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General Information

Colonial FirstChoice Investments - Colonial Geared Share
Colonial First State Investments Limited
Equity Australia Large Geared
(as at 31 Mar 2010)
Managed Funds
13 May 2002
$102.41 million (as at 30 Jun 2015)
$1.2741 (as at 28 Jul 2015)
$1.2629 (as at 28 Jul 2015)

Fund performance (30 Jun 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 -10.36 -14.48 6.23 12.05 21.19 33.1 11.56 6.27
Growth return -14.66 -18.59 1.13 6.67 15.79 27.63 7.72 -3.09
Income return 4.3 4.11 5.1 5.38 5.4 5.47 3.84 9.36

Morningstar index (Mstar PG ITr Equity Aus Large Geared Idx)

Total return -10.57 -14.72 1.97 4.6 16.25 25.07 10.86 4.2

Market index (S&P/ASX 200 TR AUD)

Total return -5.3 -6.55 3.1 5.68 11.4 15.06 9.69 7.08

Asset allocation (30 Jun 2015)

Australian Equities 89.27%
International Equities 0%
Cash 10.73%
Property & Infrastructure 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Mortgage 0%
Alternatives 0%
Asset Allocation

Objectives and Strategy

To magnify long-term returns from capital growth by borrowing to invest in large Australian companies. The option aims to outperform the S&P/ASX 100 Accumulation Index over rolling seven year periods before fees and taxes.
The option generally invests in large, high quality companies with strong balance sheets and earnings. The option's gearing effectively magnifies returns from the underlying investments, whether they are gains or losses. The option predominantly invests in Australian companies and therefore does not hedge currency risk. Where the option borrows in a foreign currency, proceeds will be fully hedged into Australian dollars.

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Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 3.08% (as at 19 May 2014) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $5,000.00
Minimum additional investments
Minimum redemption amount

Top 10 holdings (as at 30 Apr 2015)

Holding Type % of Portfolio
Westpac Banking Corp Equity 9.44%
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