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Incentivising in-house investment teams

In-house investment teams are in the ascendancy in fund management. Scott Bunny and John Apthorp of recruitment firm B & K Consulting look into the future and ask if the rewards will satisfy these teams. The debate on in-house management has tended to focus on the costs of external managers and internal teams. This has […]
Custody

Cbus doubles investment team

Cbus has appointed Grant Harrison as investment manager of private markets in its move to boost inhouse investment resources. Kristian Fok, executive manager of investment strategy, says the fund is likely to finalise four more appointments in the next few weeks, expanding the analyst team. The additions follow an injection of 15 new staff, the […]
Custody

Indepth investment information required

Acting chief executive of Media Super, Michael Rooney, is frustrated by the lack of data transparency of some of its service providers as the fund takes greater control of risk monitoring. Rooney says the fund is in the process of obtaining more indepth investment information for its annual reports. This is part of a two-phase […]
Investment Strategy

Equipsuper stops merger with Vision Supermerger

Equipsuper Superannuation Fund has halted its merger with Vision Super because it felt its investment team was not going to be supported. Equipsuper manages $4.6 billion in assets, of which about $2.1 billion is managed by external fund managers and $2.5 billion is managed by its chief investment officer and eight others. “The investment team […]