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Hostplus

Hostplus was established in 1988 as the national industry superannuation fund for the hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport industries.Today, Hostplus is one of Australia’s largest and increasingly diversified funds with 1.3 million members and 216 thousand contributing employers.

Country

Australia

AUM ($B)

$47

Performance

21.32

Chief Executive

David Elia

Chief Investment Officer

Sam Sicilia

Chair

David Elmslie

Asset allocation
Hostplus’ offers a variety of investment options. The Asset Allocation for Hostplus’ default option, Balanced (MySuper), as of June 30, 2020 was as follows: Australian Equities (21%), International Equities – Developed (21%), International Equities – Emerging (8%), Property (13%), Infrastructure (12%), Private Equity (8%), Credit (7%), Alternatives (5%), Diversified Fixed interest (0%), Cash (5%)

21% Australian Equities

21% International Equities - Developed

8% International Equities - Emerging

13% Property

12% Infrastructure

8% Private Equity

7% Credit

5% Alternatives

0% Diversified Fixed Interest

5% Cash

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