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CIO profiles

Branton is CareSuper’s new general manager investments

Suzanne Branton has been appointed as the new general manager, investments at CareSuper, after eight years at Equip Super as a senior portfolio manager with responsibility for asset allocation. She moves to the $10 billion fund after Greg Nolan’s decision to step down as general manager, investments. An additional two people will also be recruited […]
Investment Strategy

Door opens onto full Chinese equity market

The diversity of Chinese equity portfolios is to increase when the number of companies accessible to foreign investors doubles at the end of 2014. The China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission is to allow international investors access to companies listed on the Shanghai stock exchange, where previously they were limited to […]
Investment Strategy

Sunsuper: “time to renew”

The next chief executive of Sunsuper will have to handle the fund’s expected rapid growth, according to chair, Graham Heilbronn, who says projections show the fund growing from $24 billion to $40 billion in the next five years. The fund will be searching internally as well as externally for a new chief executive, with Heilbronn […]
Governance

HOSTPLUS to offer “soft merger” platform

HOSTPLUS is inviting smaller funds to join them in a “soft merger” by giving access to its investments in a pooled superannuation trust. The fund is building a platform, which it hopes to have ready by the end of the year, that will give other fund and SMSFs access to each investment on a unit […]
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 […]
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