To view the Affluence LIC Fund Report December 2018 in pdf format, click here.
The Affluence LIC Fund provides access to a diversified investment portfolio of ASX Listed Investment Companies (LICs) selected by Affluence. We aim to outperform the ASX200 Accumulation Index over rolling 3 year periods, with less volatility than the stock market. The Fund provides exposure to a broad range of underlying investment styles, investment strategies, and geographies.
Affluence LIC Fund Report Summary
The Affluence LIC Fund decreased -1.2% in December, with the ASX200 decreasing by -0.1% for the month. The ASX Small Ordinaries decreased -4.2% for the month.
Returns since inception for the Fund are 9.1% per annum, compared to the ASX 200 Index of 7.3% per annum. These returns have been delivered with approximately half the volatility of the ASX200 index.
Our biggest positive contributors were Watermark Global Leaders Fund (WGF) up 10.2% and Thorney Technologies Limited (TEK) up 6.5%. Ryder Capital Limited (RYD) was also up 3.9%.
Our biggest negative contributors included Blue Sky Alternatives Fund (BAF), Antipodies Global Investments (APL) and Forager Australian Shares Fund (FOR). We have been purchasing additional BAF and APL at the lower prices.
At the end of December, the Fund held investments in 29 Listed Investment Companies representing 84% of the Fund and 16% in cash.
Contact us if you are interested in the Fund and qualify as a wholesale/sophisticated investor, and we will let you know when the Fund is next open. Alternatively, you can gain access through our Affluence Investment Fund, which currently invests around 15% of its portfolio in the Affluence LIC Fund.
If you are interested in investing in the Affluence LIC Fund, and you qualify as a Wholesale or Sophisticated investor, please let us know. We will place you on the waiting list for when we open it again in the future. If you do not qualify as a Wholesale or Sophisticated investor, you can still gain access through our Affluence Investment Fund, which currently invests around 15% of its portfolio in the Affluence LIC Fund. Existing investors can add to their investment or withdraw from the Affluence LIC Fund monthly.
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