roundtable

Hedge Funds

Super funds reveal merger motivations

Building scale and operational capability, and new regulations are driving the desire for more superannuation fund mergers, according to a recent report by State Street. The paper, ‘Super fund mergers: Benefits, challenges and keys for success’ features a roundtable debate with representatives from institutional super funds Prime Super, AustralianSuper and Media Super, and is contained […]
Investment Strategy

Bill Shorten to chair superannuation roundtable

Bill Shorten will preside over a superannuation roundtable that will meet next month to try and ensure that Australians have enough money to retire. There will be 17 people who will meet on February 16 or 17 for the first of as many as five meetings, says Pauline Vamos, chief executive of the Association of […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance statistics, as useless as they admittedly are. Maybe […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance statistics, as useless as they admittedly are. Maybe […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

Michael Bailey As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance sta- tistics, as useless as they […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

Michael Bailey As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance sta- tistics, as useless as they […]
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