Industry Super Australia argues there are reasons superannuation funds aren’t lending more to business, pouring cold water on calls from big business for increased lending. However there might be a case for lending to small and medium businesses.
The last year has seen big business call for super funds to lend more to Australian business. In November 2017 the Australian Financial Review and Visy hosted the Superfunds Round Table – the main take away of which was a push from business leaders and financiers for increased super fund lending. This was followed by a series of articles in the AFR.