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We believe that investing in smaller companies through quality investments across different managers, investment strategies and structures can provide higher returns over time, with less risk, than the ASX 200 index.
The Fund provides access to a diversified portfolio of small Australian companies via unlisted funds and LIC’s selected by Affluence.
The Australian market decreased in May, with the ASX Small Ordinaries decreasing by 2.0% for the month. The Affluence Small Company Fund decreased by 0.3% in May, with the Fund returning 6.9% per annum since inception. The Fund has outperformed its benchmark (ASX Small Ordinaries) over 12 months and is slightly behind since inception.
Our best performing investments this month were the Microequities Deep Value Fund (up 2.4%), the Wentworth Williamson Fund (up 1.8%), and the Paragon Long Short Fund (up 1.3%). The Phoenix Opportunities Fund have had a sensational last 12 months, but was down 2.8% in May.
At the end of the month, the Fund held investments in 4 unlisted funds representing 73% of the total portfolio. The balance was in 7 LICs accounting for 19% of the total portfolio, and 9% cash.
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