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… as fund gets financial health check

In a first for the superannuation industry, Mercer has produced a financial condition report – required by legislation in the insurance industry – for NGS Super assessing the operational risks within the fund, and now plans to roll out the service to other large superannuation funds.
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Asset Super completes manager overhaul

The $1.4 billion Asset Super has terminated a Challenger domestic shares mandate, reducing its number of Aussie equities managers from six to five, and farewelled a State Street Global Advisors fixed income mandate as it rationalises that asset class under a single manager.
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Mercer’s FUM grows more than $1bn, thanks to financial crisis

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Mercer’s FUM grows more than $1bn, thanks to financial crisis

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Move away from flat super fees, urges Mercer

Industry funds should consider charging more for administration and doing so on a percentage-of-assets basis, to help retain nervous members and to survive any future automatic account consolidation regime, according to Mercer executives Russell Mason and David Anderson. Mason is Mercer’s national business leader for multi-employer superannuation, and Anderson the business leader for outsourcing. There […]
Investment Strategy

Move away from flat super fees, urges Mercer

Industry funds should consider charging more for administration and doing so on a percentage-of-assets basis, to help retain nervous members and to survive any future automatic account consolidation regime, according to Mercer executives Russell Mason and David Anderson. Mason is Mercer’s national business leader for multi-employer superannuation, and Anderson the business leader for outsourcing. There […]
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