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Superhero Super swallows Smartsave, overhauls offerings

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023
Diversa Trustees sub-plans Smartsave and Superhero Super have merged as the latter announces significant changes to its fees, structure, and investment menu.

Retirement phase of superannuation consultation opens

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
Treasury is seeking feedback on how the inherently complex retirement phase of superannuation can be improved to match the success of the accumulation phase.

Payday super protects most vulnerable: SMC

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
New modelling by the Super Members Council (SMC) reveals payday super could add up to $36,000 to the retirement balance of workers in the lowest 20% of wage earners.

Changing retirement landscape needs regulatory framework: Actuaries Institute

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023
The government has been encouraged to create a regulatory framework that empowers superannuation trustees to offer members targeted help, guidance, and advice (HGA) on issues outlined in the Retirement Income Review (RIC).

SMSF Association, CA ANZ rally against super tax changes

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
The SMSF Association and Chartered Accounts ANZ (CA ANZ) have urgently called for the rejection of a newly proposed bill that would double tax on many Australians superannuation earnings.

Future Group acquires Verve Super

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 NOV 2023
Just a month on from taking on GuildSuper, Future Group has now acquired 100% of women-focused fund Verve Super.

Commonwealth Super Corp selects Challenger for retirement products

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2023
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) has joined forces with Challenger to launch the next stage of its retirement income strategy in early 2024.

Super funds increasing offshore investment, currency hedging lessens: NAB

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023
According to NAB's latest super insights report, funds are increasingly diversifying internationally; offshore investment allocations rose to 47.8% in 2022, up from 46.8% in the previous year.

Aware Super commits $10bn investment from new London base

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023
At the Global Investment Summit today, Aware Super announced that it will invest a further $10 billion in the UK and Europe, managed through its newly opened London office.

AustralianSuper slams Brookfield's Origin Energy bid

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 24 NOV 2023
AustralianSuper has savaged Brookfield and EIG's eleventh-hour bid to acquire Origin Energy, emphatically asserting its intention to oppose a "low-ball" offer for the ASX-listed generator and retailer.