Suitability and risk

Suits members who want to invest in a specific asset class and are comfortable with the value of their investments fluctuating.

7 years
Suggested minimum investment time frame
High
Summary risk level
Sector
Option type
$1.0 billion

Option size1

As at 30 April 2022

Expected frequency of negative annual return
4 to less than 6 in 20 years
Total investment fees and costs and transaction costs (%)
Super: 0.57% | Pension: 0.50%

Objective and performance

The International Shares investment option invests in a diversified portfolio of securities (including but not limited to) international shares. 

Please refer to the PDS for the most up to date investment returns objective information.

Objective

To achieve returns that exceed CPI by 4% over 7 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 31 Mar 2022
CPI + 4% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 10.0 3.9
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 May 2022
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month -1.24 -0.68 -0.56
3 months -8.38 -4.66 -3.72
Financial year to date -13.10 -4.45 -8.65
1 year -9.98 -1.99 -7.99
3 years 9.53 9.47 0.06
5 years 8.78 8.38 0.40
7 years 8.55 7.87 0.68
10 years 12.51 11.68 0.83
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 03 Jul 2022

Objective

To achieve returns that exceed CPI by 4% over 7 years.2

Performance against objective

2
% p.a. over 7 years
As at 31 Mar 2022
CPI + 4% International Shares performance Outperformance
6.1 10.6 4.5
Performance objectives are not promises or predictions of any particular rate of return.

Performance against peers

2
Compare performance against the median performance of the top funds as identified by SuperRatings.2
% p.a.
As at 31 May 2022
Timeframe International Shares performance SuperRatings median performance Outperformance
1 month -1.34 -0.69 -0.65
3 months -9.05 -5.09 -3.96
Financial year to date -14.06 -5.05 -9.01
1 year -10.94 -2.10 -8.84
3 years 9.95 9.97 -0.02
5 years 9.31 9.05 0.26
7 years 9.12 8.26 0.86
10 years 13.72 12.84 0.88
Periods less than a year are not annualised.

International Shares option performance ($)

2
As at 03 Jul 2022

Allocations

Strategic asset allocation

3
As at 01 April 2022
Asset class Allocation
International Shares
100.0%

Regional allocation

As at 30 April 2022
Region Allocation
USA
61.5%
Asia ex Japan
14.9%
Europe
13.5%
Japan
7.6%
Other Developed
1.3%
Other Emerging
0.7%
Australia
0.5%
  • Countries exposure
    • USA
    • Other
    • Japan
    • China
    • United Kingdom
    • India
    • Taiwan
    • France
    • Netherlands
    • South Korea
    As at 30 Apr 2022

Sector allocation

As at 30 April 2022
Sector Allocation
Information Technology
25.5%
Financials
19.3%
Health Care
18.8%
Consumer Discretionary
9.9%
Industrials
8.0%
Communication Services
6.2%
Consumer Staples
4.4%
Real Estate
2.5%
Materials
2.3%

Major holdings

4

By value (descending order) as at 30 Apr 2022

5
  • Apple Inc
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Bank of America Corp
  • Amazon.com Inc
  • Alphabet Inc
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc
  • Wells Fargo & Co
  • Mastercard Inc
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd
  • Visa Inc
  • Charles Schwab Corp/The
  • ASML Holding NV
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Airbus SE
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Servicenow Inc
  • Citigroup Inc
  • Atlassian Corp PLC
  • London Stock Exchange Group PLC
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