mergers

Superannuation

Three of the super fund’s most popular investment options have achieved 10.6 per cent returns or more in the financial year to the end of June 2023. ...

Features

The $30 billion Brighter Super fund has become a “significant player” following two mergers in two years, according to chief executive Kate Farrar, and holds growth ambit...

Superannuation

As M&A activity continues to re-shape the superannuation industry, experts have highlighted key regulatory questions for funds to keep in mind when completing a deal....

Expert Analysis

The superannuation sector is going through a golden era of fund mergers but negotiation and execution can be challenging....

Superannuation

If niche superannuation funds end up merging with larger funds the industry could end up looking like the banking sector with not a lot of product or service differentiat...

Superannuation

With the flurry in merger activity in the superannuation space, Mercer is the latest super fund looking at mergers for growth. ...

Superannuation

Only one in five members of a merged superannuation fund are aware there has been a change, according to KPMG, indicating funds need to significantly improve their commun...

Superannuation

The future superannuation industry landscape will be dominated by the major funds, along with niche players, which does not leave space for “middle ground” funds, accordi...

Superannuation

Funds that underperformed in the Your Future, Your Super performance test may seem less attractive, but they still have potential to find merger partners, according to Fr...

Institutional investment

When superannuation funds are looking for scale benefits as part of a merger, they need to have negotiations with asset managers in good faith to avoid the risk of losing...

Superannuation

Entering the next phase of the merger plan, both funds will commence due diligence to confirm the merger is in the best interest of members....

Superannuation

The strategic partnership between Hostplus and Maritime Super is one example, but not expected to be the standard going forward....

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