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Hedge Funds

Legalsuper appoints its first CIO

Edward Smith is to become Legalsuper’s first chief investment officer on June 29. Smith is joining the $2.6 billion fund from Australian Unity, where he was head of portfolio management and responsible for a team managing the assets of several friendly societies, two health companies, the non-lending assets of a building society and wholesale and […]
Hedge Funds

Legalsuper to finally get its CIO

Legalsuper hopes to announce its first ever chief investment officer at the end of this month. This is the $2.6 billion industry fund’s second try at appointing a CIO, after its search in October for a senior industry figure looking to convert from a full-time to a part-time role did not yield enough candidates. Changing […]
CIO profiles

At-a-glance profiles of awards’ finalists

There are six weeks until the third annual Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards, with limited tickets left. This year’s finalists were selected based on a quantitative assessment by Rice Warner upon which the selection committee placed relative weights. Here is a mini-profile of every organisation and person that made the shortlist. Richard Brandweiner CFA moved from […]
Investment Strategy

Legalsuper seeks first ever CIO

An experienced investment professional seeking a better work-life balance is being sought by Legalsuper as its first ever chief investment officer. The $2.3 billion fund for Australia’s legal community hopes to gain a senior figure who wants to work two to three days a week. An announcement from Legalsuper lists the attractions of the role […]
Investment Strategy

Legalsuper bucks premium trend

Legalsuper has been able to negotiate a three year premium freeze on group insurance with OnePath owing to the low risk profile of its members. It has also gained unlimited death cover, a rise in TPD cover from $2 million to $3 million, a doubling in increased terminal illness benefit to $2 million and increase […]
Unintentional

Qsuper ups the ante on value

Members of QSuper who use its new mortgage-advice service will receive half of the broking commission from any deal, one of a growing number of innovative offers from banks and funds fighting for market share. The rollout through QSuper’s financial advice arm, QInvest, is likely to be of most benefit to those in their 30s […]
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