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CMSF

Maximising tax efficiency

There have been a number of studies that look at the after-tax returns of investment managers and conclude that for individual taxable investors, most managers do not generate enough excess return to cover the tax bill caused by the resulting capital gains tax. Superannuation funds have a lower tax rate than individuals, but the tax […]
Hedge Funds

VicSuper, Australian Ethical Super move to after-tax benchmark

VicSuper and Australian Ethical Superannuation (AES) have both implemented a new FTSE after-tax benchmark for their Australian equity portfolios, which collectively amount to more than $2.4 billion of assets under management. The move signals a greater push among super funds to report after tax to investors, with a focus on the return after tax and […]