efficiencies

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 […]
Unintentional

How the desire for broad distribution is changing the managed account challenge

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
Unintentional

How the desire for broad distribution is changing the managed account challenge

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]