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Investment Strategy

Winners of annual AIST awards named

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has used its annual awards to highlight the strides many not-for-profit super funds are taking in the use of targeted marketing, social media and in increasing women’s super balances. At last night’s 2015 Awards for Excellence, both funds and individuals were recognised. Equip was a double winner at […]
Hedge Funds

Three super funds developing CIPR with Challenger annuities

Challenger’s annuity products are to form part of three super fund’s strategies to achieve a comprehensive income products for retirement (CIPR) through an income layering model. CareSuper, legalsuper and LGS Super have all announced they intend to offer annuities to their members, backed by Challenger, by mid-2016, pre-empting proposed changes to the superannuation system flagged […]
Policy and Regulation

Chairs say governance changes are unnecessary and risky

The chairs of AvSuper and CareSuper say proposed legislative changes to superannuation boards will increase risk to a sector that has not experienced wide-spread issues with governance. While the chair of UniSuper, who is an independent, was more reticent in his criticism he too foresaw problems with changing the size of boards – a necessary […]
Retirement

Challenger enters pole position for CIPR

Link Group has signed a strategic alliance with Challenger to make annuity products more easily accessible to members, in one of Link’s first moves to use its new found scale to benefit clients. Link Group’s Australian Administration Services (AAS) has pledged to make guaranteed retirement income products available on its contemporary aaspire administrative platform by […]
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