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The Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited (Delisted)

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the type that best describes your organisation or the services you provide.

01.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.


02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

770 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Fulltime Employees         770

Part Time Employees      134

Casual Employees               1

Total Employees              905

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

In September 2017, CBA announced the sale of its CommInsure life insurance business in Australia to the AIA Group. The sale includes CMLA. While the sale of CMLA is expected to complete in calendar year 2020, CMLA has entered into a Joint Cooperation Agreement with AIA Australia Limited (AIA) and CBA for the joint operation of CMLA, as at 1 November 2019. AIA is part of the AIA Group which is a PRI signatory. Whilst CBA will remain the ultimate shareholder of CMLA, under the terms of the Joint Cooperation Agreement AIA  has an appropriate level of direct management and oversight of the CMLA business.

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 10-50% 25.7
Fixed income 0 0 10-50% 24.9
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 <10% 2.1
Infrastructure 0 0 <10% 4.7
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 <10% 4.1
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 10-50% 12.9 10-50% 19.3
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify <10% 3.2 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 <10% 3.1

`Other (1)` specified

          Internally managed - 3.2% represents an allocation to Residential Mortgages.

`Other (2)` specified


06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

Most of CMLA's assets under management (AUM) are managed externally, as per the PRI definition. Security level investment decisions on a day to day basis are made by external investment managers. CMLA's Investment decisions are generally limited to asset allocation and manager selection.

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

99.5 Developed Markets
0.5 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]