After Hours Season 3 /

After Hours Season 3: CIOs of Super

Join Vanessa Stoykov and her co-hosts, Orbis Investments’ Jenny Josling and Jason Ciccolallo, as they hear firsthand from those managing the investment strategies for our most important financial asset – superannuation. In this series, they will explore the super funds becoming our nation makers and how they’re holding the power to make an impact on Australian life.

 
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 how he helped turn it all around.

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 phases. But their effectiveness comes down to their design, as Australian Catholic Super CIO Michael Block explains.

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 CIO Michael Block supports members getting financial advice. In this video, he explains why this is especially important for a smaller fund.

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 Damian Graham talks about how First State Super’s mandate strategy works, and how it uses its size effectively in the market.

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 this video, CIO Damian Graham looks at how that acquisition has worked for the benefit of members.

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 Damian Graham explains the idea of a “governance budget” and how it’s used in making investment decisions. 

Top Course /

What you need to know when starting an advice business

In this CPD course, Pina Sciarrone from AIA Australia sits down with Jessica Brady from Fox & Hare - Financial Advice to explore the key things you need to know when starting a new advice business, and how the Royal Commission and legislative changes have impacted the way they work with clients. 

Future Talk Part 2

In this CPD course,  you will watch candid chats with leaders on the future of the financial services industry. This program is where industry leaders discuss change, market evolution and strategy – focusing on politics, advice, superannuation and platforms. 

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Future Talk

In this CPD course, watch candid conversations with leaders on the future of the financial services industry. This program is where industry leaders discuss change, market evolution and strategy – focusing on politics, advice, technology and superannuation. 

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Future Talk Part 1

In this CPD course, watch candid conversations Bryce Doherty, CEO at UBS Asset Management has with Senator Andrew Bragg, and Sally Loane at the FSC on the future of the financial services industry. 

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The 6 big questions facing Australian institutional investors

In this course, you'll get actionable insights into the 6 big questions facing Australian institutional investors today.  As with nearly $2.9 trillion in assets, the super sector is now larger than the entire Australian equity market - and it's valuable for advisers to see how these large investors are allocating their funds, as they're in a position to influence how people manager their money into retirement.

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30 Sep 2019

How to invest a pile of money

What role do super funds have when it comes to combating climate change? If Hostplus CIO Sam Sicilia had his way, a significant one. But first, governments need to step up to the plate.

 

 

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