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

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Diversification lessons in multi-asset portfolios

While the use of a value approach or value (factor) bias is often associated with equity portfolios, the extraordinary events in early 2020 served as a reminder of the value bias inherent in many multi asset solutions. This bias results from…
/ by Dylan Pike
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How Australian equities are navigating the 'new normal'

The Australian equity market experienced another positive quarter of performance to the end of March, delivering a 4.1% return as measured by the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index. The recent gains have contributed to a significant 38.3% return…
/ by Peter Green
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The great office space debate: Outlook for Australian property

Debate in global property markets is now focused on office markets and how the global pandemic may have changed demand for office space on a permanent basis. In Australia, the immediate impact has seen CBD office vacancy levels rise in Sydney…
/ by Kevin Prosser
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Media release: One year on: Super funds emerge from the pandemic in strong position

A year on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, super funds continue to enjoy in the market recovery as vaccine rollouts and the return to more normal economic conditions lift confidence. Members have welcomed the return to a more stable…
/ by Kirby Rappell

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

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…
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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…
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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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