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International
Shares (Hedged)
 – Indexed  

The International Shares (Hedged) – Indexed+ investment option is focused on minimising investment fees and costs in a single sector from investing in a portfolio of all growth assets (typically companies listed on international securities exchanges in developed markets only) and has low diversification.

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At a glance (Accumulation)

Investment timeframe
5 years +
Risk level
Very high
Asset mix
100% growth / 0% defensive 
Total investment fees and costs*
0.05% p.a.
Return target
CPI + 1.5% p.a. over 20 years
Net return^
-

+ Not available to Maritime Contributory Accumulation members who joined before 1 July 2008 and have not waived their Protected Minimum Benefit.
* Investment costs are based on estimated and actual information from the previous financial year. The costs payable in future years may be higher or lower. Administration and other fees apply. For a full breakdown of fees and costs, see our fees and costs page or Section 6 of the Member Guide
^ The International Shares (Hedged) – Indexed option is fully hedged and is not exposed to currency fluctuations. This option was introduced on 27 September 2017. Investment return over 10 years to 30 June 2024, net of investment fees and costs. Administration and other costs apply. Returns won’t display for options younger than 10 years. See the investment returns page for returns over all available periods. 

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Who is International Shares (Hedged) Indexed suitable for?  

With all growth assets, this single sector investment option is designed for members+ with a medium to long-term investment timeframe, who are seeking modest long-term returns, have a very high tolerance of negative returns and want to limit the impact of foreign currency movements.

Read our Member Guide for more information about these terms.

+ Not available to Maritime Contributory Accumulation members who joined before 1 July 2008 and have not waived their Protected Minimum Benefit.

Our target

asset mix 

International Shares (Hedged) - Indexed
Asset class  
Target Range  
International shares – developed markets 100%90-100%
Cash0%0-10%

Investment managers may invest a proportion of this option’s assets in cash for management purposes from time to time. 

Head to Member Online to choose the investment option that’s right for you. 

Past
performance 

Accumulation

This table shows the 12-month net return for our International Shares (Hedged) – Indexed option at 30 June each year. The net return is the money the investment has earned, minus investment costs and taxes.1  

Year20192020202120222023
Return 7.48%  1.61%  30.28%  -10.18%  
15.04%

This table shows the average net return for our International Shares (Hedged) – Indexed option over 3 years to 30 June 2023.1

Year3 years5 years10 years
Average return (p.a.) 10.41%
8.01%-

1. This option was introduced on 27 September 2017. Administration and other fees apply. For a full breakdown of fees and costs, see our fees and costs page or Section 6 of the Member Guide. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance and should never be the sole factor considered when selecting a superannuation fund.


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