SuperRatings SMART Platform

We’re excited to launch the newly enhanced and redesigned SMART platform, providing funds with unparalleled competitive advantage.

Australia’s longest established superannuation research, ratings and consulting company

Research

Utilise the superannuation industry’s most complete set of data, with in-depth research, analysis and tools that allow you benchmark your fund’s offering, compare option asset allocations, and identify opportunities to enhance your fund’s value for members.

Ratings

We undertake rigorous analysis on over 600+ superannuation products, covering more than $1.7 trillion in superannuation savings. Our ratings reflect the ability of the fund to deliver value for money to members encompassing investment performance, fees and members services.

Consulting

Actionable advice backed by the best industry research and intelligence available to assist organisations meet their strategic goals and identify growth opportunities.

How we help super funds

We are the superannuation experts specialising in research, ratings and consulting, providing the superannuation industry with the tools and intelligence required to build value for their members and reach their strategic goals.

Our mission is to close the information divide between super funds and their members, and create a stronger super industry that benefits all Australians.

News & Insights

Media Release: Super Funds on Track for Double-Digit 2021 Financial Year Performance

Super fund recovery maintains momentum May continues the recovery in superannuation with another month of steady performance figures, as confidence remained high despite lagging vaccinations and snap lockdowns. According to SuperRatings’…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Why the recent movement in the yield curve matters

The yield curve shows how yields for bonds of the same credit rating, typically government bonds, differ based on maturity date. It sounds simple and yet from this curve one can glean insights into market expectations of inflation, economic…
/ by Ron Mehmet
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Market Insights - The Future of the industry

Hear from Scott Abercrombie, Executive Manager, Consulting at SuperRatings discuss the current key challenges facing the superannuation industry and what's in-store for the future! Watch the video below
/ by Scott Abercrombie
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Inflation and reflation trade concerns continue

Markets continued their positive trajectory in April with strong returns generated across Australian and Global Equities, with listed Real Estate performing particularly well. Despite the strong returns, inflation concerns continue to dominate…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix
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Budget 2021-22 analysis

Federal government doubles down on expansionary budget It’s been only seven months since the last federal budget in October 2020, which was delayed in order to give the government maximum flexibility to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This…
/ by Gordon Toy
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Media release: Lonsec appoints new CEO

The Lonsec Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Wright as CEO of Lonsec effective 5th July 2021. Lonsec Chairman Mark Spiers said, “Mike's unique blend of leading teams to develop and implement client-oriented…
/ by Rob Hardy
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Diversification lessons in multi-asset portfolios

While the use of a value approach or value (factor) bias is often associated with equity portfolios, the extraordinary events in early 2020 served as a reminder of the value bias inherent in many multi asset solutions. This bias results from…
/ by Dylan Pike
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How Australian equities are navigating the 'new normal'

The Australian equity market experienced another positive quarter of performance to the end of March, delivering a 4.1% return as measured by the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index. The recent gains have contributed to a significant 38.3% return…
/ by Peter Green
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The great office space debate: Outlook for Australian property

Debate in global property markets is now focused on office markets and how the global pandemic may have changed demand for office space on a permanent basis. In Australia, the immediate impact has seen CBD office vacancy levels rise in Sydney…
/ by Kevin Prosser

Events

Upcoming Sustainability Webinar Lonsec March 17th
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Sustainability Webinar: Satisfying your clients' desire to invest according to their values

As ESG, Responsible, and Sustainable Investing evolve from a niche consideration to mainstream practice, advisers are increasingly asking how they can ensure their investment solutions align with their clients’ values. What am I really…
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Irate Training Webinar

Lonsec Irate Training Schedule Did you know Lonsec offers a weekly training webinar to help you get most out of your iRate Subscription?  This rolling weekly webinar program includes sessions which provide an overview of iRate, Lonsec's…
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The 18th Annual SuperRatings and Lonsec FOTY

We are pleased to invite you to the 18th SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards, to be hosted virtually for the first time. In a year of momentous change and disruption, it is critical that we continue to connect…
/ by Lonsec
600+

superannuation products

$1,700,000,000,000

in assets

22,000,000

member accounts

What our clients say

The SuperRatings’ team are always very responsive to my needs and provide timely feedback and advice.

Rob Cellini VicSuper

SuperRatings’ research, analysis and reports are of the highest quality, and their tools and comparators are user-friendly and comprehensive.

Shane MatherSunsuper

It was evident to us that SuperRatings have market leading insights when it comes to the superannuation industry in Australia, and we would recommend them to any Fund considering undertaking a strategic review.

Fabian RossWA Super

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