Alpha Fund Managers

Overview

Investment objective

The Alpha Property Securities Fund is designed for investors seeking both high-income and capital growth opportunities, combined with moderate tax benefits, by investing in a globally-diversified portfolio of listed property securities. It aims to outperform (after fund fees and expenses, and before taxes) a combination of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index and the S&P/ASX 200 Property Trust Accumulation Index on a rolling 3 to 5 year basis. The Fund invests in global listed property securities that derive the bulk of their income from property rental - providing greater diversification and liquidity than direct property, and access to a wider universe of investment opportunities than the Australian market.

Investments held

The Alpha Property Securities Fund gains exposure to listed property securities traded on global markets by investing into property securities managed funds.

Minimum suggested investment timeframe

The minimum suggested investment timeframe for the Alpha Property Securities 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 Property Securities Fund.

Investment Managers

SG Hiscock & Company

SG Hiscock & Company ('SGH') is a boutique investment manager that specialises in listed property securities and Australian equities. Established in 2001, SGH manages approximately $2 billion in funds for clients in five categories: smaller companies, listed property securities, global listed property securities, Australian equities, and absolute return strategies.

BT Investment Management

BT Investment Management (BTIM) combines the benefits of a strong institutional foundation and performance-focused culture with a 'multi-boutique' specialist investment approach. This approach firmly positions BTIM to achieve outstanding risk-adjusted returns for their investors. With $46.6 billion (as at 30 September 2012) in Funds Under Management, BTIM is one of Australia's premier fund managers. BTIM offers institutional, adviser and retail clients access to a broad range of specialist investment strategies and customised products across the full range of asset classes including equities, property, fixed interest, income and cash.

 

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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?

Investors seeking both high-income and capital growth opportunities, combined with moderate tax benefits, by investing in a globally-diversified portfolio of listed property securities

Investments held

Predominantly Australian and global property securities managed funds

Benchmark

FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index and the S&P/ASX 200 Property Trust Accumulation Index

Minimum recommended investment time frame

3 to 5 years

Investment manager

Alpha Fund Managers Pty Ltd

Responsible entity

Equity Trustees Limited

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

0.33% / 0.33%

Income distribution

Quarterly

Management costs

1.286% p.a.

Performance fees

Yes - Refer to PDS

Date of inception

March 2007

Please refer to the Alpha Fund Series PDS for further information