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The Alpha Australian Small Companies Fund is designed for investors seeking superior long-term returns by investing in an actively managed portfolio of Australian Small Companies shares. It aims to outperform (after fund fees and expenses, and before taxes) the S&P ASX Small Ordinaries Index over rolling 5 to 7 year periods. The Fund may exhibit a relatively benchmark unaware process in pursuit of superior returns – i.e. the Fund may not invest into stocks just because they are in the benchmark. As a result the composition and returns of the portfolio may deviate significantly from that of the benchmark. The Fund will leverage extensively off the proprietary research and view of the Underlying Investment Managers.
The Alpha Australian Small Companies Fund gains exposure to predominately small to medium market capitalisation shares listed on the ASX, by investing with Australian Small Companies investment managers.
Key information overview
The Alpha Australian Small Companies Fund’s unit price are calculated daily, please refer to the PDS for information relating to the buy/sell spread.
The Alpha Australian Small Companies Fund’s returns are calculated after fees have been deducted, assuming reinvestment of distributions. No allowance is made for tax. *Benchmark – S&P ASX Small Ordinaries Index.
Downside Capture since inception
Outperformance since inception
Annualised volatility vs benchmark
Fund performance report – 31 January 2019
|Alpha Australian Small Companies Fund||Distribution Return||Growth Return||Total Return||Benchmark Return||Outperformance|
|3 Years pa||8.80%||-1.90%||6.90%||11.34%||-4.44%|
|5 Years pa||12.23%||-3.35%||8.89%||7.38%||1.51%|
|Since Inception pa||6.23%||-2.36%||3.87%||-0.01%||3.89%|
The following Investment Managers sit within the Alpha Australian Small Companies Fund.
Australian Ethical is Australia’s largest dedicated ethical investment and superannuation.....READ MORE
Investors Mutual Limited
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OC Funds Management
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Ophir Asset Management
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Spheria Asset Management
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SG Hiscock & Company
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Australian Ethical is Australia’s largest dedicated ethical investment and superannuation manager listed on the ASX with $2 billion in FUM. The firm’s investment charter seeks to support strong ESG business models that are ethically responsible and promote economic sustainability. More specifically though the Australian Ethical Charter is a series of statements that guide both the positive side (investments they seek out) and the negative side (investments they avoid) of their ethical approach.
Investors Mutual Limited (IML) is a specialist Australian Equities Fund Manager, established in 1998. The IML’s investment mantra focuses on Value and Quality stocks and seeks to buy and own companies with a competitive advantage, recurring earnings, capable management and the ability to grow at a reasonable price. IML seeks to minimize downside capture by following a set of disciplined investment principals through all cycles, has a broad cap approach and is prepared to deviate from the index.
OC Funds Management is a highly rated boutique small-cap Australian equities manager led by Robert Frost, which was established in 2000. The long-standing and well-resourced team, comprising three seasoned smaller companies investors, combines over 40 years of investment management experience with a proven bottom-up, benchmark-unaware approach that has delivered investors strong, long-term returns across all market cycles.
Ophir is an independently-owned boutique investment manager, specialising in emerging and mid-cap growth companies. Ophir offer investors actively managed, benchmark-unaware investment strategies focused on identifying businesses with the ability to meaningfully grow and compound earnings over time. Each of the Ophir Funds are limited in their size to ensure the best possible investment structure for long term out performance.
Spheria Asset Management is a fundamental-based investment manager with a bottom-up focus specialising in small and microcap companies. Spheria’s mission is to achieve strong investment returns for their clients with an emphasis on risk management. Keeping an open mind to potential investments is critical to their process and expanding their horizons to consider global influences gives them a powerful edge.
SG Hiscock & Company is a multi award-winning boutique fund manager based in Melbourne, Australia specialising in Australian Equities and Property Securities – including Australian and global REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts). SG Hiscock’s investment philosophy is based on the belief that the market incorrectly prices emerging companies due to agency factors and institutional liquidity constraints. Their investment approach is style neutral and is based on a three-stage value-active investment process which takes into account fundamental security analysis, qualitative assessment of company management and industry structure, and technical analysis.
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.