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

Media release: Superannuation is bigger than just returns

The assessment of performance of superannuation funds has gained traction over the past month, with the release of the government’s first superannuation performance test findings. When deciding to switch funds, it is easy to be swayed by investment…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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SuperRatings Industry Update - Uncertainty Prevails

Reflecting on the current environment, we are thinking of everyone who is currently in lockdown and hope everyone is staying safe and well. With uncertainty an ongoing theme, we are turning our minds to market dynamics and the future…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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SuperRatings Insurance Survey Q&A

Our new insurance survey has just been released. Drawing on a unique & broad dataset, this tool was created to meet demand from both Trustees and insurers for specialised benchmarking in this area. It enables us to provide key insights…
/ by Bill Buttler
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Accessing Advice Helps Drive Better Retirement Lifestyle

With half the country in what seems never ending rounds of lockdowns and pandemic fatigue setting in, one of the last things most Australians want to do is look at their Superannuation balances and investment options. That is, however, exactly…
/ by Nicci Chaplin

Ambitious targets for the new Lonsec CEO

Lonsec has welcomed key senior appointments with Mike Wright joining as CEO and Kevin Brennan as Chief Information Officer (CIO). These appointments follow the recent renewal of the Lonsec board. Mike has over 25 years’ experience in leading…
/ by Nicci Chaplin
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Antitrust - is it still a Paradox? Re-evaluating antitrust law in a tech heavy capitalist society

With the growing dominance and potentially anticompetitive nature and conduct of big tech multinational players of the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Alphabet, there is bipartisan support behind the need for antitrust reform. US President…
/ by Asha Rahman
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Media release: Stellar FY21 returns as super funds deliver for their members

The 2021 financial year saw a rapid recovery from the economic downturn, followed by ongoing growth as confidence soared on the back of the development of COVID-19 vaccines. This led to the hope of a return to a more normal lifestyle, with superannuation…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media release: Super Funds Deliver over $300 Billion to Members in FY2021

Super funds set to finish the financial year on a high SuperRatings has released preliminary performance figures for superannuation fund performance for the period to 30 June 2021, with member accounts on track to balloon by over $300 billion. Though…
/ by Dylan Pike
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Market Overview and Positioning Update

Following Lonsec’s Asset Allocation Investment Committee meeting in June, we asked Chief Investment Officer Lukasz de Pourbaix to give us an update on his views of the current market drivers and challenges, and how these impacted Lonsec’s…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix

Events

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 AEST 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…
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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…
/ by Lonsec
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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…
/ by Lonsec

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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