Dispersion of opinion remains alive and well on the topic of how best to approach accumulation vs decumulation investing, but how different are these two regimes in reality? What does a decumulation investment process look like? Furthermore, what does a decumulation process look like in a defined contribution regime, and in a guaranteed regime? What are the perils, the assumptions, and the impossibilities, all of which need to be balanced? This is a practitioner’s discussion on the realities of running a portfolio with structural decumulation.
Speakers: Charles Wu, deputy chief investment officer and general manager DC investments, State Super, Chris Plater, chief executive and chief investment officer, Life, Challenger and Jacki Ellis, portfolio manager retirement strategies, First State Super
Moderator: David Bell, executive director, The Conexus Institute
Length: 33 mins