Colonial Wholesale Long Short Share Strategies - Managed Fund

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 0 7.69 -36.36 -75.62 -57.32 -42.97 -24.2 -
Growth return 0 7.69 -36.36 -96.46 -96.38 -89.37 -73.35 -
Income return 0 0 0 20.84 39.06 46.4 49.15 -
Market index (RBA Bank accepted Bills 90 Days)
Total return 0.01 0.13 0.36 0.93 1.44 1.55 1.74 2.67
As as 31 May 2010. Returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised. All figures are percentages.

Asset Allocation

Colonial Wholesale Long Short Share Strategies
Australian Equities
International Equities
Fixed Interest
Average Allocation of Peers
Australian Equities
International Equities
Fixed Interest

General Information

Fund Details
Type Description
Colonial Wholesale Long Short Share Strategies (Wholesale)
Colonial First State Investments Limited
Alternative Strategies
Not Rated
Investment Fund
31 Oct 2001
$0.02 million (as at 31 Mar 2010)
$0.0014 (as at 30 Jun 2010)
Fund Objective
To deliver a return of 13-16% per annum over the medium-term after all fees. Minimum suggested investment timeframe is 3 to 5 years.
Fund Strategy
Invests in a portfolio of quality long short equity hedge funds. Benchmark: long short share strategies 100%. The Fund will ordinarily invest in up to 15 hedge funds. Not less than five managers will be used. Not more than 30% of the Fund will be invested with any one manager. Not more than 10% of the Fund will ordinarily be invested in cash.
Offer information
Type Description
Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) - Estimated 2.89% (as at 30 Jun 2011) (Estimated)
Minimum initial investment $100,000

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 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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