Hedge Funds

SMSF segment set to grow

Industry superannuation funds can’t stem the loss of members to self-managed superannuation funds with their current range of sub-par retirement income solutions, according to Russell Mason, superannuation partner at Deloitte. According to Deloitte’s sixth biennial report, The Dynamics of the Australian Superannuation System 2013-2033, the SMSF market will reach $2.23 trillion by 2033, of which […]

Age and tax restrictions inevitable for Super

Restriction of tax cuts to superannuation contributions and the raising of the age at which funds can be accessed to 67 are inevitable regardless of which political party is in power, says Nick Sherry. Speaking at the CMSF conference in Brisbane, the former superannuation minister said the pressure for restrictions will grow as individual retirement […]

“EU will survive no problem”,
US in recovery

The European Union will survive and the US economy will bounce back, according to international experts speaking at a CMSF plenary session. Andreas Huebner, senior managing director of Lazard, said the “EU will survive no problem” but acknowledged there was a long way to go, with economic fundamentals still weak. He sees the real problem […]