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Cbus, Media Super start due diligence
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
The $54 billion Cbus Super and $6 billion Media Super have signed a memorandum of understanding and will commence due diligence. The two industry funds are aiming for the joint agreement to be in operation in 2021, conditional on due diligence to establish ...
Private equity weathers COVID-19 crisis: Research
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... working arrangements. Willis Towers Watson director of manager research Dania Zinurova said that with only 4.6% of superannuation fund assets invested in unlisted equity (according to APRA data from March 2020), there was clearly more room for allocation. ...
First State to dump $40m of thermal coal holdings
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
The $120 billion industry super fund has announced it will divest $40 million of its equity portfolio, including its indexed exposures, from thermal coal miners from October and will reduce greenhouse gas emissions in its listed equities exposures by ...
ATO can make cost of advice cheaper: Asher
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... Australians. "It seems clear that more direct government intervention may be required - just like the introduction of the Superannuation Guarantee, MySuper and even Account Based Pensions," Asher said in the recently-published dialogue paper titled ...
New partner at Stanford Brown
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... of experience in both financial advice and accounting to our clients. "In addition to his detailed knowledge of superannuation and tax law, he has built some extremely close relationships with his clients over time. We are thrilled that he has decided ...
AustralianSuper appoints head of financial crime
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
The country's largest superannuation fund has appointed a head of financial crime, security and resilience, reporting to its chief risk officer Paul Schroder. Tom Garcia is moving into the role after serving as AustralianSuper's head of product from ...
Equity Trustees nabs new director
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
... nabbed an industry super fund's interim chief investment officer as an independent director on two of its superannuation boards. George Zielinski has been appointed as an independent director on the boards of Equity Trustees Superannuation Limited ...
BT un-aligns group insurance, awards mandate
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
... Australia, that shares our philosophy of supporting the health and wellbeing of our members," BT said in a note to superannuation members. The new financial year also saw BT update super members on fees and costs. The Regulatory Change Expense Recovery ...
Hostplus bumps cash allocation up
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
Industry fund Hostplus has revised its asset allocation, bumping the allocation to cash in its balanced option up from 0% to 5%. The change to the cash allocation was effective from 19 June 2020, when the fund also reduced its allocation to alternatives ...
AustralianSuper throws weight behind SDG platform
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
AustralianSuper, the nation's largest superannuation fund, has joined British Columbia Investment Management and PGGM to establish the Sustainable Developments Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP). The platform will be driven by artificial intelligence ...
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