Management (IFM), reporting outperformance of about 14 per cent in its first year. Chief executive of IFM, Brett Himbury, said its team of four, poached from Macquarie more than 12 months ago, has addressed a gap in small-caps management. “We actually spoke to our clients, […]
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Rollover relief on deck, Maritime Super sets sail

The $2.6 billion Maritime Super will conduct a full review of its investment portfolios over the next 12 to 18 months on the back of the long-awaited merger of the two maritime industry super funds on March 1. The merger between the $1.5 billion Stevedoring Employees Retirement Fund (SERF) and the $1.1 billion Seafarers Retirement […]