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Investment Strategy

Legalsuper bucks premium trend

Legalsuper has been able to negotiate a three year premium freeze on group insurance with OnePath owing to the low risk profile of its members. It has also gained unlimited death cover, a rise in TPD cover from $2 million to $3 million, a doubling in increased terminal illness benefit to $2 million and increase […]
Investment Strategy

Longevity risk a commercial threat to super funds

Industry funds risk losing a lucrative part of their membership base if they do not address the commercial threat posed by longevity risk, the head of Macquarie Funds Group’s new longevity solutions team has warned. Andrew Robertson, head of MFG Longevity Solutions and formerly founder of boutique consultancy Ingevity, said the over 50s demographic, which […]
Investment Strategy

Longevity risk a commercial threat to super funds

Industry funds risk losing a lucrative part of their membership base if they do not address the commercial threat posed by longevity risk, the head of Macquarie Funds Group’s new longevity solutions team has warned. Andrew Robertson, head of MFG Longevity Solutions and formerly founder of boutique consultancy Ingevity, said the over 50s demographic, which […]
Investment Strategy

Russell transforms ‘best ideas’ fund

Russell has tweaked its Australian Select Holdings Fund which combines fund managers’ ‘best ideas’ in a single concentrated portfolio, increasing the frequency with which it rebalances and enhancing the weighting algorithm that skews the portfolio to those stocks with the strongest signals.
Hedge Funds

Get back to basics with risk premia investing

Recent investment returns have been extremely disappointing for nearly all fund members – especially those who believed their portfolio was diversified and well balanced. Unfolding events have emphasised the importance of focusing on risk premia as the basic building blocks of an investment portfolio, writes Tyndall/Suncorp Investment Management’s SIMON O’GRADY.
Hedge Funds

Get back to basics with risk premia investing

Recent investment returns have been extremely disappointing for nearly all fund members – especially those who believed their portfolio was diversified and well balanced. Unfolding events have emphasised the importance of focusing on risk premia as the basic building blocks of an investment portfolio, writes Tyndall/Suncorp Investment Management’s SIMON O’GRADY.
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