Industry fund dips toes in private equity
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
An $8.6 billion industry superannuation fund is gearing up its first private equity play in almost half a decade, as it readies for an environment of lower returns.
Industry fund fined over independent advice claims
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
A major industry superannuation fund has been forced to remove "independent" from its financial advice messaging and consequently slapped with a financial penalty issued by the corporate regulator.
Super fund divests companies with all-male boards
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
A growing superannuation fund has become the first to divest from every company in its portfolio that has an all-male board.
Pension fund giant cuts BHP
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
BHP Group is among several companies a $106 billion international pension fund has excluded from its investment universe as it aims to rid its portfolio of coal.
Communication fails to keep member interests at heart
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019
Many superannuation fund members are feeling confused after receiving communication from trustees attempting to explain the new Protecting Your Superannuation Package laws. Some super funds however, are outshining others.
Should super funds segregate pension assets?
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
With 2.8 million super accounts slated to enter pension phase over the next decade, is it time superannuation funds follow QSuper's lead and start segregating their pension assets?
SMSF gender gap reduces over time
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
Latest research from Class shows the superannuation gap between men and women reduces over time in SMSFs yet remains significant.
Super, life risk face election test
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
Superannuation is in the firing line once again as Australia prepares to head to the polls, with industry stakeholders calling for greater certainty over the future of superannuation reform.
Industry fund awards group insurance mandate
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
A $51 billion superannuation fund has awarded a group insurance mandate to TAL, ending a 15-year relationship with AIA Australia.
Lax regulation worsens lost super benefits: ISA
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2019
Industry Super Australia is calling on major political parties ahead of the upcoming election to fix the Superannuation Guarantee loopholes costing workers $5.94 billion in super entitlements.
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