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Roundtables

Rethinking retiree investment risks

Some of the leading thinkers in superannuation investing met up in Melbourne with two representatives of Wellington Management to discuss how good the industry is at investing for retirement. They were set five questions to answer. What does your retirement offering look like and how much do you expect to evolve? It is rare to […]
Governance

Super Salary Survey: How do they line up?

Two philosophies dominate superannuation remuneration – those who believe top dollar and bonuses attract the best, and those who believe this is the antithesis of the profit-to-members ethos John Pearce, chief investment officer of UniSuper, was the highest paid employee in industry superannuation in 2014.  In a not-for-profit sector where there is widespread unease at high […]
CIO profiles

LUCRF seeks new CIO

Roger McIntosh has resigned as head of investments at LUCRF after one year in the role, weeks ahead of the appointment of two new independent trustees. McIntosh took a pay-cut to join LUCRF when he moved from Vanguard Investments where he had been for 14 years, most recently as head of investment strategy and research. […]
Hedge Funds

Risk analysis tool better informs LUCRF investment committee

There is a gulf between perception and reality of risk exposures by investment teams and committees, according to Roger McIntosh, head of investments at the Labour Union Co-operative Retirement Fund (LUCRF). Such lack of accurate insight into funds’ exposures has led him to introduce a risk assessment tool, MSCI’s Barra One, which is also being […]
Administration

Superpartners put under review

AustralianSuper, Cbus, Hesta, MTAA and Hostplus are conducting a review of their reliance on Superpartners as the sole source of IT for investment administration. The move comes after several years of concern at Superpartners’ overspend on IT projects that have under delivered or not appeared on time. A statement issued by a Cbus spokesperson said: […]
Policy and Regulation

LUCRF to offer free SuperStream services to employers

Greg Sword the outgoing chief executive of LUCRF has revealed how his fund is arguably the best prepared in the industry to take advantage of SuperStream changes. The fund’s Blue Door powered administration system has its own Gateway and clearing house and will offer the service free to all employers that use it when SuperStream […]
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