[i3]/TAI Asset Owner Roundtable 2019
In collaboration with the Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI), the [i3] Asset Owner Roundtable focused on governance and investment models for sovereign, pension, insurance and endowment funds. The institute’s Roger Urwin and TCorp CIO Stewart Brentnall led a discussion on how to tackle different models, culture and governance.
[i3] Equities Luncheon with Carsten Murawski
In this Equities luncheon, we looked at decision making for complex problems. Asset managers are well aware of the sheer complexity they face in solving investment problems and have developed sophisticated models steeped in the traditions of advanced statistics to help them. Many of these models emphasise amassing large amounts of information to produce ever […]
Pacific Islands Investment Forum – CEO Meeting 2019
The Pacific Islands Investment Forum (PIIF) brings together the provident funds, superannuation funds, sovereign wealth funds, trust funds, and social security administrations from across the Pacific. The annual CEO meeting was successfully hosted by the Samoa National Provident Fund at Apia in September 2019. The meeting also marked the passing of the PIIF chairmanship from […]
[i3] Strategy Luncheon with Reserve Bank of Australia
The Role of Super Funds in Financial Stability During the global financial crisis it became clear that some financial entities are ‘too big to fail’ as the ramifications of their demise simply were too great to be absorbed by the system. As superannuation funds have grown larger over the years, their combined assets under management […]
[i3] Fixed Income, Credit & Currency (FICC) Forum 2019
The [i3] Fixed Income, Credit & Currency Forum (FICC) was held on 19 June, 2019 at the Intercontinental Double Bay. Delegates heard from the Future Fund about its total portfolio approach and where fixed income sits in there. We discussed private loans and emerging market debt. And finally addressed portfolio construction issues and ESG.
[i3] Insurance Investment Forum 2019
The [i3] Insurance Investment Forum was held on 18 June, 2019 at the Intercontinental Double Bay. Delegates from both APRA-regulated and government insurance companies came together to discuss the challenges of the current market environment, portfolio construction and the risks of technological change to investments.
[i3] Insurance Luncheon 2019
At the [i3] Insurance Investment Luncheon, Allianz Australia’s CIO Anthony Michael discussed how one of the world’s largest insurance companies is evolving its strategic approach, particularly as it relates to investing in non-public and alternative asset classes. He also shared some of the challenges in implementing change against the backdrop of varying local and global […]