Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus)

Super Funds GuideThis is a SuperGuide Super Funds Guide profile of Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus), including information about investment performance, performance ranking and fund member analysis.

This SuperGuide Super Funds Guide profile is independent information and is not an advertisement for Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus). The data contained in this profile is sourced from the superannuation regulator, (APRA), and refers to data as at 30 June 2014. APRA will be releasing 2015 data in early 2016.

Snapshot of Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus)

  • Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) is a Public offer fund and Industry fund (you can find out the 5 types of super funds by clicking here).
  • For the 2014 financial year (1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014), Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) delivered a rate of return of 13.2%, which ranked it 7 of the 189 funds that provided investment performance data.
  • In terms of net assets, Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) ranks 13 out of 193 funds that provided asset data, with net assets (as at 30 June 2014) of approximately $26,925,715,000.
  • In terms of fund members, Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) ranks 14 largest of 193 funds, with 722,727 members.
  • Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) has 9 investment options.

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How well did Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) perform?

In the table below you can discover the investment performance and ranking of Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) for each year from 2004 through to 2014.

For general information on the top 25 performers over a 5-year and 10-year periods see SuperGuide article Top 25 performing super funds over long term.

Rate of return for one year to 30 June
YearAverage returnConstruction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) returnConstruction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) ranking
20149.66%13.2%Ranked 7 of 189 funds
201311.88%15.4%Ranked 39 of 210 funds
20120.19%1.6%Ranked 47 of 193 funds
20117.38%8.2%Ranked 69 of 190 funds
20108.21%8.3%Ranked 106 of 189 funds
2009-10.98%-11.8%Ranked 104 of 188 funds
2008-7.63%-4.9%Ranked 37 of 185 funds
200714.33%17.2%Ranked 21 of 181 funds
200613.48%16.4%Ranked 21 of 175 funds
200511.72%13%Ranked 43 of 156 funds
200411.86%14%Ranked 27 of 152 funds

Data contained in this table as at 30 June 2014

Who runs Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus)?

In the table below, you can find the name of the company that runs Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) and other administration details including, whether the super fund is open to the public (public offer) or not open to general public (non-public offer), how the super fund is structured and the super fund’s Australian Business Number.

Fund trusteeUnited Super Pty Ltd
Public offer statusPublic offer
Fund year-end30/06/14
Fund ABN75493363262
Fund wind-up date (if applicable)

Data contained in this table as at 30 June 2014

Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) fund member profile

  • Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) has 722,727 members, which ranks it at number 14 largest of 289 funds.
  • Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) has 4,114 pension members, which ranks it at number 14 largest of 153 funds.

In the table below you can discover how many superannuation accounts that Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) looks after, the age and gender profile of Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) fund membership and how that compares across all super funds.

Number of member accountsFund percentageAverage percentage across all funds
Age below age 35
Females22,1313.06%17.2%
Males297,66641.19%20.2%
Age 35-49
Females20,6332.85%15.6%
Males225,19831.16%19.3%
Age 50-59
Females9,6471.33%7.3%
Males101,86614.09%9.1%
Age 60-65
Females2,6360.36%2.6%
Males26,5433.67%3.4%
Age over 66
Females1,4290.20%2%
Males14,9782.07%2.7%

Data contained in this table as at 30 June 2014

Further information on Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus)

In the table below you can discover further information about Construction & Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus), in particular, the annual statements for the year ended 30 June 2014, which includes operating expenses of the fund, taxes, insurance and super contributions for the year.

Net assets at beginning of period ($’000)22,654,650 (13 largest of 193 funds)
Net assets at end of period ($’000)26,925,715 (13 largest of 193 funds)
Total operating expenses as a percentage of total assets0.33% (average is 0.51%)
Net operating performance after tax ($’000)4,271,066
Total assets at end of period ($’000)27,571,962
Total liabilities at end of period ($’000)646,247
Employer contributions ($’000)2,220,164
Personal member contributions ($’000)227,381
Other contributions ($’000)0
Total contributions ($’000)2,447,545
Contributions tax and surcharge ($’000)339,864
Inward rollovers ($’000)592,501
Outward rollovers ($’000)887,056
Net rollovers ($’000)-294,555
Repatriation to employer sponsor ($’000)0
Lump sum benefit payments ($’000)452,809
Pension benefit payments ($’000)144,800
Total benefit payments ($’000)597,609
Net contribution flows ($’000)1,555,381
Total foreign exchange gains/losses (realised and unrealised) ($’000)3,271
Total unrealised gains/losses on investments ($’000)2,029,232
Total realised gains/losses on investments ($’000)279,447
Total gains/losses on investments ($’000)2,308,679
Total Investment Income ($’000)3,434,870
Total investment expenses ($’000)82,938
Net investment income ($’000)3,351,932
Total operating expenses ($’000)90,785
Other income + Fees and commissions ($’000)971
Reconciling item ($’000)-1
Net earnings ($’000)3,262,118
Tax expense on earnings ($’000)191,714
Net earnings after tax ($’000)3,070,404

Data contained in this table as at 30 June 2014

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