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Colonial Defensive - Managed Fund

Fund Objective
To provide relatively stable returns with low potential for capital loss. To outperform the option's composite benchmark over rolling three-year periods before fees and taxes.
Fund Strategy
To allocate 90% of the investments to defensive assets such as fixed interest and cash to provide the portfolio with relatively stable returns. 10% of the portfolio is allocated to growth assets, such as shares and property securities, to improve diversification and performance. In order to provide additional diversification, the portfolio is allocated across a number of leading investment managers. The portfolio aims to hedge currency risk except for the allocation to emerging market shares and part of the allocation to global shares.

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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 0.75% 0.43% 3.4% 4.33% 2.76% 0.45% 1.36% 2.5%
Growth return 0.75% 0.03% 2.68% 2.78% 1.3% -1.25% -1.32% -1.06%
Income return 0% 0.4% 0.72% 1.55% 1.46% 1.7% 2.68% 3.56%
Market index (Morningstar AUS Con Tgt Alloc NR AUD )
Total return 0.46% 0.07% 3.01% 2.99% 2.49% -0.12% 0.9% 2.68%
As at 31 May 2024. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

Colonial Defensive
Australian Equities
5%
International Equities
5%
Cash
40%
Fixed Interest
40%
Alternatives
10%
Property
0%
Average Allocation of Peers
Australian Equities
12.37%
International Equities
3.92%
Cash
22.35%
Fixed Interest
56.81%
Alternatives
3.35%
Property
1.19%

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Colonial Defensive
FSF0487AU
Multisector Conservative
starstarstar (as at 31 May 2024)
Investment Fund
2 May 2002
$103.43 million (as at 30 Apr 2024)
$0.9469 (as at 12 Jun 2024)
$0.944 (as at 12 Jun 2024)
Open
Offer information
Type Description
MER 0.87% (as at 21 Nov 2022)
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) - Estimated 0.86% (as at 30 Jun 2021) (Estimated)
Performance fee (included in ICR) 0
Minimum initial investment $20,000
Minimum redemption amount

Top 10 holdings (as at 31 Jan 2024)

Holding (as at 31 Jan 2024) Type % of Portfolio
Aust 3yr Bond Fut Mar24 Bond - Treasury Future 4.21%
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FAQs about the Colonial Defensive

The objective of the Colonial Defensive managed fund is To provide relatively stable returns with low potential for capital loss. To outperform the option's composite benchmark over rolling three-year periods before fees and taxes.

The strategy of the Colonial Defensive managed fund is To allocate 90% of the investments to defensive assets such as fixed interest and cash to provide the portfolio with relatively stable returns. 10% of the portfolio is allocated to growth assets, such as shares and property securities, to improve diversification and performance. In order to provide additional diversification, the portfolio is allocated across a number of leading investment managers. The portfolio aims to hedge currency risk except for the allocation to emerging market shares and part of the allocation to global shares.

The APIR code of the Colonial Defensive managed fund is FSF0487AU.

Colonial Defensive’s total return last month was 0.75%. This was made up of a growth return of 0.75% and an income return of 0%. These returns were calculated as at 31 May 2024.

Colonial Defensive’s total return for the last three months was 0.43%. This was made up of a growth return of 0.03% and an income return of 0.4%%. These returns were calculated as at 31 May 2024.

Colonial Defensive’s one-year total return is 4.33%. This was made up of a growth return of 2.78% and an income return of 1.55%. These returns were calculated as at 31 May 2024.

Colonial Defensive’s one-year total return is 0.45%. This was made up of a growth return of -1.25% and an income return of 1.7%. These returns were calculated as at 31 May 2024.

The asset allocation of the Colonial Defensive managed fund is :

Australian Equities
5%
International Equities
5%
Cash
40%
Fixed Interest
40%
Alternatives
10%
Property
0%

The Colonial Defensive managed fund belongs to the Multisector Conservative sector/asset class.

As at 30 Apr 2024, the size of the Colonial Defensive managed fund was $103.43 million.

The Colonial Defensive managed fund has an inception date of 2 May 2002.

The current entry price of the Colonial Defensive managed fund is $0.9469 per unit and the current exit price is $0.944 per unit (as at 12 Jun 2024).

The current exit price of the Colonial Defensive managed fund is $0.944 per unit and the current entry price is $0.9469 per unit (as at 12 Jun 2024).

The minimum initial investment amount for the Colonial Defensive 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.