sovereign bonds

Hedge Funds

QSuper to merge accumulation and decumulation phases

QSuper will start managing default members’ investments through, instead of to retirement within the next few years. Speaking at an IMCA seminar in Sydney, Brad Holzberger, chief investment officer of QSuper, revealed it had always been the fund’s intention to do this, but its first goal had been to launch its accumulation cohort strategy in […]
Hedge Funds

Murky sovereign bond valuations made clearer through ESG

Australian investors are looking to environmental, social and governance (ESG) screenings of sovereign bonds as a better means of understanding an asset class distorted by quantitative easing. Investors such as HOSTPLUS and Vicsuper have already gone on record to state their desire to either cut back on the asset class or to seek alternative indices, […]
Investment Strategy

New chair at LGS promises more growth, ESG

New Local Government Super (LGS) chair, Bruce Miller, says the superannuation fund is focused on growth post-global financial crisis (GFC), with the board open to potential mergers and its attention fixed firmly on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment strategies. Miller, a former Cowra Shire mayor recently elected for a two-year term, said the $7-billion […]