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General Information

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
$12.08 million (as at 31 Oct 2015)
$0.7249 (as at 26 Nov 2015)
$0.7188 (as at 26 Nov 2015)

Fund performance (31 Oct 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 12.81 -4.35 0.68 24.81 29.53 42.84 27.84 -
Growth return 12.81 -4.35 -22.9 -4.42 13.33 30.67 21.18 -
Income return 0 0 23.58 29.23 16.2 12.17 6.66 -

Market index (MSCI World NR AUD)

Total return 6.23 -0.09 7.06 25.39 21.16 26.44 16.31 6.28

Asset allocation (31 Oct 2015)

Australian Equities 0%
International Equities 99.14%
Cash 0.86%
Property & Infrastructure 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Mortgage 0%
Alternatives 0%
Asset Allocation

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.
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. The option utilises gearing to magnify returns from underlying investments. The option does not hedge investors' currency risk, but may hedge up to 100% of the currency exposure relating to the borrowings of the option.

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Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 4.29% (as at 18 May 2015) (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