theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

17-Dec-2015|By Wouter Klijn

This is the last week of publication for theinstoreport and the website will not be updated after this week’s newsletter. It’s been a great three years and I would like to thank the many readers of this publication for their time and.. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

17-Dec-2015

This is the last week of publication for theinstoreport and the website will not be updated after this week’s newsletter. It’s been a great three years and I would like to thank the many readers of this .. 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

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

10-Dec-2015

At the launch of a venture capital partnership between First State Super and H2 Ventures this week, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull took the opportunity to lambast institutional investors in Australia for their unwilling.. Read More

theinstoreport: Weekly Round-up

03-Dec-2015

NGS Super and QIEC Super this week announced the unusual step, at least for the industry funds sector, to integrate operations via a master trust structure. The structure would enable the two funds to operate relati.. Read More

Replace ESG with stewardship code

03-Dec-2015

An institutional investment stewardship code could provide a better framework for establishing best practice in the industry than environment, social and corporate governance (ESG) policies, according to JP Morgan. .. Read More

Fraser review could end up in stewardship code

03-Dec-2015

The proposed review of not-for-profit superannuation fund governance by former Reserve Bank of Australia governor and Treasury secretary Bernie Fraser could lead to the development of a United Kingdom-style stewardship c.. Read More

Funds need to adopt outcome engines

03-Dec-2015

Superannuation funds would do well to invest resources into building systems that analyse different pathways that members experience in building up and eventually spending their retirement benefit. These so-called o.. Read More

Tasplan and Quadrant officially merge

01-Dec-2015

Tasmanian superannuation funds Tasplan and Quadrant have officially merged as of today. The merger, which was first communicated in March 2014, will see the creation of a $3.3 billion fund, which has 100,000 members.. Read More

NGS and QIEC Super explore integration

30-Nov-2015

NGS Super and QIEC Super have agreed to investigate an integration of the two funds into a master trust structure. The two funds have executed a memorandum of understanding with the intention of investigating the ma.. Read More

Alpha is not a measure of success

27-Nov-2015

The generation of alpha is an important tool to achieve investment outcomes for members, but in itself it is not a measure of success, according to the State Street Center for Applied Research. Instead, superannuati.. Read More