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At a glance

A dynamically managed multi asset fund that invests directly in equity and fixed income securities, then supplementing the income using a covered call option.

Reasons to invest

Proven capability in income generation

The fund benefits from the established income capabilities and skill sets of our equity and fixed income teams to target an attractive 5% yield.

Experienced multi asset team

The portfolio manager is supported by more than 20 investment experts, including an eightstrong Asset Allocation Strategy Group. The team is able to draw on the wider investment platform for macro insights, information and propriety research.

Risk awareness

Diversification is embedded into the construction process, with a focus on providing strong risk-adjusted total returns. The ability to ‘look through’ a portfolio facilitates best-in-class portfolio risk management.

Key facts

  1. Fund inception date:
    18 September 2012
  2. Asset class weightings:
    Equities: 40-60%
    Fixed income: 40-60%
  3. Holdings:
    The portfolio mainly invests in direct investments, derivatives, ETFs and in-house funds
  4. Fund size
    (as at 28.02.2018)
    $287.6m

Investment approach

The Asset Allocation Strategy Group uses the output from three proprietary research groups to formulate its macroeconomic and thematic views, and defines the investment environment used to build asset allocation portfolios. This is combined with a valuation framework across all asset classes, and is used by the group to determine its preferred asset allocation and risk preferences, whilst prioritising the fund’s income objective.

The security selection within both equity and fixed income is designed to generate income to achieve the 5% income objective. The natural income that is generated through the allocation to equities and fixed income is then supplemented with a covered call strategy to enhance its yield. The fund is actively managed at the overall portfolio level, as well as within each asset class.
Proven and repeatable investment process

Fund Manager

Ben Rodriguez
Fund Manager, Multi-asset

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