Insights

What to do when you learn your company is facing a merger or acquisition

Thursday 18th March 2021
So you're being acquired...
So you're being acquired...

Following the announcement that QSuper and Sunsuper will merge and create the largest fund in Australia, there may well be trepidation around consolidation. One of the reasons to merge is to find efficiencies that come with scale, but that can mean job losses and restructuring. We asked some financial services specialist recruiters about what people should do first (aside from updating their CV) when they learn their company is facing a merger or acquisition.

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Why CEOs misbehave

Thursday 18th March 2021
Rafe Consulting's Barry Rafe
Rafe Consulting's Barry Rafe

Boards need to consider giving chief executive officers and senior management more criteria around how they can meet their company’s espoused values if they want them to avoid questionable practices that harm the community and customers, according to Barry Rafe, principal at Rafe Consulting.

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Super satisfaction on the rise

Thursday 10th December 2020
Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine
Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine

After months of falls due to Covid-19, superannuation fund satisfaction rose 0.6 per cent in October to 61 per cent, according to the latest Roy Morgan Superannuation Satisfaction Report, with self-managed superannuation fund trustees also recovering some of their mojo.

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