International Shares Option

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Inception date: 15 June 2010

Current assets as at 30 November 2017: $26.41m

AvSuper’s International Shares option is a single asset class based investment option.

Investment returns to 30 November 2017

Live Unit Prices

Accumulation Returns (net of fees and taxes)

Quarter Financial year to date
6.8% 7.5%


1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
19.6% 9.9% 13.9%



Past performance may not be an indicator of future performance. The investment returns for the quarter and the financial year to date detailed above are real investment returns for the period shown, not annualised or ‘per annum’ returns which may differ from the numbers above.

Investment strategy

The International Shares option is designed to cater for defaulted or choice members with a long term investment horizon (seven or more years) who are seeking International equity returns and can tolerate reasonably high levels of volatility.



  • Growth 100%
  • Defensive 0%
Asset Class Benchmark Range
International Shares  100% N/A

View a brief outline of the major asset classes AvSuper uses to diversify investments.



Investment objectives

To achieve a return, after tax and fees, which exceeds the Morgan Stanley Capital International All Country World Index (ex Australia) 50% hedged and 50% unhedged in $A over rolling ten-year periods.

Investment profile

Share market investments can be very volatile over the short to medium term but historically, these investments have offered the highest long-term returns.


Investment management fee

0.85% p.a.

Deducted as part of the weekly unit price calculations, and gross of tax deduction.


Standard Risk Measure
Risk band 6
Risk label of High
Expected frequency of negative return in 20 years 4 to less than 6


Investment managers

AvSuper’s investment portfolio is managed by a carefully selected group of Investment managers and overseen by our Investment Committee. AvSuper uses a range of professional investment managers who specialise in different investment areas to invest members’ money according to specific objectives and strategies (including strategies to guard against excessive risk) set out by the AvSuper Trustee. The Trustee monitors and regularly reviews all investment managers involved with our investments.


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