Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW

Search Results

Showing 41 - 50 of 72 results for "Milliman"

Asia-Pacific needs more retirement income specialists: Milliman

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
... world but many nations are yet to develop comprehensive retirement income systems. Global consulting and actuarial firm Milliman said across the Asia-Pacific consumers feel as if their national retirement systems' provisions are "inadequate", and have ...

Super playing dangerous risk game: Milliman

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 23 JAN 2017
... investment horizon favoured by superannuation funds is putting Australia's ageing population at risk, according to a new Milliman paper. The paper argues that the priority on long-term net returns highlighted in the Productivity Commission's draft report ...

The era of the retirement consultant

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 JAN 2017
... is paving the way for the creation of the 'retirement consultant.' According to a new paper from actuarial consultancy Milliman, the need for the assistance of a consultant focused solely on the implications of drawdown is growing as Australia's $2.1 ...

Milliman and Frontier explore new retirement product

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 1 NOV 2016
Superannuation industry consultants Milliman and Frontier Advisors have considered an alternative to a deferred lifetime annuity that trades off risk management for more flexibility. The "rainy day fund" would set aside funds that are not drawn upon ...

$1.6 million cap will not derail retirement

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 12 SEP 2016
Analysis from actuarial consultants Milliman shows there are good signs the proposed $1.6 million superannuation tax-free threshold in retirement will deliver a comfortable lifestyle within average life expectancy. The analysis suggests there is a 94% ...

Longevity driving interest in risk pooled products

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 JUL 2016
... from volatile markets is driving more investors to reassess their retirement and life insurance products, according to Milliman. Milliman, a global provider of actuarial products and services, has found that Australians investing for retirement and beyond ...

Milliman taps super fund for new head of consulting services

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUN 2016
Global actuarial consulting firm Milliman has appointed an executive from the superannuation industry in response to increasing demand for member-focused solutions from its industry super fund clients. Kevin Moloney joins the group as head of consulting ...

Milliman awarded industry fund mandate

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUN 2016
Milliman's Managed Risk Strategy will be applied to an industry super fund's default MySuper option from 1 July in a move described as a turning point for superannuation. The $4.8 billion Maritime Super awarded Milliman the managed risk mandate that ...

Milliman calls out "failures of diversification"

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 APR 2016
Milliman has criticised "typical" Australian balanced portfolios and a diversification approach to risk management. Noting that 60/40 balanced portfolios "experienced losses of 20% or more at the nadir of [the GFC]," Milliman's report said that this ...

Plato releases global managed risk fund for retirees

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 12 APR 2016
... correlation with equities markets, according to Plato's statement. It invests in the Global Shares Income Fund, using Milliman's Managed Risk Strategy. This is the same strategy used for Plato's other managed risk fund, the Plato Australian Shares Income ...