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Top global trends impacting portfolio construction

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2023
Decarbonisation, globalisation, and the diffusion of technology are worldwide trends that significantly influence the process of portfolio construction. In a panel discussion at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees ASI Conference, Goldman ...

It's time to fill your boots with private debt

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2023
A panel discussion at the AIST Superannuation Investment Conference (ASI) delved into the performance of private credit markets and highlighted nascent investment opportunities. QIC head of multi-sector private debt Phil Miall, IFM Investors executive ...

Unlisted asset valuation flaws complicate comparison

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 29 AUG 2023
Inherent flaws in unlisted asset valuations complicates the transparency of performance comparisons for superannuation fund members. Australian Retirement Trust chief investment officer Ian Patrick told the AIST Superannuation Investment Conference ...

HSBC committed to local custody arm despite rapid decline in assets

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 AUG 2023
Despite its local assets under custody and administration plummeting by more than 60% in the past six months, HSBC is adamant it's not going anywhere. The most recent statistics to come out of the Australian Custodial Services Association (ACSA) show ...

ISA, AIST announce merger to form new organisation

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 22 AUG 2023
Industry Super Australia (ISA) and the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) are merging, announcing a new unified organisation to represent profit-to-member superannuation funds. In a joint statement, ISA and AIST said the merged entity ...

Equity Trustees to exit UK, Ireland

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 15 AUG 2023
EQT Holdings, the holding company for Equity Trustees, confirmed it will exit its businesses in the UK and Ireland. Equity Trustees managing director Mick O'Brien said: "We are advanced in assessing options to determine the best exit from our investment ...

Equity Trustees combines super, trustee arms

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 AUG 2023
Equity Trustees is merging its superannuation and corporate trustee services divisions, creating a $150 billion business. The group said the two divisions share many similarities, meaning "it makes good commercial sense to bring them together." All ...

Hejaz debuts Australia's first Islamic pension product

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 AUG 2023
Hejaz Group has introduced the first ever Islamic pension product, alongside a new super offering, advancing its commitment to offer comprehensive wealth services tailored for the Muslim community in Australia. Hejaz Islamic Super and Pension provides ...

APRA finalises operational risk prudential standard

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUL 2023
APRA has finalised Prudential Standard CPS 230 Operational Risk Management, which aims to enhance the ability of banks, insurers, and superannuation trustees to manage operational risks and respond to business disruptions. According to QMV legal, the ...

FRAA provides roadmap for improved super regulation by APRA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUL 2023
The Financial Regulator Assessment Authority (FRAA) has affirmed the effectiveness of APRA in superannuation supervision, while identifying underdevelopment in the regulator's resolution function. The FRAA tabled five recommendations for APRA to enhance ...