Nathan MacPhee

Opinion

Industry at a crossroads

Over the past 20 years, the median fund returned 6.6 per cent per annum, which is in line with the consumer-price-index plus 3.5-per-cent target that many balanced options state in their objectives. Most funds are in the process of distributing annual member statements with a message of positive, albeit modest, performance. While results are currently […]

AustralianSuper’s scale, services rival retail funds

The industry fund rivals the retail giants of superannuation. How did it get so far and how has it changed? Ian Silk made AustralianSuper’s strategy clear when the fund announced its merger with AGEST Super on December 14, 2011. “AustralianSuper is determined to play a leading role in shaping the future of superannuation in this […]