Hedge Funds

Energy Super chooses high conviction manager

Energy Super has switched Australian equity mandates over performance issues and awarded the Brisbane-based manager Dalton Nicol Reid $400 million. The money will be managed in a high conviction fund run by Jamie Nicol, which saw a 4.4 per cent outperformance of its S&P ASX200 benchmark for the year ended April 30, 2015 and has […]
CIO profiles

TelstraSuper: size-conscious success

What is the optimum size for an institutional investor? This is a question foremost in the mind of Jim Christensen, chief investment officer of TelstraSuper. After four years of expansion, he believes he has maximised potential by gaining the optimum level of inhouse investment. Now running 20 to 25 per cent of assets internally for […]
Investment Strategy

AIST launches ESG course

A new environmental, social and governance course launched by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) yesterday aims to help super funds to incorporate ESG issues into their investment strategies.