Volatility specialists Triple3 were recently awarded an equity overlay mandate from an industry super fund seeking further downside protection in its international equities portfolio.

The mandate provides an equity risk mitigation strategy to about one-third of a $1.3 billion international equities portfolio at Australian Catholic Superannuation.

Triple3 chief investment officer Simon Ho said the strategy uses exchange-traded index options, keeping it simple and without credit risk. He said the firm would continue to work fiercely in pursuit of more super fund and institutional mandates for equity risk mitigation.

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