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Best Superannuation Paper 2017

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  • 08 Dec 2017
  • Updated 08 Jun 2018

Savvy Awards 2017 Fixed Income

WINNER: Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA)

The Australian Superannuation Industry
This 42-page report provides an insightful historical overview of the Australian superannuation industry. With assets of approximately $2.2 trillion, the industry is one of the largest retirement savings pool anywhere in the world. This report covers different areas the industry: from current industry structures, market concentration, market scale, and trends to watch out for.


Australia: State of the Asset Management Industry by the Australian Financial Services Council and UBS Asset Management 
This 38-report is a collaborative effort between the Australian Financial Services Council and UBS Asset Management. It provides an overview of the entire industry, including key information on specific areas (e.g. life insurance, superannuation, funds management, financial advice, etc) and the sector’s crucial role in the overall Australian economy.

2017 Asset Owner Study by Future Fund and Willis Towers Watson 
This study was commissioned by Future Fund, the Australian sovereign wealth fund. It aims to compare best practices across prominent asset owner funds with reference to benchmarks. The authors aim to reveal opportunities for development, idea sharing, and challenge between funds.

How Australia Saves 2017: A report on superannuation data by Vanguard and Sunsuper 
This 57-page report is the product of a special collaboration between Vanguard and Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest multi-industry superannuation funds. It focuses on the experiences and behaviours of members in the superannuation system.

What technology-based engagement tools are working for the super industry? by Willis Towers Watson 
This 19-page report by Willis Towers Watson presents the findings of a recent survey which shows that use of digital technology by super funds is on the rise. Funds are increasingly using new technologies and refining existing ones.

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