Investment Strategy

Media Super wary of SMSF grab

Retail advisers placing clients into self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) have come under fire from Media Super chief executive Graeme Russell. In his first week on the job, Russell told IM that industry funds are seeing members being rolled out into SMSFs despite meagre savings, and industry has to take note. “Every fund’s seeing people being […]
Hedge Funds

Consulting still part of Russell's 'architect' plans

Traditional asset consulting remains part of Russell Investments’ vision of being an ‘investment architect’ for clients, according to Australian managing director Chris Corneil, despite the impending departure of investment strategy director Andrew Lill, and its decision not to re-tender for some major consulting contracts.