Print Super chairman, Gordon Cooke, says, "The two funds believe that combining our operations is a strategic move that will achieve significant benefits for the members of both funds."
Just Super chairman, Gerard Noonan, says, "These memberships are a natural fit allowing the merged entity to have a clear industry focus while offering members the benefits of greater economies of scale, including low costs and enhanced products and services."
Just Super, formed 20 years ago, caters to member of the media, arts and entertainment industries where it has 43,000 members with combined retirement savings of almost $800m.
Print Super, also 20 years old, caters to members of the printing, graphics and related industries, and with its public offer division has over 65,000 members and $1.4bn in funds under management.
A working party comprising board members and the chief executives of both funds will be formed to develop the project with a target date for the merger set at June 30 2007.