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Super funds long-term investors no more as industry goes ‘limp mode’

A big chunk of super funds are now in “limp mode” as their buffer against the performance test evaporates. And sustainable investing is getting harder when even tobacco exclusions eat up the tracking error budget. Everybody knows that people will say what they really think as long as they don’t have to put their name…

Lachlan Maddock | 27th Jul 2022 | More
What comes next for YFYS

The performance test for Choice products has been paused, and the Albanese Government has launched a sweeping review into the Your Future, Your Super (YFYS) reforms. So what comes next? The superannuation industry was in something of a state of shock on Thursday afternoon, with late breaking news that the YFYS performance test for Choice…

Lachlan Maddock | 8th Jul 2022 | More
‘Is that the best outcome?’: Member inequality lurks in illiquids

Despite their surging popularity, risks lurk within illiquid assets that put member outcomes and portfolio quality at risk – and there’s little regulation for handling them. Illiquid assets – anything from infrastructure and commercial property to venture capital and private equity – are experiencing a surge in popularity as institutional investors face down a future…

Lachlan Maddock | 21st Jan 2022 | More
  • Disengaged members may need “safety net” retirement options

    Funds should allow retiree members to request they select a retirement product on their behalf, and create “safety net provisions” for those who don’t, according to new research. New research by David Bell, executive director of the Conexus Institute, Geoff Warren, associate professor at the Australian National University, argues that relying solely on retirees to…

    Lachlan Maddock | 6th Aug 2021 | More