Colonial FirstChoice - BlackRock Wholesale Scientific Australian Shares - Managed Fund

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Fund performance (31 May 2018)

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 1.9 1.66 4.05 12.25 10.72 6.88 8.54 4.86
Growth return 1.9 -0.66 0.1 5.34 5.39 0.87 2.53 0.55
Income return 0 2.32 3.95 6.91 5.33 6.01 6.01 4.31

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

Total return 1.09 1.08 2.81 9.63 10.36 5.94 8.76 5.24

Asset Allocation (31 May 2018)

Australian Equities 98.94%
International Equities 0%
Cash 1.06%
Property 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Alternatives 0%
Asset Allocation

General Information

Colonial FirstChoice - BlackRock Wholesale Scientific Australian Shares
Colonial First State Investments Limited
FSF0457AU
Equity Australia Large Growth
starstarstar (as at 31 May 2018)
Investment Fund
23 Apr 2002
$8.45 million (as at 31 May 2018)
$1.3818 (as at 20 Jun 2018)
$1.379 (as at 20 Jun 2018)

Objectives and Strategy

To outperform the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index by exposure to long positions in Australian equities. The option aims to return 2-3% per annum above benchmark over rolling 3 year periods before fees and taxes.
The manager believes that markets are fairly efficient and therefore it is better to take many small decisions to pick up alpha while controlling risk, forecasting and managing transaction costs. The manager believes that value can be added in a consistent manner from quantitative techniques based on traditional investment insights. The manager is style neutral and leverages the latest technology and data sources to assess relative valuation, earnings direction, earnings quality, market and timing insights for each company.

Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 1.01% (as at 30 Jun 2017)
Performance fee (not included in ICR) 0
Minimum initial investment $5,000.00
Minimum additional investments
Minimum redemption amount

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