Tim Macready

Hedge Funds

Returns of human value

Narrow is the road that Christian Super takes in the pursuit of returns. It negatively screens the ASX300, avoiding stocks that focus on alcohol or gambling, and going beyond the call of the average institutional investor’s duty by putting a lot of energy into investments that help make the world a better place. Around 8 […]
CIO profiles

Christian Super seeks to smooth outcomes

Christian Super’s chief investment officer has expressed a desire for his fund to follow QSuper in taking responsibility for individual members’ sequencing risks. Until now, few chief investment officers have publicly shown any support for the path taken by QSuper, which has placed members over 58 years old with balances of more than $300,000 into […]
Investment Strategy

On-message corporations threaten engagement

For Susheela Peres da Costa, head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) services at governance and research consultancy Regnan, this is a double-edged sword, with a greater access to information often meaning greater access to a message that has been carefully managed. “One of the things that worries me, recently, about the proliferation of different […]
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