Warren Chant

Policy and Regulation

ASIC: super “fee inconsistencies” not good enough

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission is urging superannuation funds to draft their own set of fee transparency guidelines ahead of its own updated guidance issued today. The regulator is targeting non-disclosure relating to investment in underlying investment vehicles, incorrectly disclosing fees net of tax and inconsistent disclosure of performance fees. Such inconsistencies have left […]
Investment Strategy

Super Fund Awards’ finalists announced

The finalists of the Chant West/Conexus Financial Super Fund Awards have been announced by the research house Chant West. The fund ratings firm has named finalists across 10 categories, including Super and Pension Funds of the Year. Those nominated for Super Fund of the Year are AustralianSuper, CareSuper, Equip, HOSTPLUS, MLC, Plum, QSuper, REST, Sunsuper, […]
Investment Strategy

MySuper fee average 1pc-1.3pc, Chant West

The advent of MySuper has led to a convergence in fees between non-profit funds and actively managed retail funds. Chant West’s Super Fund Fee Survey shows fees for non-profit funds increasing from 97 to 101 basis points on average, while fees for actively managed retail funds have fallen from 146 to 132 basis points. The […]
Hedge Funds

Retail funds to compete on price not diversity

Liquidity constraints and a desire to compete on price is leading retail funds increasingly diverging from industry funds, according research firm Chant West. Warren Chant, director of Chant West, was speaking in advance of a presentation on the 81 MySuper products launched so far at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium in Victoria November 18 to 20. […]
Events

Super Fund Awards: setting standards

Congratulations to the nine winners of the inaugural Chant West | Conexus Financial Super Fund Awards. The winners were announced on the evening of May 22 at Ivy Ballroom in Sydney and six funds, one consultant and two providers picked up the 10 awards. The winners were chosen after many weeks of deliberation by research […]
Events

Super Fund Award finalists announced

The finalists of the Chant West/Conexus Financial Super Fund Awards have been revealed by the research house Chant West. The firm last week informed finalists across 10 categories, including Super and Pension Funds of the Year and Master Trust of the Year. The finalists for Super Fund of the Year are AMP Signature Super, AustralianSuper, […]
Investment Strategy

New Super Fund Awards

Conexus Financial has partnered with research and consulting firm Chant West to develop the Super Fund Awards. In a first, Chant West is applying its deep industry knowledge and expertise to an awards event. The awards will recognise achievement and excellence in the superannuation industry. “We want the awards to recognise excellence, and also to […]
Events

Chant West/Conexus Financial Super Fund Awards

Chant West, in partnership with Conexus Financial, publisher of Investment Magazine, will present its first ever superannuation and pension awards in May. Both companies have a common vision of improving retirement income solutions and producing better outcomes for members and in the process calling industry participants to account for their actions. The time has come […]
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