While long-term expected returns are likely to be low and short-term risks remain high, developing retirement products is a tricky exercise, especially with younger members in mind, Troy Rieck, CIO of LGIAsuper, says.
New Zealand Super is a well-known timberland investors and the fund is now looking to boost its agricultural investments too, Neil Woods says.
Australian Catholic Superannuation and NGS Super have signed a memorandum of understanding to merge. The merger would create a $21 billion fund, with 210,000 members.
In this brief guide, we discuss some of the characteristics and peculiarities of the Australian pension fund industry and how this influences the way these funds invest their money.
Sunsuper CIO Ian Patrick talks about the pension fund’s experience dealing with the pandemic, tackling liquidity demands from member switching, early release of super and falling equity markets.
AustralianSuper has provided an insight into its decision making process for a recent mandate dedicated to China A-shares.
We speak with Lianne Buck, former Head of Infrastructure of TCorp and Director of Melbourne Airport, about how the airport sector will cope with the turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
First State Super will divest from businesses that derive more than 10 per cent of their revenue from thermal coal by October 2020, as part of a broader transition plan to prepare the investment portfolio for a low-carbon economy.
Islamic superannuation fund Crescent Wealth has expanded its investment toolkit with the addition of Shariah-compliant currency hedging, while it has also appointed a new asset consultant.