Aware Super is being more direct in its real assets investment strategy, a new approach that coincides with unique conditions for deal execution, a panel of asset allocators have discussed.
Matthew SmithFebruary 26, 2021
IOOF CEO Renato Mota described the direct to customer channel as the “third pillar” of member engagement likely to emerge in light of government reforms next to workplace arrangements and financial adviser referrals.
Matthew SmithFebruary 24, 2021
The top 10 most read Investment Magazine stories for 2020 paint a picture of adaption in a crisis, creative thinking in dislocated uncertain financial markets, testing of business models and continuing consolidation amid a shrinking number of funds responsible for an increasing pool of assets.
Staff WriterDecember 15, 2020
Whether new look profit-for-member trustees with balance sheets and new insurance arrangements leads to these funds attracting the same attention for civil penalties and remediation as for-profit funds remains to be seen.
Matthew SmithDecember 14, 2020
Industry is consulting with APRA to address the cost of merging, particularly among smaller funds where the cost to merge is preclusive to tie-ups progressing, experts have raised during an ASI digital conference panel discussion.
Matthew SmithSeptember 17, 2020
IOOF's deal to acquire MLC from National Australia Bank will catapult the diversified financial services group into the second-largest superannuation fund spot in the country by member assets and the largest based on platform funds under advice.
Matthew SmithAugust 31, 2020
Australian super funds could soon be forced to hold billions of dollars in capital as the industry surpasses the banking sector, says Michael Rice.
Sarah JonesJanuary 8, 2020