Adieu

17-Dec-2015|By Wouter Klijn

All good things must come to an end, and so it is with theinstoreport. This is my last edition of the weekly newsletter as I am leaving Benchmark Media, and with my departure theinstoreport will no longer be published. I have had three wond.. Read More

Adieu

17-Dec-2015

All good things must come to an end, and so it is with theinstoreport. This is my last edition of the weekly newsletter as I am leaving Benchmark Media, and with my departure theinstoreport will no longer be publish.. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

15-Oct-2015

This year’s SuperRatings Day (http://www.theinstoreport.com.au/CampaignProcess.aspx?A=Link&VID=0&KID=240060&LID=1230636) of Confrontation attracted the largest crowd since it started 13 years ago. .. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

08-Oct-2015

This week, Statewide Super announced it has found a new chief executive in the form of returning South Australian Richard Nunn, who was based in Singapore. The choice is an interesting one, as Nunn has built up a ca.. Read More

Transfield challenges definition of ESG

27-Aug-2015

The recent furore around super funds’ divestment from Transfield – the operator of government-backed detention centres for refugees on Nauru and Manus Island – has raised uncomfortable questions about t.. Read More

Engaging who?

04-Jun-2015

Although superannuation funds are essentially multi-manager investment companies, the thing that worries them the most is member engagement. Time and again, I’m being told engagement is the holy grail. An.. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

14-May-2015

This week, all eyes were focused on the 2015/16 federal budget. Whereas last year the government introduced a series of severe budget cuts, proclaiming the age of entitlement was over, this year’s budget was m.. Read More

Canaries in the coal mine

14-May-2015

Everyone loves a good gossip. It was, therefore, to be expected that when details emerged from the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption in Australia about the leaking of personal details of me.. Read More

Key person risk not just about departures

10-Apr-2015

Institutional investors are aware of the key person risk they take on when they decide to invest with an active fund manager, especially when the manager is any good. The departure of so-called star investment manag.. Read More

Towards a 35 pct super guarantee

12-Mar-2015

When I was growing up in the Netherlands, the taxation office there had a slogan that was both amusing and showed a realistic expectation of how people regarded tax. After showing a clip of people, who were ridiculo.. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

12-Feb-2015

The $29 billion industry super fund HESTA has found a successor to its long-serving chief executive Anne-Marie Corboy. It has appointed Debby Blakey from within its ranks to the top position. The choice of Blak.. Read More