Kyle Ringrose

Retirement

QSuper’s pension members win from Telstra buy back

QSuper has more than covered the cost of segregating $10 billion in pension fund assets by taking advantage of a share buy-back with Telstra. Telstra bought back $1 billion in shares in October as a way of using up spare cash, but the offer was not appealing to all shareholders because of the capital gains […]
Roundtables

The most common questions on securities lending answered

The heads of investment operations at QSuper and Sunsuper, plus representatives from NAB Asset Servicing and senior consultants from Deloitte and Dymond Foulds & Vaughan met in July to answer the most common questions on securities lending. What is the additional workload created by an extensive securities lending program? The prognosis of both the head […]
Unintentional

Middle office evolution

Should super funds expand their middle offices as they grow, or is it more efficient for them to rely on an expanded range of services from custodians? Leading super fund chief financial officers, consultants and representatives of NAB Asset Servicing met in Melbourne recently to discuss this. Philip Hope, chief executive of Morse Consulting, has […]