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Unintentional

Numbers moving to SMSF stalls

David Atkin, chief executive of Cbus has declared the growth in members of industry funds leaving for self-managed super funds at an end. The announcement comes the same day the scheme launches a member direct platform to cater for large account holders who want to manage their own investments. “Members moving to SMSF is an […]
Hedge Funds

“Online shopping” at Catholic Super

The $5-billion Catholic Super Fund has signed a deal with retail research house, Lonsec, to become the latest industry fund to offer a direct investment option to its 70,000 members. Catholic Super’s new platform, which is built on technology by OneTrust, will be available to members next year and will cost $25 per month plus […]
Hedge Funds

All bells and whistles at Club Plus Super

Members of the $1.5 billion industry superannuation fund, Club Plus Super, can now directly purchase term deposits, exchange-traded funds and shares via the fund’s new online investment and administration platform. For only $15 a month plus brokerage fees, members can invest in one, three, six and 12-month deposits and trade stocks on the S&P/ASX 300 […]
Hedge Funds

Direct investment option at AustralianSuper

AustralianSuper has declared bullish growth projections for its direct investment option (DIO) from 12,500 to 50,000 members as its retirement membership grows. The platform, which gives members the freedom of a self-managed super fund in an insured setting, currently manages $700 million for 12,500 members, who hold a further $900 million with the main fund. […]
Governance

HOSTPLUS to offer “soft merger” platform

HOSTPLUS is inviting smaller funds to join them in a “soft merger” by giving access to its investments in a pooled superannuation trust. The fund is building a platform, which it hopes to have ready by the end of the year, that will give other fund and SMSFs access to each investment on a unit […]
Investment Strategy

SS&C platform for SIML

Global investment and financial software provider SS&C Technologies has had its Global Wealth platform selected by Specialist Investment Management (SIML) to support its Australian wealth management business. The platform is a real-time, cloud-based investment system, designed to streamline the management of multiple-client portfolios across markets, currencies and financial instruments. SIML is a private investment manager […]