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Ridout: not enough infrastructure projects

It’s a shortage of projects, not capital, that’s impairing Australian infrastructure, according to AustralianSuper chair Heather Ridout. Speaking at the Australian Centre for Financial Studies’ Funding Australia’s Future Forum, she said industry superannuation funds are best placed to invest in Australia’s infrastructure. “Industry funds are ideal vehicles because we have a relatively more passive investor […]
Investment Strategy

Northern Trust bolsters team in “key market”

Northern Trust has announced ambitious plans to build its asset servicing business in Australia, with a significant increase in assets and the addition of new staff in its Melbourne office.   The custodian expects future growth in master custody and middle-office services for superannuation funds, investment managers, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds.   Christopher […]