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

SuperRatings 2020 Award Winners Confirmed!

Congratulations to all of the award winners and finalists for this year's SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner. A full list of the awards is available below. SuperRatings Fund of the Year Award   Winner Sunsuper SuperRatings…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Super funds in search of income as rates fall

Super funds have managed to push through a challenging quarter for markets, posting gains in September and recovering from August’s falls. Despite the recent volatility and geopolitical risks that have shaken global markets in recent months,…
/ by Kirby Rappell

When the market turns, the quality of your investment research is tested

One of the most common investment pitfalls is to back the current winner. All too often investors pile into the best performing share, asset class or fund manager over the past year in the hope that its success will be repeated. This type of…
/ by Gordon Toy

SuperRatings Award Nominees Confirmed!

  Congratulations to all of the finalists for this year's SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner. A full list of the awards is available below. SuperRatings MySuper of the Year Award Awarded to the fund that has provided…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Finding good active managers pays off

Active management has fallen out of favour among investors, reflecting changing investor preferences and the scars of the Global Financial Crisis, which have led investors to shun stock pickers and more elaborate strategies in favour of lower-cost,…
/ by Richard Dalidowicz

Building an effective investment value proposition starts with a clearly articulated investment philosophy

With an increasing focus in the market on how we are all building our client portfolios, it is incredibly important to have a strong and defendable investment framework in place. This investment framework consists of, but is not limited to,…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix
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Timing of negative super returns can determine fate of retirees

A combination of factors has created fertile ground for market volatility, resulting in a bumpy ride for super members, who have experienced six negative monthly returns over the past year. According to SuperRatings, the median balanced option…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Solving for the retiree problem with innovation

Many retirees struggle to have enough income to fund a comfortable retirement because of an over-reliance on so-called "low risk" asset allocations, a problem that requires innovative solutions to overcome according to the team at Legg Mason's…
/ by Legg Mason Australia

Superannuation Guarantee – time to pause & reflect or full steam ahead?

After almost 30 years since the introduction of compulsory superannuation in Australia, many practitioners have called for a review of the superannuation guarantee (SG) system before the legislated increase in employers’ compulsory contributions from…
/ by Michael Elsworth

Events

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The 17th Fund of the Year Awards Dinner

The 17th Annual SuperRatings Fund of the Year Awards Dinner is a must-attend black tie, gala event for the superannuation and wealth management industries.Join over 400 industry professionals for an exclusive evening of celebration and entertainment,…
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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…
/ by Lonsec
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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…
/ by Lonsec
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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…
/ 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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