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  1. Qantas Super CEO to retire at end of 2015

    trueJane Perry, CEO of Qantas Superannuation, Sydney, will retire at the end of 2015.

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  1. Superannuation snapshot

    trueThe latest quarterly data from Australia's superannuation system.

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  2. BlackRock, Ceres create ESG governance guide for institutional investors

    trueBlackRock teamed up with Ceres to create a guide for U.S. institutional investors on engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues, the two institutions announced Thursday.

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  3. PIMCO Australia names head of investment due diligence group

    trueDavid Erdonmez will join PIMCO Australia in late June as a senior vice president, account manager and head of the firm’s investment due diligence group.

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  4. Mitsui & Co. to buy 20% stake in Australian infrastructure debt boutique

    trueMitsui & Co., the Tokyo-based trading giant, will take a 20% stake in Melbourne, Australia-based infrastructure debt boutique Westbourne Capital.

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  5. TIAA Henderson Real Estate adds senior real estate analyst in Sydney

    trueWilliam Keaveney was named senior real estate analyst at TIAA Henderson Real Estate in Sydney.

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  6. QIC taps Northern Trust as global custodian for its Australian fund offerings

    trueQIC, a Brisbane-based money manager with A$70.8 billion ($55.4 billion) in assets under management, hired Northern Trust to provide global custody, fund accounting, taxation and associated services for QIC's Australian fund offerings.

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  7. Australia's Future Fund heavy in cash

    trueAustralia's A$117 billion ($90.9 billion) Future Fund is holding more cash this year, as the hunt for value in global markets becomes increasingly challenging.

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  8. Australia's Future Fund posts 7.1% gain for quarter; cash holdings climb

    trueAustralia’s Future Fund reported a 7.1% gain for the quarter ended March 31, lifting the value of its investment portfolio to A$117 billion ($91.4 billion) even as the fund’s cash holdings jumped by roughly A$4 billion.

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  9. UniSuper taps BNP Paribas as new custodian

    trueUniSuper hired BNP Paribas Securities Services as master custodian for the A$50 billion ($38.8 billion) superannuation fund.

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  10. NZ Super posts 5.9% gain in first quarter, up 18.85% over past 12 months

    trueThe New Zealand Superannuation Fund posted a 5.91% return for the quarter ended March 31, lifting the value of the Auckland-based fund's investment portfolio to NZ$28.97 billion ($22.3 billion).

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  11. Rainmaker: Australia's superannuation industry hits A$2 trillion mark

    trueAustralia's superannuation system savings reached the A$2 trillion ($1.6 trillion) mark during the first quarter, said Alex Dunnin, head of research for The Rainmaker Group.

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  12. NZ Super suspends allocation with Milford Asset Management

    trueNew Zealand Superannuation Fund announced Thursday it had suspended its actively managed New Zealand equities allocation with Milford Asset Management until the completion of an ongoing investigation of the firm by the country’s Financial Markets Authority.

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  13. Australia's UniSuper wants Indian stocks as 'next big thing'

    trueUniSuper Management is considering investing in India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes sweeping economic reforms to lure investors.

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