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

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

Super funds regain ground but face tough financial year end

Super funds have proven resilient to the turmoil that hit markets in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, extending their recovery through May and early June, and are on track to finish the 2019-20 financial year down but far from out. According…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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SuperRatings - Super Landscape

  Kirby Rappell (Executive Director, SuperRatings) reveals insights into the superannuation landscape, based on SuperRatings’ latest benchmark report. It incorporates comments on the current market conditions, as well as the initiative…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Lonsec Market and Portfolio Update

Lonsec’s experts look at four key themes we believe every financial adviser needs to understand to help their clients weather the storm and be in the best position possible to take advantage of future market conditions. Bonds Lukasz…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix
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Media release: Super members must take long-term view

In the wake of the most challenging quarter for financial markets in living memory, super members are scrambling to check their account balances to see what effect the sell-off is having on their retirement savings. While members are undoubtedly…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Cancelled - Lonsec Symposium

Sadly, the title of our Symposium now seems all too prophetic. Following the advice of the Australian government and health authorities, we’ve decided that the best option is to cancel the event. Over 900 people were already registered…
/ by Dylan Pike

Events

the 18th SuperRatings and Fund of the Year Awards
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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
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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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