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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 ...

Funds SA fills two senior investment roles

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 27 APR 2018
... A $30 billion public sector fund manager has made two appointments in senior investment roles. Matthew Kempton joined Funds SA in February as director, equities. He left his role as chief investment officer at ESSSuper, where he worked from 2013 until ...

Merged super funds save $30m for members

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2018
Members of two newly-merged industry funds are due to reap cost savings of $30 million per year once the transition finalises on May 12. Sunsuper and Kinetic Super announced in April 2017 the consolidation will result in a single fund with more than ...

Successful implementation of super code critical

STEPHEN FAY, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2018
The Conference of Major Super Funds saw discussion on the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice move to issues of implementation as the code's subscription deadline looms. Superannuation funds have until March 30 to indicate whether ...

Stellar growth for industry funds: APRA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2018
The growth of industry superannuation funds significantly outpaced retail funds in the year to December 2017, latest APRA statistics show. Industry funds saw assets surge 18.3% to $589.8 billion year-on-year, largely driven by net contributions flows ...

JANA wins $30bn public sector mandate

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 30 JAN 2018
... replacing Willis Towers Watson. Following a strategic review and comprehensive tender process in the second half of 2017, Funds SA selected JANA as its new asset consultant. Funds SA chief executive Jo Townsend said the corporation has experienced significant ...

Social media boosting super fund engagement

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2017
Superannuation funds are bolstering their commitment to digital engagement, with the use of social media almost doubling since 2015. A recent survey by Willis Towers Watson found that 94% of super funds are increasing their investment in digital technology ...

Mental health an underlying business problem: Research

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2017
A mental health foundation that works with profit-to-member superannuation funds said about half of more than 5000 Australians believe workplace mental health and wellbeing is a problem in their business. SuperFriend released its annual Indicators of ...

Advice improves lifestyle outcomes: Research

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2017
One of Australia's largest superannuation funds said more than three-quarters of advised Australians feel they are prepared for retirement. Launching its Value of Advice Report on day one of the AFA 2017 National Adviser Conference at the Gold Coast ...

Why it shouldn't be called impact investing

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017
Sunsuper trustee director Michael Traill believes the industry has done itself a massive disservice by using the term "impact investing." Speaking at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees Super Investment Conference, Traill suggested that ...