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Funds SA portfolio manager leaves, team to expand

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
... bidding farewell to a long-standing portfolio manager who looked after its alternatives portfolio. Clive Boyce managed Funds SA's private equity, infrastructure and opportunistic property investments, starting in 2005. He stepped away from full-time ...

JCP appoints executive chair

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
... (non-executive director) is retiring from the JCP board effective 30 September 2018 to take up a new role as the chair of Funds SA. "Wes Campbell has re-joined the JCP board as an executive director. Wes will continue his role as head of business development ...

Custody contract up for grabs

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 SEP 2018
... billion public sector fund manager's custody contract has come up for tender as it reviews the market for the best fit. Funds SA has appointed Mercer Sentinel to advise on the tender process. The manager has invited seven custodians to submit proposals ...

Funds SA appoints chair, director

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 10 AUG 2018
... appointment as the Adelaide-based manager's chair comes about two years after he first joined the board in April 2016. Funds SA has also brought on board Judith Smith as a director. "Smith brings extensive knowledge and experience in investment and ...

Are SMSF investors too conservative?

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 AUG 2018
The view that self-managed superannuation funds with less than $1 million in assets are likely to underperform APRA-regulated funds says more about SMSF asset allocation then it does for where individual members fit inside Australia's $2.6 trillion ...

SMSFs: Low balance, low satisfaction

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 31 JUL 2018
Satisfaction with self-managed superannuation funds dropped in the last 12 months, particularly for those with a balance of less than $250,000. Latest insights from Roy Morgan show that while satisfaction with the financial performance of SMSFs is down ...

Independent planning firm jumps into agriculture

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 JUL 2018
Growth Farms' recently launched farm leasing fund picked up a cornerstone investment from a $1 billion advisory group. Providence Wealth has made a "substantial" investment in the fledgling Australian Agricultural Lease Fund, making it the fund's cornerstone ...

Willis Towers Watson bolsters senior management

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUN 2018
Willis Towers Watson is expanding its local senior management with the appointment of a former Funds SA portfolio manager. Fresh from an 11-year career with Funds SA, Simon James has linked with the global consulting firm as its new Australian head ...

Industry fund welcomes new investment head

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 JUN 2018
... since former head of investment Matthew Kempton left the fund in February after five years. Kempton has since joined Funds SA in the newly-created role of director - equities.

Industry funds call for super shortfall reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018
The likelihood of a comfortable, self-sufficient retirement will diminish over the next decade for about 3.1 million Australians, according to new research. Recent findings from AustralianSuper and Cbus suggest the changing nature of work will create ...