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Colonial FirstChoice Investments - Acadian Geared Global Equity
Colonial First State Investments Limited
Equity World Other
(as at 29 Feb 2012)
Not Rated
Managed Funds
30 Apr 2007
$13.36 million (as at 28 Feb 2015)
$0.9979 (as at 30 Mar 2015)
$0.9899 (as at 30 Mar 2015)

Fund performance (28 Feb 2015) NOTE : returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised

  1 Month
3 Month
6 Month
1 Year
% p.a.
2 Year
% p.a.
3 Year
% p.a.
5 Year
% p.a.
10 Year
% p.a.
Total return 11.85 16.82 28.38 42.57 57.19 45.43 29.29 -
Growth return 11.85 16.82 28.38 42.51 57.16 45.41 29.27 -
Income return 0 0 0 0.06 0.03 0.02 0.02 -

Morningstar index (Mstar PG ITr Equity World Other Idx)

Total return 4.72 11.41 20.7 23.39 27.53 23.85 14.68 7.14

Market index (MSCI World NR AUD)

Total return 5.32 11.51 22.05 23.32 31.02 26.11 14.73 6.5

Asset allocation (28 Feb 2015)

Australian Equities 0%
International Equities 99.12%
Cash 0.88%
Property & Infrastructure 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Mortgage 0%
Alternatives 0%

Objectives and Strategy

To maximise risk-adjusted, long-term returns by borrowing to invest in stocks from around the world, while carefully controlling portfolio risk and transaction costs. The option aims to outperform the MSCI World (ex Australia) Index over rolling seven-year periods before fees and taxes.
The option's investment strategy is based on the belief that markets are inefficient, creating price anomalies that can be exploited by a disciplined, objective investment process. Acadian's investment approach employs structured stock and peer group valuation models, which are designed to capture a broad range of relevant characteristics such as value, earnings growth and price-related factors. This aims to systematically unearth securities with unrecognised value, as well as improving earnings prospects, to help unlock that value.

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Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 4.27% (as at 19 May 2014) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $5,000.00
Minimum additional investments
Minimum redemption amount

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* Dates for historical returns vary from fund to fund