Note: This article lists the 30 top-performing pension (retirement) funds over 5 years to 30 June 2018. For the top-performing super funds, see SuperGuide article Super stars! Top 30 super funds over 5 years.
Discovering the best-performing super funds is fascinating reading for any Australian interested in how their super is accumulating. And whenever we publish articles covering this topic, these articles prove very popular among our SuperGuide readers.
Information on the top-performing pension funds however is more difficult to obtain. Pension or retirement funds are those pension products/ super funds that pay out pensions to its members. Thanks to superannuation ratings agency, SuperRatings, we can provide you with the performance data on the 30 top-performing pension super funds over a 5-year period to 30 June 2018.
The table below contains the 30 top-performing pension funds, based on the capital stable investment option of allocated pension products/accounts offered by super funds. The capital stable option typically has between 20% and 40% of growth assets (such as shares and property) in its portfolio.
Note: If you are seeking information on the 30 top-performing super funds (that is, those super funds not paying out pensions), then see SuperGuide article Super stars! Top 30 super funds over 5 years.