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Segal Rogerscasey teams with Aussie consultant
Segal Rogerscasey and Australian consultant Frontier Advisors announced Thursday they have established a global investment research alliance, with the objective of sharing research on investment managers globally.
NZ Superannuation reports gain for March, sale of timber
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund reported a 1.76% return for March, lifting the value of the fund's portfolio to NZ$22.11 billion (US$18.62 billion) as of March 31.
Shell Australia Superannuation Fund joins outsourcing trend
Shell Australia is poised to become the latest Australian corporation to outsource its retirement plan to an external superannuation fund provider.
Industry Funds Management-led consortium buys Aussie port leases
Industry Funds Management led a consortium of investors in acquiring the 99-year leases of two major Australian ports for $A5.07 billion ($5.3 billion).
First State Investments names CIO for fixed interest and credit
Paul Griffiths will join First State Investments in London as chief investment officer, fixed interest and credit, effective July 1.
New Zealand Superannuation reports 1.3% gain for February
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund reported a 1.31% investment gain for the month of February, lifting the value of its portfolio to a record NZ$21.99 billion.
Chief executive of A$13 billion Telstra Super to step down in August
Martin Crowe, chief executive of Telstra Super, an A$13 billion Melbourne-based superannuation fund, will retire on Aug. 30.
Australia Future Fund excludes tobacco producers from portfolio
The board of Australia's A$82.4 billion Future Fund announced a decision Thursday to exclude primary tobacco product manufacturers from the fund's portfolio.
New Zealand Superannuation posts 4.3% gain for January
The New Zealand Superannuation fund reported a 4.3% gain for January, lifting the value of the fund's portfolio at month's end to NZ$21.81 billion (US$18.2 billion).
NZ Superannuation fills new posts
Tim Mitchell and Chris Jagger will take on new posts at NZ$20.9 billion New Zealand Superannuation, overseeing the fund's investments in New Zealand equities and unlisted mandates.
Vanguard taps FTSE veteran as head of institutional sales for Australia
Julie Andrews will join Vanguard Investments Australia as head of institutional sales and service.
Australia's Future Fund reports 12.8% gain for 2012
The Australian Future Fund on Tuesday reported a 12.8% investment gain for 2012, lifting the value of the sovereign wealth fund’s portfolio to A$82.4 billion (US$86.1 billion).
Australasia CEO out in Russell Investments Asia-Pacific reorganization
Chris Corneil, Russell Investments' Australasia CEO, left the company Thursday after his position was eliminated in a restructuring.
New Zealand Superannuation Fund reports 19.2% gain for 2012
The New Zealand Superannuation Fund Tuesday reported a 19.2% investment return for 2012, lifting the value of its portfolio to a record NZ$20.92 billion.
VicSuper's new index takes knife to U.S., Japan bond exposures
The A$9.2 billion (US$9.7 billion) Melbourne-based VicSuper has adopted a customized index for its passive bond investments, dropping its market-cap-weighted index in favor of one with less exposure to the U.S. and Japan.