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Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund - Managed Fund (Closed)

Fund Objective
To provide investors with high medium to long term capital growth as well as the potential to earn moderate income
Fund Strategy
The fund invests in companies whose shares have the potential for capital growth and increased earnings. Rigourous research and analysis of each prospective investment is undertaken to determine its potential to increase in value over the medium to long term.

Fund Performance Comparison

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Fund performance

  1M 3M 6M 1Y p.a. 2Y p.a. 3Y p.a. 5Y p.a. 10Y p.a.
Total return 3.86% 1.88% 11.31% 27.76% 22.22% 23.59% 18.43% 14.11%
Growth return 3.86% -7.79% 0.75% 14.5% 10.51% 8.35% 7.35% 4.68%
Income return 0% 9.67% 10.56% 13.26% 11.71% 15.24% 11.08% 9.43%
Market index (S&P/ASX 200 TR AUD )
Total return 0.92% 1.16% 10.66% 12.93% 7.8% 6.8% 7.83% 7.78%
As at 31 Aug 2007. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund
Australian Equities
0%
International Equities
0%
Cash
0%
Property
0%
Fixed Interest
0%
Alternatives
0%
Average Allocation of Peers
Australian Equities
91.95%
International Equities
4.34%
Cash
0.22%
Property
3.05%
Fixed Interest
0.41%
Alternatives
0.02%

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund
Closed
Aberdeen Asset Management Ltd
EQI0017AU
Equity Australia Large Blend
starstarstar (as at 31 Aug 2007)
Investment Fund
1 Jul 1996
$1.17 million (as at 31 Jul 2007)
$1.6764 (as at 27 Sep 2007)
$1.6648 (as at 27 Sep 2007)
Finalised
Offer information
Type Description
MER 0.85% (as at 30 Jun 2006)
Minimum initial investment $20,000

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Aug 2007)

Holding (as at 31 Aug 2007) Type % of Portfolio
BHP Billiton Ltd Stock 9.44%
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FAQs about the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund

The objective of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is To provide investors with high medium to long term capital growth as well as the potential to earn moderate income

The strategy of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is The fund invests in companies whose shares have the potential for capital growth and increased earnings. Rigourous research and analysis of each prospective investment is undertaken to determine its potential to increase in value over the medium to long term.

The APIR code of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is EQI0017AU.

Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund’s total return last month was 3.86%. This was made up of a growth return of 3.86% and an income return of 0%. These returns were calculated as at 31 Aug 2007.

Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund’s total return for the last three months was 1.88%. This was made up of a growth return of -7.79% and an income return of 9.67%%. These returns were calculated as at 31 Aug 2007.

Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund’s one-year total return is 27.76%. This was made up of a growth return of 14.5% and an income return of 13.26%. These returns were calculated as at 31 Aug 2007.

Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund’s one-year total return is 23.59%. This was made up of a growth return of 8.35% and an income return of 15.24%. These returns were calculated as at 31 Aug 2007.

The asset allocation of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is :

Australian Equities
0%
International Equities
0%
Cash
0%
Property
0%
Fixed Interest
0%
Alternatives
0%

The Responsible Entity for the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is Aberdeen Asset Management Ltd.

The Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund belongs to the Equity Australia Large Blend sector/asset class.

As at 31 Jul 2007, the size of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund was $1.17 million.

The Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund has an inception date of 1 Jul 1996.

The current entry price of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is $1.6764 per unit and the current exit price is $1.6648 per unit (as at 27 Sep 2007).

The current exit price of the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is $1.6648 per unit and the current entry price is $1.6764 per unit (as at 27 Sep 2007).

The minimum initial investment amount for the Aberdeen Australian Shares Fund managed fund is $20,000.

Fund data sourced from Morningstar. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Limited ACN 004 523 782 ("ASXO"). Data and content is provided for personal use only. Whilst every care has been taken in producing these numbers, neither Morningstar nor InvestSMART can make any guarantees around the complete accuracy of these figures. Should you decide to change investments, please read all relevant disclosure documents including the Product Disclosure Statements and if required, you may consider speaking to a financial professional for further guidance. A tax event may be realised as a result of switching investments. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.