How will digital technology transform super in 2016?

Investment Magazine asked leading figures for their thoughts on how digitisation of information for members, providers and super funds will change the business of running superannuation funds in 2016. Damian Moloney, chief executive, Frontier Advisors spoke of the trend to what he calls “retailisation”, where members have a better digital interface with their fund and […]

The highs and lows of 2015

When we quizzed a group of leading figures and funds to pick their biggest causes for celebration in 2015, the special outcomes from the growing scale and sophistication of the very largest superannuation funds stood out. Where the industry has pulled together on investment fees and product innovation there have been further triumphs. The triumphs […]
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AustralianSuper adds Bareau to insurance team

Thierry Bareau is to join AustralianSuper in the new role of commercial manager, insurance on April 12. Bareau, who has held the role of head of insurance at RiceWarner, will work with insurers on renegotiating contracts, repricing and terms and conditions. A year ago Richard Weatherhead also left a consulting role at RiceWarner to join […]
Investment Strategy

Default fund of the year shortlist announced

Shortlists for the Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards have been released. The funds recognised as having the best MySuper defaults, the best member engaged services, the best pension funds and those that have created the most far reaching innovation in the past year have all been named in advance of the awards ceremony at the Ivy […]
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Superannuation awards deadline draws close

A superannuation awards that seeks to give a level playing field for funds, whether large or small, is the intention of the Conexus Financial Superannuation Awards, says selection committee member Michael Rice, chief executive of Rice Warner. Nominations for the awards close on Monday February 16, a short list of entrants will be published in […]