Have you merged with QSuper?
Yes, on 28 February 2022, Sunsuper and QSuper merged to become Australian Retirement Trust. We’re one of Australia’s largest super funds and proud to take care of over $200 billion in retirement savings for more than two million members. As a fund that works for members, not shareholders, we work in members’ best interests, and are committed to returning profits to them as lower fees and better services.
Why did you merge?
The Sunsuper and QSuper board both believed that the merger is in their members’ best interests. That is, both boards are confident that the Trustee of the merged fund will be able to deliver benefits to members — outstanding services, greater efficiencies and lower costs.
Open to all Australians, Australian Retirement Trust will be unquestionably strong, with world-class capability and the scale that comes from a membership base of two million Australians and $200 billion in funds under management.
Australian Retirement Trust will continue both Sunsuper’s and QSuper’s focus on working for members, not shareholders, aiming to deliver strong, long-term investment returns, and providing the tools and advice to help members feel on top of their super.
QSuper shared Sunsuper’s focus on working for members, not shareholders, aiming to deliver strong, long-term investment returns, and providing the tools and advice to help members feel on top of their super.
In addition, both funds had simple and transparent fees, award-winning products and services, and proven investment philosophies.
What will each fund bring to the merger?
The combination of Sunsuper’s national employer base combined with a commitment to partnering with external financial advisers, and QSuper’s public-sector heritage will create a diversified and resilient organisation.
When was the merger finalised?
The merger took place on 28 February 2022.
Where will the merged fund be headquartered?
Australian Retirement Trust is headquartered in Brisbane, with a national presence.