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Administration

The 85 bps that buys you control over hedge funds

Managed accounts are costlier upfront for hedge fund investors than traditional unit trust structures. How­ever, a war story from the start of the credit crisis illustrates that the structure may save an investor from catastrophic losses in the long run. In August 2007, Paris-based Capital Fund Management informed investors in its Discus managed futures fund […]
Administration

The 85 bps that buys you control over hedge funds

Managed accounts are costlier upfront for hedge fund investors than traditional unit trust structures. How­ever, a war story from the start of the credit crisis illustrates that the structure may save an investor from catastrophic losses in the long run. In August 2007, Paris-based Capital Fund Management informed investors in its Discus managed futures fund […]
Investment Strategy

ANZ loses Future Fund’s Australian custody

Northern Trust, the global custodian for the Future Fund, has delivered a body blow to ANZ Custodian Services by switching its sub-custody contract for Australian assets to an offshore-based provider, a decision which ANZ partially blames on negative publicity surrounding its equity finance business.
Hedge Funds

ANZ loses Future Fund's Australian custody

Northern Trust, the global custodian for the Future Fund, has delivered a body blow to ANZ Custodian Services by switching its sub-custody contract for Australian assets to an offshore-based provider, a decision which ANZ partially blames on negative publicity surrounding its equity finance business.
Unintentional

Price blitz

How funds can meet Sherry’s demand for fee reductions Super funds are being asked to reduce fees at a time when market forces are pushing the costs of running a fund in the other direction. Some funds have been forced to raise administration costs to levels that better reflect the time and effort they’re spending […]
Unintentional

Price blitz

How funds can meet Sherry’s demand for fee reductions Super funds are being asked to reduce fees at a time when market forces are pushing the costs of running a fund in the other direction. Some funds have been forced to raise administration costs to levels that better reflect the time and effort they’re spending […]
Opinion

How trustees should deal with member panic

Your members have less money in their super accounts than what they started the year with. They are angry. Here’s what you should be saying to them, according to GABRIEL SZONDY. It’s been several years since Australian superannuation funds have had to report bad news to members. But the 12 months to June 30 2008, […]
Opinion

How trustees should deal with member panic

Your members have less money in their super accounts than what they started the year with. They are angry. Here’s what you should be saying to them, according to GABRIEL SZONDY. It’s been several years since Australian superannuation funds have had to report bad news to members. But the 12 months to June 30 2008, […]
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