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Hedge Funds

Graeme Miller: lets resolve growth/ defensive debate

I have followed with great interest the debate that has been taking place in your magazine over recent weeks about the classification of “growth” and “defensive” assets for superannuation funds.  This is an important topic, and the current discussion and debate is timely. The primary purpose of superannuation is to provide retirement income. By its […]
Investment Strategy

Eliminating commercial interests from awards

The process for shortlisting finalists in the third annual Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards was setup with the express purpose of eliminating commercial interest from the decision making procedure, Colin Tate, chief executive of Conexus Financial said. Tate said what separates these awards from others in the superannuation sector is the independent nature of the selection process. “The […]
Unintentional

CMSF 2015

Investment Magazine is the official media partner of CMSF and is producing a daily newsletter covering highlights from the major conversations taking place from the Gold Coast Convention Exhibition Centre. The following links show the newsletter from each day of the conference.                  
Opinion

The glass jar and the black box

For most of January, myself and my colleague Dan Purves compiled a survey of the pay disclosure of superannuation CEOs, CIOs and chairs. It would have been an easier job if funds had not often placed this information in the darkest recesses of their websites. Such secrecy partly explains why the subsequent articles have been […]
Investment Strategy

FEAL chief steps down

Michael Baldwin is stepping down as chief executive of the Funds Executive Association Limited (FEAL) after 12 years with the organisation. In his time as chief executive, Baldwin established the superannuation industry’s first master’s degree in leadership, in partnership with Melbourne Business School, founded a mentoring initiative and several international scholarships. He is leaving to […]
Investment Strategy

Lally looks back at Sunsuper

Tony Lally has resigned from his position as chief executive of Sunsuper, citing the desire to pursue non-executive director roles following six years at the helm. He told Investment Magazine that he achieved everything he’d set out to. “When I joined it was very much a run-of-the-mill industry fund, but the work I’ve done over […]
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