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Hostplus super investment options.


Pre-mixed investment options

The pre-mixed investment options aim to produce consistent returns over time through investing in a mix of growth and low risk investments. These options can invest in a range of assets, such as listed equities, property, infrastructure, private equity, credit, alternatives, fixed interest and cash.

Balanced (Default)

The Balanced option is Hostplus’ default (MySuper) investment option for superannuation members....

Level of investment risk

Medium to High

medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Indexed Balanced

The Indexed Balanced option is designed for members with a five years plus investment horizon...

Level of investment risk

High

low to medium risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) – Balanced

The Socially Responsible Investment – Balanced option is designed for members...

Level of investment risk

High

medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Shares Plus

The Shares Plus option is designed for members with a five years plus investment horizon...

Level of investment risk

High

high risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Capital Stable

The Capital Stable option is designed for members with a five years plus investment horizon in ...

Level of investment risk

Low to medium

low to medium risk

Negative returns expected in between 1 to less than 2 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Conservative Balanced

The Conservative Balanced option is designed for members with a five years plus investment horizon...

Level of investment risk

Medium

medium risk

Negative returns expected in between 2 to less than 3 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Hostplus Life

The Hostplus Life option is designed for members with a five years plus investment ...

Level of investment risk

Low to High

high to low risk

High to Low (dependent on the members’ age bracket and allocated investment option)


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years


Sector investment options

Hostplus’ sector investment options put you in charge of selecting the asset classes you’d like in your portfolio. 

Cash1

The Cash option is designed for members with a two years plus investment horizon ...

Level of investment risk

Very low

very low risk

Negative returns expected in less than 0.5 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

2 years+

Investment horizon 2 years

Diversified Fixed Interest

The Diversified Fixed Interest option is designed for members with a two years ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

2 years+

Investment horizon 2 years

1. The Cash option will be invested approximately 60% in deposits with Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited and 40% in deposits with ME Bank - a division of Bank of Queensland Limited ABN 32 009 656 740 AFSL and Australian Credit Licence Number 244616 (ME Bank).* Any remaining amounts of the Cash option will be invested in separate bank deposits, short-term money market investments or other similar investments.

* Please note that maintaining a specific allocation requires regular rebalancing and the actual allocation may vary between rebalancing dates. If you instruct us to withdraw amounts from the Cash option (including as a result of switching your account wholly or partly to another investment option), you will be deemed to have instructed us to withdraw the Allocation Percentage of your requested withdrawal amount from the ME Bank Deposit and CBA Deposit (on a pro rata basis) and the remainder from other cash investments.

 

Diversified Fixed Interest – Indexed

The Diversified Fixed Interest – Indexed option is designed for members with a two years ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

2 years+

Investment horizon 2 years

Property

The Property option is designed for members with a seven years plus investment horizon ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

Medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

7 years+

Investment horizon 7 years

Infrastructure

The Infrastructure option is designed for members with a five years plus investment horizon ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

Medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Australian Shares

The Australian Shares option is designed for members with a five years plus investment horizon ...

Level of investment risk

High

high risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Australian Shares – Indexed

The Australian Shares – Indexed option is designed for members with a five years plus ...

Level of investment risk

Very high

Very high risk

Negative returns expected in between 6 or greater out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

International Shares

The International Shares option is designed for members with a five years plus investment ...

Level of investment risk

High

igh risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

International Shares – Indexed

The International Shares – Indexed option is designed for members with a five years plus ...

Level of investment risk

Very high

very high risk

Negative returns expected in between 6 or greater out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

International Shares (Hedged) – Indexed

The International Shares (Hedged) – Indexed option is designed for members with a ...

Level of investment risk

Very high

Very high risk

Negative returns expected in between 6 or greater out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

International Shares – Emerging Markets

The International Shares – Emerging Markets option is designed for members with a five ...

Level of investment risk

High

High risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years


Individual manager investment options

Please note: The individual manager options no longer accept contributions, switches, or transfers in. The options will be discontinued from 30 June 2022. 

For more information, please refer to the 8 February 2022 Significant Event Notice

Macquarie Investment Management - Australian Fixed Interest

The Macquarie Investment Management - Australian Fixed Interest option is designed ...

Level of investment risk

High

high risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

BlackRock Asset Management - International Fixed Interest

The BlackRock Asset Management - International Fixed Interest option is designed for ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Industry Super Property Trust – Property

The Industry Super Property Trust – Property option is designed for members with a ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

Medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

7 years+

Investment horizon 7 years

Lendlease Managed Australian Prime Property Funds (Retail, Commercial & Industrial) – Property

The Lendlease Property option is designed for members with a seven years plus ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

Medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

7 years+

Investment horizon 7 years

IFM – Australian Infrastructure

The IFM – Australian Infrastructure option is designed for members with a five years ...

Level of investment risk

Medium to high

Medium to high risk

Negative returns expected in between 3 to less than 4 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

IFM - Australian Shares

The IFM - Australian Shares option is designed for members with a five years plus ...

Level of investment risk

Very high

Very high risk

Negative returns expected in between 6 or greater out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Paradice Investment Management (Small Cap) - Australian Shares

The Paradice Investment Management (Small Cap) - Australian Shares option is designed for ...

Level of investment risk

Very high

Very high risk

Negative returns expected in between 6 or greater out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years

Neuberger Berman – International Shares

The Neuberger Berman – International Shares option is designed for members with a five ...

Level of investment risk

High

high risk

Negative returns expected in between 4 to less than 6 out of every 20 years


Minimum suggested time frame

5 years+

Investment horizon 5 years


Choiceplus

Choiceplus is designed for members who want a more active role in managing their superannuation or pension. Through Choiceplus, you can invest in companies on the S&P/ASX 300 Index, select Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Listed Investment Companies (LICs) and Term Deposits.  

Please refer to the Choiceplus guide for the latest information about Choiceplus or review the Frequently Asked Questions


This website is issued by Host-Plus Pty Limited ABN 79 008 634 704, AFSL 244392 as trustee for the Hostplus Superannuation Fund (the Fund) ABN 68 657 495 890, MySuper No 68657495890198. Hostplus Self-Managed Invest (SMI) is issued by Host-Plus Pty Limited ABN 79 008 634 704, AFSL 244392 as trustee for the Hostplus Pooled Superannuation Trust (PST) ABN 13 140 019 340. It contains general advice only and does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider if this information is appropriate for you in light of your circumstances before acting on it. Please read the relevant Hostplus Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) or Hostplus SMI PDS before making a decision about Hostplus. For a description of the target market, please read the Target Market Determination (TMD), available at hostplus.com.au. You can view detailed disclaimers here. Hostplus has engaged Industry Fund Services Limited (IFS) ABN 54 007 016 195, AFSL 232514 to facilitate the provision of personal financial advice to members of Hostplus. Advice is provided by financial planners who are Authorised Representatives of IFS. Fees may apply for Comprehensive Financial Advice, further information about the cost of comprehensive advice is set out in the relevant IFS Financial Services Guide, a copy of which is available from your financial planner. Hostplus has engaged Link Advice Pty Ltd ABN 36 105 811 836, ASFL 258145 to facilitate the provision of limited personal financial advice to members of Hostplus via the web-based product Super Adviser.