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Material weakness in super funds, insurers exposed

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
The numerous weaknesses exposed in APRA's prudential inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank are apparent among life insurers and superannuation funds. The prudential regulator wrote to 36 insurers, super funds and ADIs last June off the back of its ...

Industry funds dominate AAA quality list

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
One-in-four superannuation products have achieved Rainmaker's AAA quality benchmarks this year, the majority of which are provided by not-for-profit funds. Following an in-depth assessment of 750 superannuation products, only 174 or 23.2% received ...

Aussie instos among most responsible investors

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2019
Two major Australian institutional investors are among the world's most responsible asset allocators, according to a new report. AustralianSuper and Victoria Funds Management Corporation were recognised for their commitment to responsible long-term ...

Northern Trust eyes super fund trading desks

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
Northern Trust thinks the $2.8 trillion superannuation industry will increasingly outsource its trading functions and it wants a slice of the business. As Aussie super funds bring investments in-house and face greater demands for accountability from ...

AMP Capital invests in student accommodation

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
AMP Capital acquired a 34-year contract for student accommodation at Australian National University from Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme and Infratil. AMP Capital will collect the rental income from 4,184 beds in 10 residences at the Australian National ...

Pendal acquires Regnan

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
Pendal Group is acquiring the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation's stake in ESG house Regnan. Regnan specialises in ESG research, engagement and advisory services. It will continue to continue to offer its independent services under the brand ...

Curtain call for industry body after 96 years

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 JAN 2019
A retiree body that was set up before the Sydney Harbour Bridge was built shutters its doors this year - in a clear sign of the times. The Superannuated Commonwealth Officers' Association, established in 1923, had 50,000 members at its peak. But ...

Planning firm among healthiest Australian workplaces

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
Financial services companies fared well in AIA's latest healthiest workplace survey, with a 21-year-old firm recognised as Australia's healthiest small workplace. The Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation, planning firm Announcer and Mercer are all ...

Government mulls reforms to tax residency rules

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2018
The Federal Government is considering an overhaul of the rules governing residency for tax purposes in Australia, recommending a person's residency be defined by the number of days they spend in the country in a 12-month period. The Board of Taxation ...

Australian Unity Trustees signs tech partnership

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 JUN 2018
... a number of mandates in recent months including from the Scottish Friendly Assurance Society, ASB Bank and Commonwealth Super.