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Canadian pension fund buys Aussie spud farm

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAR 2023
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (OTPP) and its Australian agriculture subsidiary, AustOn Corporation acquired a majority interest in potato growing giant Mitolo Family Farms. With more than 50 years of operations, Mitolo Family Farms is the ...

We need to be ready: APRA

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAR 2023
APRA is looking to further safeguard Australia's banking system following recent global events, warning economic ripple effects can still be felt across the pond. In an address on Tuesday, APRA chair John Lonsdale said no matter how resilient the ...

Super funds back new renewables platform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAR 2023
Aware Super and HESTA are among those to back Palisade Investment Partners' newly established renewable energy platform, combining five of its operational renewable energy assets. Palisade has launched Intera Renewables, which will focus on a combination ...

Australian investors pivot portfolios

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAR 2023
More than half of Australian institutional investors say the current environment is like nothing they've ever seen before and are taking action to rethink their strategies in accordance. Nuveen's EQuilibrium Global Institutional Investor Survey reported ...

Still work to be done on group insurance: ASIC

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAR 2023
Superannuation funds need to improve the life insurance they provide members, with ASIC finding trustees have not made sufficient effort to do so since it began targeted work in the area in 2019. Last year, ASIC reviewed the actions of 15 trustees in ...

Giving hope: Recent regulatory wins

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAR 2023
Recent developments in Australia have brought some positive changes for advancing women's rights and gender equality. In recent time, the government has taken concrete steps towards creating a more equitable society, implementing initiatives aimed at ...

Residential mortgages will defy headwinds: Study

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAR 2023
The residential mortgage sector will withstand the current headwinds driven by rapidly rising interest rates and cost of living pressures, a new study finds. According to Foresight Analytics, there are three key factors that will mitigate the risks ...

Inflation decimates retiree purchasing power

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAR 2023
Inflation is eroding retirees' purchasing power, posing a significant risk to their financial stability. With CPI now at 7.8% as of the December quarter of 2022, inflation has become an increasingly pressing issue for retirees, who worry that their ...

Optimum Pensions urges super trustees to insure mortality risk

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 28 FEB 2023
Optimum Pensions has urged super trustees to insure life expectancy and mitigate mortality risk to meet Retirement Income Covenant objectives. Optimum Pensions' ' The difference between insured and uninsured retirement products ' whitepaper said trustees ...

Tattarang buys Australia's first Waldorf Astoria

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 FEB 2023
Fiveight, the property arm of the Forrests' investment vehicle Tattarang, has acquired the planned high-end Waldorf Astoria hotel at Sydney's Circular Quay precinct. Purchased from Lendlease and its joint venture partner Mitsubishi Estate Asia, the ...