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How likely is a super fund to fail YFYS test?

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUL 2021
... to determine how at-risk they are, Willis Towers Watson says. Following analysis, WTW senior director of investments Tim Unger said a product with a 10% probability of underperformance in any eight-year period has a cumulative probability of underperformance ...

Investment approaches in change phase

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
... change. Asset owners, like Australia's super funds, were evolving their practices into TPA and WTW senior consultant Tim Unger said the COVID-19 crisis is the perfect testing ground. Unger said that while the more traditional approach of using benchmarks ...

Fund managers expect clients to turn aggressive

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAR 2014
... institutional clients will become more aggressive over the next year," Towers Watson head of investment strategy in Australia Tim Unger said. "This catches our attention as we rate developed market equities 'neutral' (as of February 2014) compared to ...

Fund stalwarts draw $6bn in Aus equities mandates

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2013
... regulatory and commercial pressure to keep the headline cost to members down, Towers Watson senior investment consultant Tim Unger says it is surprising that active portfolios have been so dominant. "There's clearly a strong belief among the institutions ...

IMCA: Asset allocation future uncertain

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2012
... is making better use of what we have got and helping members understand the risks that they are dealing with," said Tim Unger, senior investment consultant at Towers Watson. "It's also very hard to predict the future and the best bet is holding a range ...

If in doubt, stop securities lending: WW

MEDIA RELEASE  |  FRIDAY, 28 NOV 2008
... arrangements to ensure they fully understand the risks involved and confirm their lending guidelines are appropriate," said Tim Unger, head of strategy at Watson Wyatt Australia. Three key areas that an institutional fund should be aware of are counterparty ...

Fortune favours the prudent

RUTH LIEW  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2008
... in investors' ability to find a balance between investing with a long-term perspective, and making decisions quickly. Tim Unger, head of strategic research at Wattson Wyatt, believes there's never been a more crucial time for them to carefully consider ...

Alternative goes mainstream as long-only dies

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2007
... investing, hedge funds and short-selling. The growth of private equity and alpha-hunting just drives the trends harder. Tim Unger, senior investment consultant at Watson Wyatt, said, "Creating value through advanced investment strategies and the implementation ...
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