insourcing

Industry View

An operational revolution

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 […]
CIO profiles

The third annual Casey Quirk / Top1000 funds CIO sentiment survey

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 […]
Hedge Funds

Internal management to become the norm at large funds

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 […]