To view the Affluence LIC Fund Report February 2019 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 increased 1.4% in February, lagging the ASX200 which increased 6.0% for the month. The market rallied strongly, with the returns for the last two months erasing the sharp fall of last year.
Returns since inception for the Fund are 9.9% per annum, compared to the ASX 200 Index of 10.6% per annum. These returns have been delivered with approximately half the volatility of the ASX200 index.
Some positive contributors this month were NGE Capital (NGE) up 15.6% and Ryder Capital (RYD) up 8.3%. The biggest negative contributor was the Absolute Equity Performance Fund (AEG) down 10.8% and our index put options decreased as the market increased.
At the end of February, the Fund held investments in 35 Listed Investment Companies representing 91% of the Fund and 9% 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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See the Affluence LIC Fund Portfolio here (you must be an Affluence Member to view)