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.

500+

superannuation products

$1,500,000,000,000

in assets

21,300,000

member accounts

News & Insights

SuperRatings Submission - APRA's SDT Consultation

We support the steps APRA is taking to improve data collection, reporting and transparency around superannuation products across the industry. However, we note that data collection is onerous for the industry and therefore do not propose any…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media release: Super Funds Bounce Back in March

A market bounce in March has supported super fund performance, with the global economy maintaining a reasonable degree of momentum. However, inflation concerns continue to mount as consumers face cost pressures. The Reserve Bank of Australia…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media release: Anchoring to your long-term strategy vital during market volatility

Markets continue to display volatility, with the invasion of the Ukraine heightening already elevated geopolitical tensions and supply chain pressures around the world. Leading superannuation research house SuperRatings estimates that the…
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Tests of Tomorrow

We initially developed our tests of tomorrow following the Royal Commission to gain insight into the areas which may be focused on, should such an industry overhaul occur again, and we have continued to review and adjust these over time. Our…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Corporate Super Landscape

With stapling reducing the flow of members defaulted into employer plans, funds need to focus on their acquisition strategies in this new environment and the channels through which to obtain members including corporates, direct acquisition and…
/ by Camille Schmidt

Media Release: Lonsec announces staff can work from anywhere in the world

Research House Lonsec has announced significant changes to its working policies, in response to the insights gained during the COVID shutdown and feedback from its staff. The necessity of working from home during the pandemic showed that…
/ by Nicci Chaplin

Media release: Long-term focus needed for super

Super fund performance was impacted in January following a turbulent month for domestic and global equities, as rising inflation concerns, and looming rate hikes added to investors’ worries. Supply shortages relating to COVID-19 have put…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Super Funds Deliver $400 billion Windfall to Members in 2021

Super fund performance continued to recover over the second half of 2021, with results for the 2021 calendar year indicating member accounts are likely to receive a windfall of over $400 billion. 2021 was another big year for super, with the…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media Release: Despite strong equity markets, the challenge for retirees is clear

Analysis by SuperRatings has shown that paying attention to how your superannuation is invested pays dividends. SuperRatings has tracked the returns of the most common super options over the past 10 years with the results displayed in the chart…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Events

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Lonsec Symposium 2022 - A WHOLE NEW WORLD

RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE Crypto, geo-political instability, post-pandemic recovery, advice evolution and more. With inflation rising to the highest levels in 30 years in Europe and the US, markets pricing in interest rate rises, and crypto…
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Lonsec Sustainability Webinar - Green Bonds or Green Washing

RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE The dramatic growth of green bond market in 2021 has been matched by the growth of green bond funds. But how do we know the bonds are indeed green or just being greenwashed? In the next Lonsec Sustainability webinar,…
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SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards 2021
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Lonsec and SuperRatings Fund of the Year Awards 2021

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Event details Date: Thursday 28 October, 3:00 PM The event will be held virtually, but the awards continue to be very real. As the pandemic environment has posed ongoing challenges across investment markets and…
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Navigating Sustainable and ESG investments with your clients

RECORDING AVAILABLE As awareness and demand for Sustainable and ESG investment solutions grow, Advisers need to have the confidence to successfully navigate this conversation with their clients. Investors may still be caught in the mindset…
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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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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…
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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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