We work with investment managers around the world to unlock high quality, diversified, and value for money investment opportunities for you. Our top holdings provide a snapshot of this approach, with familiar home-grown names as well as some less known international brands making the list.

Top 10 Australian equities

As at 30 September 2021

HoldingPlan exposureIndustry sectorDescription
Commonwealth Bank of Australia1.27%BankBanking, financial and related services
CSL Ltd1.14%Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciencesDevelopment, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical and diagnostic products
BHP Group Ltd1.06% MaterialsMinerals exploration, production and processing, and hydrocarbon exploration, production and refining
National Australia Bank Ltd0.84%BankBanking, financial and related services
Westpac Banking Corporation0.80%BankBanking, financial and related services
Telstra0.77%Communication servicesProvision of telecommunications and information services, including mobile, internet and pay television
Macquarie Group Ltd0.66%BankFinancial services provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd0.58%BankBanking, financial and related services
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd 0.57%Consumer discretionaryAristocrat Leisure Limited manufactures and sells gaming machines in Australia and internationally
James Hardie Industries Plc 0.39%MaterialsInvolved in the research, development, manufacture, sale and marketing of fibre cement building materials

Top 10 global equities

As at 30 September 2021

HoldingPlan exposurePrimary exchangeCountryIndustry sectorDescription
Scientific Games Corporation0.91%NASDAQUSAConsumer discretionary Offers technology platforms, robust systems, engaging game content, and related marketing solutions. Scientific Games serves customers worldwide.
Microsoft Corporation0.72%NASDAQUSAInformation technologyDevelops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide
Apple Inc.0.67%NASDAQUSAInformation technologyDesigns, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, and personal computers. Also sells related software, services, accessories, and third-party digital content and applications
Alphabet Inc. Class A0.62%NASDAQUSACommunication servicesProvides performance and brand advertising services. Its primary operation is through Google
Amazon.com Inc.0.48%NASDAQUSAConsumer discretionaryEngages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally
Facebook Inc.0.35%NASDAQUSACommunicationsOperates a social networking business
Nvidia Corp0.30%NASDAQUSAInformation technologyDesigns graphics processing units for gaming and the professional markets, as well as system on a chip units for the mobile computing and automotive market.
United Health Group 0.22%NYSEUSAHealthcare Offers consumer-oriented health benefit plans and services for national employers, public sector employers, mid-sized employers, small businesses, and individuals.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 0.20%TWSE TaiwanTechnology Manufactures integrated circuits based on its proprietary designs. It offers a comprehensive set of integrated circuit fabrication processes to manufacture CMOS logic, mixed-mode, volatile and non-volatile memory and BiCMOS chips.
Bank of America Corp0.19%NYSEUSAFinancialsBank of America, National Association operates as a bank. It offers saving and current account, investment and financial services, online banking, and mortgage and non-mortgage loan facilities, as well as issues credit card and business loans. Bank of America serves clients worldwide

Top 10 other investments

Consistent with our approach of spreading investment risk to help deliver smoother returns, we hold a range of investments that aren’t listed on global exchanges, such as government bonds, private equity, and infrastructure. The table below shows our top 10 holdings in these types of investments.

As at 30 September 2021

HoldingPlan exposureDescription
Metrics Credit Ltd7.5%A leading Australian non-bank corporate lender and alternative asset manager specialising in fixed income, private credit, equity and capital markets. Through their managed funds platform they provide investors with access to the Australian private debt market
Money market securities7.2%Australian money market securities are short term cash like securities. Qantas Super has a range of fixed interest managers who invest in Australian money market securities, including Pendal and Ardea. These investments are negotiated certificates of deposit and all have maturities of six months or less
ROC Partners5.3%ROC Partners is a leading private equity specialist that manages a tailored, globally diversified private equity portfolio
Australian Government bonds5.0%Qantas Super invests in Australian Government bonds across a number of managers, however the majority of these bond investments are through Jamieson Coote Bonds (JCB). JCB is a Melbourne based Australian fixed interest manager specialising in high grade bonds
Palisade Investment Partners Ltd4.4%Palisade is a specialist, independent infrastructure manager. It provides to Qantas Super a tailored portfolio of Australian infrastructure assets
Longreach Energy4.2%Longreach Energy invests in US upstream oil and gas exposures including royalties and working interests
Campbell Global, LLC2.8%Campbell Global are a sustainable timberland and natural resource investment manager, who acquire and manage timberland opportunities for investors
Wellington Global Total Return Trust2.4%Wellington Management Group LLP (‘Wellington’) was established in 1928 to provide investment management services. Since inception, Wellington has grown to manage US$1.1 trillion in Funds Under Management and is operating in 60 countries. Qantas Super invests in the Global Target Return fund
Bain Capital DSS16 1.8%Bain Capital Credit invests in the 2016 Distressed and Special Situations (DSS) fund. This investment provides global exposure to distressed and special situation investments, such as distressed credit
Westbourne 1.5%Westbourne Capital is an independent investment manager offering institutional clients access to the infrastructure debt asset class. Qantas Super investment is across senior and subordinated infrastructure debt securities.

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