Alpha Fund Managers

Overview

Investment objective

The Alpha Diversified Income Yield Fund is designed for investors seeking high yields with high capital preservation, by investing in a globally-diversified portfolio of fixed interest and high yield securities. It aims to outperform Cash +1% (Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index + 1.0%) over rolling 3 to 5 year periods. The Fund may invest in a portfolio of global government, semi-government, corporate, mortgage, asset-backed, high-yield and emerging-market sovereign debt, and other fixed interest securities - while seeking to preserve capital through diversification and prudent investment management.

Investments held

The Alpha Diversified Income Fund generally gains its investment exposure by investing in underlying strategies that provide exposure to a well-diversified portfolio of Australian and international fixed interest managers. The underlying fixed interest investments include a range of funds that invest in international and domestic bonds, corporate debt and asset backed securities. The underlying investment managers may utilise strategies for managing currency exposure.

There are no predetermined strategic asset allocation ranges in relation to the underlying funds or asset classes.

Minimum suggested investment timeframe

The minimum suggested investment timeframe for the Alpha Diversified Income Fund is 3 to 5 years. The minimum suggested timeframe is a general guide only, and does not take into account your individual circumstances. We advise investors to seek financial advice to determine an appropriate investment period for the Alpha Enhanced Yield Fund.

Investment Managers

Kapstream Capital

Kapstream Capital offers an alternative approach to fixed income. Kapstream's goal is to create innovative solutions for client needs. Through active diversification across sectors and geographies, they aim to consistently deliver capital protection and a reliable income stream.

Kapstream use a wide range of instruments to capitalise on opportunities within the marketplace, including bonds, notes, mortgages, corporate debt, emerging market debt, convertible securities, derivatives, foreign exchange contracts, enhanced cash instruments and more. As a result, they can generate positive returns in both rising and falling markets. They manage total portfolio risk, rather than the index risk, so their funds can generate a positive return even when indices are falling. The result is superior return potential, with less risk.

PIMCO Australia

PIMCO Australia Pty Ltd ('PIMCO'), is a leader global investment management firm with more than $790 billion in assets under management as of 30 September 2008 and more than 1000 employees in offices in Newport Beach, New York, Singapore, Tokyo, London, Sydney, Munich, Toronto, and Hong Kong. Throughout PIMCO's 37-year history, they have been at the forefront in sectors like mortgage-backed securities and emerging market bonds. PIMCO remain's at the forefront today, pioneering the use of innovative solutions for their clients, including portable alpha and absolute return strategies.

Standard Life Investments

Standard Life Investments is a leading asset manager with an expanding global reach and manages $511.5 billion in assets on behalf of clients worldwide. Their investment capabilities span equities, bonds, real estate, private equity, multi-asset solutions, fund-of-funds and absolute return strategies.

 

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Information on this page is general advice only and is not personal advice. It does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. Please review a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement to determine if this is a suitable investment to meet your needs or speak to your financial adviser before you make any decision to invest.

Funds invested are not guaranteed and their value will rise and fall in line with market forces. Past performance is no guarantee of future return.


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Who should invest?

The Fund is designed for investors seeking diversified exposure to both Australian and international fixed interest and hybrid securities with the potential to achieve a higher yield than that offered by exposure to traditional fixed interest securities and government bonds, with moderate capital preservation

Investments held

Predominantly Australian and global fixed interest and hybrid security managed funds

Investment manager

Alpha Fund Managers Pty Ltd

Responsible entity

Equity Trustees Limited

Benchmark

Bloomberg AusBond Bank +1%

Minimum recommended investment time frame

3 to 5 years

Minimum initial investment

$25,000

Minimum additional investment

$10,000

Minimum withdrawal

$10,000

Minimum balance

$25,000

Withdrawal of monies under normal circumstances

Within 7 days

Valuation frequency

Daily

Unit price

Generally determined each business day based on the Net Asset Value of the Fund

Buy/Sell spread

Nil

Income distribution

Quarterly

Management costs

0.993% p.a.

Performance fees

Yes - Refer to PDS

Date of inception

March 2012

Please refer to the Alpha Fund Series PDS for further information