Affirmative Global Bond Fund - A - Managed Fund

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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 -0.34 -0.51 -0.03 - - - - -
Growth return -0.34 -0.51 -0.03 - - - - -
Income return 0 0 0 - - - - -
Market index (BBgBarc Global Aggregate TR Hdg AUD)
Total return -0.23 -0.32 0.24 0.19 1.05 2.91 4.36 6.74
As as 31 Oct 2018. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

Fixed Interest

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Affirmative Global Bond Fund - A
Colonial First State Investments Limited
Bonds - Global
Not Rated
Investment Fund
6 Apr 2018
$0 million (as at 31 Oct 2018)
$0.9965 (as at 14 Nov 2018)
$0.9945 (as at 14 Nov 2018)
Fund Objective
To seek to simultaneously create a positive and verifiable environmental and social impact whilst targeting a total return in excess of the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index hedged to Australian dollars before fees over rolling three-year time periods.
Fund Strategy
The fund will invest primarily in investment grade global fixed income instruments. The investable universe consists only of issues and issuers that have passed both an ESG and Impact screen. Determination of meaningful impact focuses on the use of proceeds, transparency and measurability. The portfolio invests primarily in tradable debt securities but may use derivatives to gain market exposure or for risk management. The fund can take active currency positions relative to the benchmark (that is hedged into Australian dollars).
Offer information
Type Description
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) - Estimated 0.57% (as at 30 Jun 2018) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $25,000
Minimum additional investments

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Jul 2018)

Holding (as at 31 Jul 2018) Type % of Portfolio
Kommunalbanken As Bond - Gov't Agency Debt 7.86%
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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 cannot 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.

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Returns Since Inception *
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Intelligent Investor Equity Growth 8.25%
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