Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Superannuation Funds Management Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.2%

Growth in contributions have boosted revenue for the Superannuation Funds Management Services industry over the past five years. This trend has ensured a steady flow of retirement savings into the market over the period, which has benefited industry investment managers. Industry revenue is generated through management fees that operators levy on their funds under management (FUM). The value of FUM fluctuates according to the flow of funds and the performance of investment markets. However, recent regulatory reviews, growing number of investors switching to self-managed superfunds (SMSFs) and rising competition have put downward pressure on industry revenue. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.2% over the five years th...
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Superannuation Funds Management Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Superannuation Funds Management Services industry is forecast to grow strongly over the next five years. Investment conditions are anticipated to strengthen, enabling super fund managers to grow their funds under management (FUM) to earn higher performance commissions. The main threats facing the industry include a slowdown in FUM growth, the government's increasing regulatory focus on fees and rising competition from superannuation funds that are bringing more of their funds management functions in-house. The increasing popularity of SMSFs is also projected to constrain industry revenue growth over the next five years, as industry operators tend to earn lower fees from providing SMSF platforms than from directly managing super funds....
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Superannuation Funds Management Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $10bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 359
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 44,943

Biggest companies in the Superannuation Funds Management Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia industry include AMP Limited and Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

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What is Superannuation Funds Management Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry participants provide investment management, administration and advisory services to superannuation funds. Service fees are earned as a percentage of the funds under management, administration or advice. Investment managers also receive commissions based on performance, with a portion determined by absolute returns and the rest by industry benchmarks. Consequently, investment managers can earn some performance commissions despite delivering losses.

Industry Products and Services

  • Cash and deposits
  • Domestic debt securities
  • Australian equities and trusts
  • Property
  • Overseas assets
  • Other assets

Industry Activities

  • Portfolio management services on a commission or fee basis
  • Financial asset investment consultant services
  • Administration services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry participants provide investment management, administration and advisory services to superannuation funds. Service fees are earned as a percentage of the funds under management, administration or advice. Investment managers also receive commissions based on performance, with a portion determined by absolute returns and the rest by industry benchmarks. Consequently, investment managers can earn some performance commissions despite delivering losses.

Main Activities

  • Portfolio management services on a commission or fee basis
  • Financial asset investment consultant services
  • Administration services

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

A large accumulation of superannuation funds means higher volumes of funds under management (FUM) for industry participants. Since industry revenue is a f...
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Demand from superannuation funds
All Ordinaries index
MSCI World Index
Cash rate

Current Performance

Revenue growth
Stronger Super reforms
Fees for no service
External threats
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Superannuation guarantee
Increased competition
 Table: Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Superannuation Funds in Australia
Consumers in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Superannuation Funds in Australia
Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services in Australia
Financial Planning and Investment Advice in Australia




Products & Services

Operators in the Superannuation Funds Management Services industry provide services that focus on portfolio investment and consultancy. Fund managers offe...
Retail funds
Industry funds
Public sector funds
Corporate funds
Life office statutory funds

Demand Determinants

Demand for industry services is largely determined by growth in superannuation fund assets, and the propensity of super funds to outsource investment mana...
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Major Markets

Retail funds
Industry funds
Public sector funds
Corporate funds
Life office statutory funds


 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Superannuation Funds Management Services industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with the four largest operators accounting for s...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

AMP Limited is a leading wealth management company with over 3.5 million customers in Australia and New Zealand. AMP is one of Australia's largest retail ...
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AMP

 Table: AMP - financial performance

Commonwealth Bank

 Table: Commonwealth Bank - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Superannuation Funds Management Services industry is moderately capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, an estimated $0.18 is i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

FUNDS UNDER MANAGEMENT (FUM)

MANAGEMENT EXPENSE RATIO

SELF-MANAGED SUPERANNUATION FUNDS

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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