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AustralianSuper’s equities ride

The large size and penchant for active investment of the $120 billion AustralianSuper present both opportunities and challenges for its fund managers and inhouse equities team.
From the CIO’s chair

OPTrust focused on pension obligations

OPTrust CIO James C. Davis discusses the fund’s member-driven investment philosophy and how it is transforming OPTrust into a pension-management organisation focused on remaining fully funded.
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AustralianSuper CIO Mark Delaney

Mark Delaney sees an opportunity to make money from Brexit and a bright side to the tumult of US President Donald Trump.
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Asset owners take charge of the tender process

A candid feedback loop from asset owners to managers following a tender process will help raise the standard of transparency and appropriate offerings in the industry. Chief financial officer of Denmark’s Lønmodtagernes Dyrtidsfond (LD), Lars Wallberg, who has just overseen a full manager overhaul after a rigorous and deliberate tender process has advice to both... Read more »
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TelstraSuper: size-conscious success

What is the optimum size for an institutional investor? This is a question foremost in the mind of Jim Christensen, chief investment officer of TelstraSuper, the pension scheme of Australian telecommunications company Telstra. After four years of expansion, he believes he has maximised potential by gaining the optimum level of inhouse investment. Now running 20... Read more »