Permanent structural change is hitting the industry; asset owners and managers must brace for consolidation and other disruptions.
Amanda WhiteMay 19, 2017
Whether or not a super fund is better off outsourcing its back-office investment operations is not as straightforward as it used to be.
Raewyn WilliamsApril 26, 2017
The Australian superannuation industry has been placed under tremendous pressure from a variety of directions. In recent years it has suffered countless government inquiries into fees charged to members. As guardians of national wealth, some of this attention is expected. In response, industry funds now have an opportunity to prepare for the future and end […]
Enrique GonzalezJune 25, 2015
Our survey received responses from chief investment officers representing $223 billion of assets. The main trends from 2014 cover internalisation and asset allocation shifts. Forecast changes to equity allocations The fund that has switched its emphasis to global equities to domestic equities is common and best exemplified by AustralianSuper, which in the year to June […]
David RowleyDecember 19, 2014
No pension fund in the world has yet insourced the entirety of its fund management or is planning to do so, shows analysis from JPMorgan. Benjie Fraser, managing director and global pensions executive at JPMorgan, speaking at an Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) seminar tracked the steady growth in the world’s largest pension funds to […]
David RowleyNovember 10, 2014