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Investment Strategy

Funds alerted to need for, and rewards from, DIY engagement

Superannuation trustees should try harder to prevent members’ money being pumped into the inflated salaries of executives and directors of underperforming companies, Dean Paatsch, the director of RiskMetrics in Australia, told Superratings’ 2009 Day of Confrontation last month. Presenting his personal views, not those of RiskMetrics, Paatsch said that despite a few notable exceptions, the […]
Investment Strategy

Funds alerted to need for, and rewards from, DIY engagement

Superannuation trustees should try harder to prevent members’ money being pumped into the inflated salaries of executives and directors of underperforming companies, Dean Paatsch, the director of RiskMetrics in Australia, told Superratings’ 2009 Day of Confrontation last month. Presenting his personal views, not those of RiskMetrics, Paatsch said that despite a few notable exceptions, the […]
Administration

Going beyond DB vs DC for the ultimate pension

The turbulence in markets has been a catalyst for some navel gazing in the global pension market, which has the two-fold effect of re-examining pension design and the institutional elements that need to be in place to deliver cost efficiency, according to Keith Ambachtsheer, director of the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM). “I […]
Administration

Going beyond DB vs DC for the ultimate pension

The turbulence in markets has been a catalyst for some navel gazing in the global pension market, which has the two-fold effect of re-examining pension design and the institutional elements that need to be in place to deliver cost efficiency, according to Keith Ambachtsheer, director of the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM). “I […]
Hedge Funds

Goldman Sachs endowment fund makes first grants

The Goldman Sachs JBWere Charitable Endowment Fund (CEF) last month made its first annual distribution of grants. Over $40,000 was distributed between 34 different charitable organisations, including those supporting international aid, health and medical research and help for the socially disadvantaged. Concurrently, GSJBWere said it had reduced the minimum investment amount into the CEF from […]
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