The Australian retirement fund’s CIO wants to keep all of his portfolio with external firms. He says that it has become easier to negotiate lower manager fees as some peers internalise.
The Australian superannuation fund is refocusing on tilting with the help of a new overlay programme and expanding private market exposure under the direction of its new CIO.
Sep 22, 2009
Technology vendor Sophis has opened an office in Beijing and will do the same in Australia, following client wins in both countries and elsewhere in the region.
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