Equip passes on investment fee reduction

16-Dec-2015|By Wouter Klijn

The $7 billion industry superannuation fund Equip will cut fees and costs for both accumulation and pension members from 1 February 2016, after the fund was able to reduce the investment fees it pays fund managers in all of its investment options, ex.. Read More

Equip passes on investment fee reduction

16-Dec-2015

The $7 billion industry superannuation fund Equip will cut fees and costs for both accumulation and pension members from 1 February 2016, after the fund was able to reduce the investment fees it pays fund managers in all.. Read More

Vision Super moves to low carbon benchmarks

11-Dec-2015

Vision Super has changed its investment benchmarks for its passive international and Australian share portfolios to low carbon benchmarks, in order to reflect its position on climate change as an investment risk. &l.. Read More

Prime Super revamps brand

29-Sep-2015

Prime Super has revamped its brand, following the merger with Health Industry Plan last year. The fund wanted to be associated with uncomplicated superannuation products, which it said could help member engagement. .. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

10-Sep-2015

Last week’s Superannuation Investment Conference on the Gold Coast, organised by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees, provided a clear snapshot of the greatest challenges faced by the institutional .. Read More

Hostplus CIO would remove direct option

04-Sep-2015

Hostplus chief investment officer Sam Sicilia would remove the fund's direct investment option, ChoicePlus, if it was up to him. Sicilia said returns members had generated had been negative since the launch of the p.. Read More

Ethics are not an extra

20-Aug-2015

The idea clients of investment management firms only cared about maximising profits was an illusion and institutions would do well to find out what ethical considerations were important to them, Griffith University ethic.. Read More

Mercer tool targets member retention

20-Aug-2015

As superannuation funds continue to morph into full-blown financial services organisations, analytical tools that help them understand their member base have become increasingly more important. A number of super fun.. Read More

Disengagement is a myth

06-Aug-2015

The idea that the vast majority of superannuation members were disengaged was a myth, according to new research from the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR). The CIFR study (http://www.cifr.edu.au.. Read More

Retail funds start transition of default super amounts

23-Jul-2015

Retail superannuation funds have started to transfer member superannuation accounts that have been identified as accrued default amounts to MySuper licensed products. MLC sent out letters to more than 400,000 member.. Read More

Hostplus rules out in-specie transfers

09-Jul-2015

Hostplus has dismissed the possibility it will allow the in-specie transfer of investments in the future. In-specie transfers would enable trustees of self-managed super funds (SMSF) to transfer their investment hol.. Read More