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Hedge Funds

Three super funds developing CIPR with Challenger annuities

Challenger’s annuity products are to form part of three super fund’s strategies to achieve a comprehensive income products for retirement (CIPR) through an income layering model. CareSuper, legalsuper and LGS Super have all announced they intend to offer annuities to their members, backed by Challenger, by mid-2016, pre-empting proposed changes to the superannuation system flagged […]
Retirement

Challenger enters pole position for CIPR

Link Group has signed a strategic alliance with Challenger to make annuity products more easily accessible to members, in one of Link’s first moves to use its new found scale to benefit clients. Link Group’s Australian Administration Services (AAS) has pledged to make guaranteed retirement income products available on its contemporary aaspire administrative platform by […]
Investment Strategy

First State Super promotes income over lump sum

Providing advice to members to think about an income in retirement, rather than taking a lump sum is “making a contribution to their lives”, says Neil Cochrane, chair of First State Super. Speaking on a panel session at the Conexus Financial Chair Forum on the Mornington Peninsula from January 18-20, Cochrane talked about how chairs […]