13 Nov 2019

How one CIO rebuilt a fund’s investment approach

When Australian Catholic Super CIO Michael Block joined the fund, it was in the bottom quartile amongst its peer-set. In this video, Block explains....

13 Nov 2019

For life-cycle strategies, the devil’s in the detail

Life-cycle strategies are growing in popularity as a means of smoothing out a member’s super savings throughout their accumulation and retirement....

12 Nov 2019

The importance of advice in a smaller fund

Given the prevalence of disengagement from super = and the effects this can have on member outcomes - it’s unsurprising Australian Catholic Super....

05 Nov 2019

How super funds are taking public companies private

As one of the country’s largest super funds, First State Super has a range of internal and external investment arrangements. In this video, CIO D....

05 Nov 2019

The acquisition that changed a super fund’s advice approach

In 2016, First State Super acquired StatePlus, with the goal of creating "the largest member owned financial planning network in Australia." In thi....

05 Nov 2019

Why super funds need a governance budget

As super funds grow and their mandates increase in complexity, so too does their need for governance strategy. In this video, First State Super CIO....

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