Investment protection. Follow a steady path When it comes to investing your super, partnering with ESSSuper can help you find a steady course to reach your financial destination.
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 i i i i i i i i i i i KEY ESS balanced investment ASX Australian share market MSCI AC World That's why we don't get distracted by the big trends, or get lured into popular ventures. We stick to a designated and reliable investment model that might not hit the highest peaks, but aims to better avoid the troughs. Source: Figures sourced from Factset financial data and analytics (www.factset.com). Copyright 2016. Disclaimer: Investment returns cannot be guaranteed as investment markets can be volatile. As a consequence, returns can be positive or negative. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Benefits in ESSSuper’s Accumulation Plan, Income Streams and Beneficiary Account products are not guaranteed or underwritten by the Victorian Government or ESSSuper, and ESSSuper does not come under the jurisdiction of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal. The market can be unpredictable. Popular investments can be just as liable to downturns Value of $100 invested in three different markets; ESS Balanced investment, ASX Australian share market and MSCI AC World. • Subprime mortgage crisis commences • First iPhone release from Apple • First Australian government stimulus package announced • Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers • Second Australian government stimulus package announced • The Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria • The Arab Spring begins • Deepwater horizon oil spill in Gulf of Mexico (BP) • Tsunami and earthquakes hit Japan • Stock exchanges worldwide suffer heavy losses due to fears of contagion of European Sovereign debt crisis • Social networking company Facebook floats • Hurricane Sandy hits – one of the costliest in US history • The Boston Marathon bombing • Crypto-currency, Bitcoin, briefly trades higher than gold • ISIS declare caliphate in Iraq and Syria • Ukrainian territory of Crimea was annexed by Russian Federation • Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappears • Greece credit crisis • BHP Bento Rodrigues dam disaster • NASA's Curiosity Rover finds water on Mars • US election has Donald Trump voted 45th president • Last Australian made Ford rolls out of Broadmeadows plant • Brexit referendum
We believe the keys to sure and steady investment returns are: Extended purchasing power Sheltered against downturns Stable investment structure
Providing shelter. We aim to have plans in place to reduce market volatility and vulnerability ESSSuper's considered investment approach seeks to protect your investment against significant falls in the market.
1983 1986 1989 1992 1995 1998 2001 2004 2007 2010 2013 1983 $0.40 1986 $0.50 1989 $0.55 1992 $0.65 1995 $0.70 1998 $0.65 2001 $0.90 2004 $1.00 2007 $1.20 2010 $1.25 2013 $1.50 per litre Source: Australian Institute of Petroleum (ABS data) Living longer. Your investment has to go the distance The average life span has been increasing. Prices are generally increasing. That's why you need consistent investment performance to have continued purchasing power. Afford it now & afford it then.
Maintaining traction. Staying on track Investments that over-perform quickly can spin out of control – even crash. We make choices that aspire to provide steady traction during the investment journey and aim to help members achieve a financially secure life in retirement.
Strategic foundation. Careful decisions can strengthen your investment We make calculated and informed decisions, always weighing up the risks and opportunities that target solid growth and maximum strength.
Absolute value. Every expense is wisely allocated We leave solid, steady investments to do what they do best – grow. Every expense is extremely considered with multiple investments efficiently managed. That's how we intend to keep precious dollars going back into your balance.
Tipping the scales. We balance them in your favour with a careful division of assets We'll never put all of your eggs into one basket, but we prefer to invest in assets that endeavour to provide the stability to generate long term results. This means the majority of your investment is likely to have a more stable foundation within tangible, real world assets.
Responsible investments. Investments that have a conscience We observe the principles of responsible investing by acknowledging that there are environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that have the potential to affect the financial performance of our investments.
Why chase rainbows? When the pot of gold is in good hands Your super has been invested with us all this time. With ESSSuper as your driving partner, we'll help you find a steady course to reach your financial destination. Learn more about ESSSuper investments