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Default MySuper fees drop to 1%: Rainmaker

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
New analysis from Rainmaker Information shows about 60% of all MySuper products reduced their fees last financial year, with the average fees paid by members now sitting at 1%. The 13.5 million Australians with a MySuper account currently pay less than ...

Ellerston investments chief takes board role

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... appointed a director of a $40 billion superannuation manager. As of this month, Christopher Hall sits on the board of Funds SA, the South Australian government's investment corporation that oversees the state's public sector super funds. Hall brings ...

Legislation introduced to create Queensland mega fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021
The Superannuation (State Public Sector) (Scheme Amendment) Bill 2021 was tabled in Queensland's parliament last week which, if passed, would pave the way for Sunsuper and QSuper's merger. On September 1, Queensland treasurer and minister for investment ...

NGS Super hikes fees

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
Two days after shelving a planned merger, NGS Super informed members of plans to increase fees on some investment options from October. A spokesperson for the fund said the fee increases "has no connection" to its scrapped merger with Australian Catholic ...

NGS, ACSRF shelve merger plans

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
After 12 months of discussions, Sydney's Australian Catholic Superannuation and NGS Super have shelved their plans to merge and create a $21.5 billion fund. The two signed a Memorandum of Understanding in August 2020, after years of informal discussions ...

Super funds progress merger talks

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021
Two industry super funds have signed an agreement to explore a merger following a short period of discussion. Hostplus and Statewide Super have signed a Heads of Agreement, with a note on the former's website dated last week confirming the "important ...

FEAL welcomes new board directors

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUL 2021
The chief executives of Funds SA and BUSSQ have joined the board of the Fund Executives Association Ltd, replacing two long-serving directors. Effective July 1, Funds SA chief executive Jo Townsend and BUSSQ chief Damian Wills are now directors on the ...

Sunsuper, QSuper appoint leadership team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
The bulk of the executive lineup that will lead Sunsuper and QSuper post-merger has been named. In addition to Bernard Reilly as chief executive, eight more executives have been appointed to lead the merged fund following all relevant approvals. Most ...

EISS Super, TWUSUPER explore merger

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
The two industry superannuation funds have signed a memorandum of understanding to weigh a potential merger. If the merger proceeds, the combined fund will have about 130,000 members and $12 billion in funds under management. In a joint statement, the ...

Funds SA appoints director of asset allocation

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAR 2021
... strategy. Prior to this, he worked at AMP Capital for nearly eight years including as an investment strategist. He started at Funds SA in March and reports to its chief investment officer Richard Friend. "The appointment of Brendan is an important addition ...
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