Statewide still keen on mergersBY KANIKA SOOD | MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019 12:25PM
All options are on the table at Statewide Super, including looking at potential retail fund partners, but three-way mergers are too much execution risk, according to chief financial and operating officer Grant Eastwood.Read more: Grant Eastwood, Statewide Super, Tasplan, WA Super, Super fund mergers, Catholic Super, Equipsuper
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