Investment Strategy

Tasmania super merger gets green light

The creation of a single large Tasmanian superannuation fund is a step closer after the state treasurer Peter Gutwein announced he favoured a partial merger of RBF with Tasplan and Quadrant. The proposal still needs the support of all parties in the Tasmanian parliament and needs to overcome legal hurdles that show it will not […]
Investment Strategy

Quadrant Super and Tasplan confirm $3bn merger

Wayne Davey, the current chief executive of Quadrant, has been chosen to lead the merged operations of Tasplan and Quadrant super funds from November 2015. The new board will be chaired by Naomi Edwards, the current chair of Tasplan, while the current chief executive of Tasplan, Neil Cassidy will retire on that date. Four current […]
Hedge Funds

Tasplan-Quadrant to lay down law to global equity managers

A combined $4 billion Tasplan and Quadrant Super is to reassess all global equity managers on their willingness to screen out tobacco stocks. The two funds are in the closing stages of a due diligence process to begin a merger. Due to their relatively small scale, both invest in pooled funds which makes it harder […]