State Super

Governance

State Super mulls independents

State Super Financial Services will review the composition of its board in 2014 and consider adopting the Cooper Review’s recommendation of three employer, three employee and three independent trustees. The $13 billion advice firm and superannuation fund is owned by the $40 billion SAS Trustee Corporation. The SSFS board is chaired by former chief executive […]
Hedge Funds

Building inhouse team at State Super

State Super is building its inhouse team, appointing former AMP Capital chief investment officer, Mark O’Brien, to general manager of investments. In a move that echoes a rising industry trend of hiring outside the sector, State Super’s chief executive, John Livanas, says industry silos are being broken down and it’s a good thing for the […]
Investment Strategy

First State, State Super talking with Nick Greiner

First State Super and State Super, who together manage about $60 billion, are talking about the potential of investing in New South Wales infrastructure, says Nick Greiner, chairman of Infrastructure NSW. “The question is: how do you get superannuation funds to be early stage infrastructure investors,” says Greiner, who was NSW Premier between 1988 and […]
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