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

Insurance in Super 2020 market survey

Across the industry, there have been significant reductions in the amount of cover and associated annual premiums for group super business, resulting from the PYS (Protecting Your Super) and PMIF (Putting Members Interests First) legislation. Between…
/ by Scott Abercrombie

Media Release: Super funds record slow but steady start to 2021

While not as strong out of the gates as members had hoped, January’s result nevertheless marked the tenth consecutive month of gains for super funds as members continue to claw back their losses since the start of the pandemic a year ago. According…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media release: The top returning super funds of 2020

In a year defined by the global pandemic and the locking down of economies, the superannuation system faced arguably one of its toughest test in its 29-year history. Now, as super funds finalise their reporting for December 2020, the strength…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Media release: Super funds supporting V-shaped recovery

November was the strongest month for superannuation in 2020 and the 8th consecutive month of positive returns for members. As COVID-19 restrictions ease nation-wide and investors look forward to the approval and distribution of a vaccine,…
/ by Kirby Rappell

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

Superannuation Update : How are super funds navigating the pandemic?

Watch the webinar recording. Synopsis Super funds are on track to stage a remarkable comeback in the second half of 2020. But there are still a host of challenges facing funds, including early access, market volatility, insurance claims,…
/ by Lonsec

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

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…
/ 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…
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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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