longevity

Investment Strategy

CPI plus for retirees

Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) has launched a new objective fund targeting Australia’s retirement market. The CPI Plus Fund targets a return of the CPI plus 4.5 per cent over a rolling five-year period, and addresses longevity issues by offering a perpetuity solution. Head of CFSGAM’s global investment solutions group, Joe Fernandes, says […]
Investment Strategy

Actuaries warn of longevity risk and market usurpers

How to plan for longevity risk in the future if someone’s brain can be kept alive long after their body has wasted away is one of the more unusual questions posed in a new discussion paper released by Australia’s peak actuarial body. While engaging in some science fiction theorising, the Actuaries Institute has a harsh […]
Investment Strategy

Longevity risk a commercial threat to super funds

Industry funds risk losing a lucrative part of their membership base if they do not address the commercial threat posed by longevity risk, the head of Macquarie Funds Group’s new longevity solutions team has warned. Andrew Robertson, head of MFG Longevity Solutions and formerly founder of boutique consultancy Ingevity, said the over 50s demographic, which […]
Investment Strategy

Longevity risk a commercial threat to super funds

Industry funds risk losing a lucrative part of their membership base if they do not address the commercial threat posed by longevity risk, the head of Macquarie Funds Group’s new longevity solutions team has warned. Andrew Robertson, head of MFG Longevity Solutions and formerly founder of boutique consultancy Ingevity, said the over 50s demographic, which […]
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