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 2020

HoldingPlan exposureIndustry sectorDescription
BHP Group Ltd1.16% MaterialsMinerals exploration, production and processing, and hydrocarbon exploration, production and refining
CSL Ltd1.14%Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciencesDevelopment, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical and diagnostic products
Commonwealth Bank of Australia0.88%BankBanking, financial and related services
Westpac Banking Corporation0.64%BankBanking, financial and related services
National Australia Bank Ltd0.6%BankBanking, financial and related services
Wesfarmers Ltd0.49%Consumer discretionaryDiversified industrial with interests including retail; coal mining; gas processing and distribution; insurance; chemicals and fertilisers; and industrial and safety product distribution.
Macquarie Group Ltd0.47%BankFinancial services provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd0.45%BankBanking, financial and related services
Telstra0.45%Communication servicesProvision of telecommunications and information services, including mobile, internet and pay television
James Hardie Industries plc0.38%MaterialsManufactures building products for new home construction and remodeling. The Company's products include fiber cement siding, backer board, and pipe. James Hardie Industries operates in the United States, Australia and New Zealand

Top 10 global equities

As at 30 September 2020

HoldingPlan exposurePrimary exchangeCountryIndustry sectorDescription
Apple Inc.0.66%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
Microsoft Corporation0.64%NASDAQUSAInformation technologyDevelops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide
Amazon.com Inc.0.55%NASDAQUSAConsumer discretionaryEngages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions in North America and internationally
Facebook Inc.0.28%NASDAQUSACommunicationsOperates a social networking business
Nvidia Corp0.25%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.
Alibaba Group0.24%NYSEUSAConsumer discretionaryProvides internet infrastructure, electronic commerce, online financial, and internet content services.
Nestle S.A.0.21%Swiss ExchangeSwitzerlandConsumer productsManufactures and markets a wide range of food products. The Company's product line includes milk, chocolate, confectionery, bottled water, coffee, food seasoning and pet foods
Mastercard Inc. Class A0.21%NYSEUSAInformation technologyA technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally
Alphabet Inc. Class A0.20%NASDAQUSACommunication servicesProvides performance and brand advertising services. The companies primary operation is through Google
Berkshire Hathaway Inc0.20%NYSEUSAFinancialsThe Company's principal operations are insurance business conducted globally on a reinsurance basis. Berkshire's other operations include a railway company, a specialty chemical company, and an international association of diversified businesses.

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 2020

HoldingPlan exposureDescription
Money market securities10.6%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
Australian Government bonds7.8%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
Metrics Credit Ltd4.7%A leading Australian non-bank corporate lender that provides Qantas Super with tailored access to the Australian private debt market
ROC Partners4.6%ROC Partners is a leading private equity specialist that manages a tailored, globally diversified private equity portfolio
Palisade Investment Partners Ltd4.2%Palisade is a specialist, independent infrastructure manager. It manages a tailored portfolio of Australian infrastructure assets for Qantas Super
Longreach Energy3.2%Longreach Energy invests in US gas and upstream oil exposures including royalties, and non-operated working interests
Campbell Global, LLC2.7%Campbell Global are a sustainable timberland and natural resource investment manager, who acquire and manage timberland opportunities for investors
Wellington Global Total Return Trust2.5%Manages US$1 trillion in Funds Under Management and is operating in 60 countries across Asia, North America, Europe and Australia. Qantas Super invests in the Absolute Return Fixed Interest fund.
Capula Enhanced Fixed Interest Trust2.5%Manages absolute return, enhanced fixed income, volatility, and tail risk strategies across Asia, Europe and North America and has US$20 billon Assets Under Management. Qantas Super invests in the Enhanced Fixed Income Fund.
Westbourne Credit Management Ltd2.3%Westbourne Capital is an independent investment manager offering institutional clients access to the infrastructure debt asset class. Their significant investment scale provides funding solutions across senior and subordinated debt securities

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