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MetLife head of retirement products departs

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUN 2014
... also exploring the super fund route, reaching an in-principle agreement to white label the product for Local Government Super. This project has now also been abandoned. Correction: an earlier version of this article stated that the product was discontinued ...

World Bank issues Kangaroo Green Bond

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 17 APR 2014
... Management, AMP Capital, Australian Ethical Investment Ltd, Colonial First State Global Asset Management, Local Government Super and QBE Insurance Group Ltd. The Green Bond is intended to help those countries likely to be hit hardest by climate change ...

LGS to white label MetLife's latest offering

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAR 2014
Local Government Super (LGS) has entered an in-principle agreement to offer its members a white label version of MetLife's new suite of retirement products, MetLife Max. The new offering, which offers accumulation, transition to retirement (TTR) and ...

MetLife launches long-awaited retirement product

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAR 2014
... independent financial advisers, through whom MetLife will distribute the product, had responded very favourably. Local Government Super has also entered an in-principle agreement to white label the product. LGS chief executive Peter Lambert said: "The ...

UCA introduces fossil fuel screening

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 28 FEB 2014
... has proven to be safe. This approach is more in step with how our society is managing that transition." Local Government Super is one of the few mainstream institutional investors to entertain the possibility of screening carbon emitting companies. The ...

WA Super appoints Shanahan as chair

HARRY PAGE  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2014
... welcome him to the position of Chairman," he added. Over the last year, WA Super, formerly known as WA Local Government Super, has undergone changes such as a fund overhaul and a rebrand. The overhaul will expand the fund's membership base so to include ...

LGS carbon screening possible, but not imminent

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 DEC 2013
The board of Local Government Super (LGS) will consider toughening its screening of investments in companies exposed to coal mining and other fossil fuels, but is unlikely to make any decisions before February, according to LGS head of sustainability ...

How green are 'green funds'?

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 DEC 2013
... uranium mining and tobacco operations, leaving it free to invest in 'best of sector' fossil fuel miners. Local Government Super (LGS), a fund known for its environmentally-sound investments, avoids companies which have a 'material' (i.e. more than 10%) ...

Link Super retains LGS admin contract

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 NOV 2013
Local Government Super (LGS) has reappointed Link Super as the fund's administration provider after conducting a tender process. Subject to the usual reviews and due diligence, the four-and-a-half year administration agreement will commence July 1 ...

WA Local Government Super rebrands, gets MySuper

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 5 NOV 2013
WA Local Government Super is looking to corner the MySuper market in Western Australia after becoming the only Western Australian fund so far to be granted a MySuper licence. The fund, which until now has been exclusively for local government employees ...