Aware Super, one of Australia's biggest industry funds, and VISSF, one of the country's smaller funds, have begun exploring a merger.
Superannuation fund executives in Australia are largely unconcerned about rising inflation expectations.
United Technologies and Raytheon's merger presented challenges for CIO Robin Diamonte and her staff in merging the firms' retirement plans.
Interest in state private-sector retirement programs continues to grow, particularly as states grapple with the economic impact of COVID-19.
International retirement and savings plans for those working outside their home country have continued to grow in popularity.
The CEO of UniSuper, the Melbourne-based super fund focused on the higher eduction and research sectors, will depart later this year.
Australian industry funds Maritime Super and Hostplus agreed to pool assets as an alternative to Australia's wave of fund mergers.
Total assets in the 22 largest major retirement markets reached 80% of GDP in 2020, up a record 11.2 percentage points for the year.
Cbus added three senior investment professionals amid its continued push to bring more portfolio management in-house.
Aware Super wants to grow to be able to manage up to $230 billion, a push that could see it open offices in Europe and the U.S.
The key to successful adoption of financial wellness options is ensuring that they meet the needs of sponsors’ unique employee groups.
Tontines, with the promise of mortality credits, could attract growing numbers of clients hoping to win the pension lottery.
Despite a roller-coaster ride in markets as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, retirement plans ended 2020 with solid investment returns.
State Super tapped its acting head of investments as the $32.6 billion Sydney-based fund's new chief investment officer.
Hub International acquired Alpha Pension Group, a Boston-based registered investment adviser firm, following six similar deals last year.
National Employment Savings Trust will boost its private markets exposure to about 15% by 2022.
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund approved $4.8 billion in hardship withdrawals under a program announced in November.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has increased scrutiny of the performance of the country's superannuation funds.
U.K. retirement plans want the Pensions Regulator to keep deficit recovery contribution holidays despite a stable outlook for 2021.
Research from Georgetown University showed a national policy to close the retirement savings gap could boost savings and retiree income.
Raymond James Financial agreed to acquire NWPS Holdings, a provider of plan administration, consulting and actuarial services.
AustralianSuper portfolio assets have exceeded A$200 billion for the first time, with size and scale improving its prospects.
Infratil's board has rejected AustralianSuper's bid to acquire the infrastructure firm, citing "significant deficiencies" in the offer.
AustralianSuper announces an offer of $5.21 a share for New Zealand Stock Exchange-listed infrastructure developer and manager Infratil.
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund has pegged employees' contribution rate for 2021 at 9%, another year below the statutory rate of 11%.