Maritime Super

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Maritime’s equity insurance take-up exceeds expectations

Hundreds of millions of dollars have flowed into Maritime Super’s managed volatility process (MVP) since launch nine months ago. The overlay, which uses the shorting of futures options as insurance against falls in the value of equities, has been communicated to members with the words “don’t jump ship”. It provides members with the opportunity to […]
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Volatility overlay to prevent Maritime members jumping ship

Maritime Super is offering a managed volatility overlay to its growth and balanced options, a process it has described to members as ‘avoid jumping ship’. It has taken the move to prevent the damaging impact of members switching out of equities into cash during periods of market downturn. Milliman has been hired to apply futures […]