The Self-Managed Superannuation Funds industry has continued its rise over the past five years. Industry assets are forecast to increase at an annualised 7.9% over the five years through 2014-15 to reach $575.4 billion, while industry revenue is forecast to decline at an annualised 2.4% over the same period, to reach $55.3 billion. A large portion of industry revenue is attributed to inward transfers (i.e. rollovers), which are assets that have been transferred into self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) from other super funds. As with any superannuation fund, SMSF revenue is highly volatile as a result of the industry's large exposure to equity markets.
Businesses in this industry operate superannuation funds that are required to have no more than four members. Industry revenue comprises contributions, investment income and inward transfers. Investment income is derived from investments and capital gains or losses. Industry establishments represent the number of self-managed super fund members.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.