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 recovery still underway as outlook improves

The recovery in superannuation continues as lockdown conditions gradually ease across the country and Australians prepare for a relatively normal summer, with fewer restrictions on gatherings and business operations. According to estimates…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media Release: Top KiwiSaver Schemes for 2021

SuperRatings has released its top-rated KiwiSaver schemes for 2021. Eight providers were awarded the ‘Platinum’ rating for 2021, with competition continuing to intensify among the Platinum and Gold bands. SuperRatings’ assessment criteria…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Media Release: QSuper named Fund of the Year 2021

SuperRatings and Lonsec have announced the winners of this year’s Fund of the Year Awards, which was held virtually for the first time in the event's 18-year history. The Fund of the Year Award went to QSuper, which also took home the Pension…
/ by Gordon Toy

From ‘back in black’ to ‘digging deep’: Will the budget do enough to support recovery?

If the May 2019 Budget was all about back to black, this year’s Budget is all about rescuing and repairing the economy.   Last year's Budget forecast a small surplus of 0.4% of GDP in 2019-20, the first surplus since the GFC. In…
/ by Amy Li

Media Release: Steady returns put super funds back in the black

The recovery in superannuation continued through August as funds posted their fifth consecutive month of gains amid signs of economic recovery in the September quarter. Market stability and continued momentum in shares helped to bolster account…
/ by Gordon Toy

Super funds close to recouping losses, but pandemic risks remain

Super funds have started the new financial year with some positive momentum but face a period of stark uncertainty as Australian cases of Covid-19 rise and Victoria enters harsher lockdown conditions. While we have seen stabilisation in markets,…
/ by Gordon Toy

Which super funds have outperformed during the Covid crash?

In a financial year that saw a bull market turn into a sharp selloff followed by a recovery, super funds were rocked by a level of volatility not seen since the financial crisis a decade ago. As funds finalise their reporting for June 2020,…
/ by Gordon Toy
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SuperRatings 2020 Financial Year Superannuation Update

  SuperRatings Executive Director Kirby Rappell shares the latest performance results for superannuation funds and the future outlook for the industry. Members should be prepared for more ups and downs. However, a patient approach…
/ by Lonsec

ESG funds – the real deal or pretenders?

There are plenty of fund managers who claim environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials, but how many of them are actually the real deal? When clients approach advisers looking to specifically invest in ESG, the problem has been…
/ by Gordon Toy

Events

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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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