Perpetual Wholesale Active Fixed Interest Fund Class A

The Perpetual Active Fixed Interest Fund aims to provide regular income, with quarterly distributions. The Fund offers investors both diversification and risk management through exposure to a hand-picked selection of primarily Australian corporate bonds.

The investment process is active, which leverages the team’s research expertise and long experience. The portfolio invests across a wide universe of Australian debt securities and the Portfolio Manager and team seek to identify quality credit investments while actively managing risk.

Features and Benefits

  • Targeting regular income

    The Fund aims to provide a regular quarterly income stream.

  • Broad diversification

    The Fund has access to a wide universe of debt instruments to maximise return opportunities and diversify risk.

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    Deep analysis

    Security selection decisions about underpinned up by the credit team’s deep analysis. Company research from Perpetual’s equity team is also leveraged.

  • Long credit experience

    The credit team is one of Australia’s most experienced.

Perpetual Wholesale Active Fixed Interest Fund Class A

Pricing & Performance

Performance as at 31/05/2022

Returns as at 31/05/2022

  Growth % Distribution % Total %
1 month -1.00 -- -1.00
3 month -6.57 0.05 -6.52
6 month -8.93 0.35 -8.58
1 year -10.64 1.44 -9.19
3 year -4.80 3.15 -1.66
5 year -2.14 3.27 1.13
10 year -- -- --

Unit Prices as at 23/06/2022

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Frequency Quarterly
Cents per Unit 0.051
Reinvestment Price 0.952
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Fund Commencement Date

February 2017

Target Market Determination (TMD)

Details & Fees

About this fund

  • Fund Manager

    Perpetual Investment Management Limited

  • Asset Class

    Cash and fixed income

  • Suggested Length

    3 years or longer

Investment Objective

Aims to provide investors with regular income by investing in a portfolio of diversified fixed income securities which are predominantly corporate and government bonds; and outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Composite Index (before fees and taxes) over rolling three-year periods.

Investment Approach

Perpetual aims to enhance returns by:
- diversifying the portfolio amongst different securities issued by various borrowers
- actively managing for changes in market-wide and security-specific credit margins
- identifying and investing in relative value within the universe of credit securities
- actively managing the portfolio with respect to interest rates, swap and credit margins, and managing the portfolio's sensitivity in these.

Derivatives may be used in managing the Fund.

Investment Details

Minimum Initial Investment $25,000
With Savings Plan  
Minimum Initial Investment $25,000
Monthly Minimum Nil
Minimum Additional Investment $2,000


Entry 0
Exit 0
Management Fee (p.a.) 0.40%. Refer to PDS for Management Costs
Buy / Sell Spread 0.1% / 0.1%

Investment Guidelines

Sub-investment grade and non rated securities 0 - 10%


March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31

How to Invest

  1. Perpetual Wholesale Funds feature Perpetual’s leading investment management capabilities. They are designed for individual and wholesale investors, and super fund trustees, with $25,000 or more to invest. You can also invest through investor directed portfolio services.

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  2. Making an investment

    Review the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and related documents to ensure you understand how the fund works and the risks involved. 

    Online Application

    Apply for Perpetual Wholesale funds


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    Send your completed application & identification documents to:

    Perpetual Wholesale Funds

    GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

    If applying to Perpetual Pure Series Funds:

    Perpetual Pure Series Funds

    GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

    Customer Identification Requirements


    All forms, offer documents and PDS’s can be found in Forms, PDS's and Offer Documents page in our Resources section.

  3. If you are an institutional investor


    Please contact one of our institutional relationship managers or phone 1800 110 941. 

Perpetual Investment Management Limited ABN 18 000 866 535 AFSL 234426 and/or Perpetual Superannuation Limited ABN 84 008 416 831 AFSL 225246 are the issuers of the Funds. you should consider the relevant Fund product disclosure statement or other offer document before deciding whether to invest. The product disclosure statements and target market determinations for the Funds are available on this website.

Returns have been calculated using exit prices after taking into account all ongoing fees, and assuming reinvestment of distributions. No allowance has been made for entry fees, exit fees or where applicable taxation. Future returns may bear no relationship to the historical information displayed. The returns shown represent past returns only and are not indicative of future returns of a Fund. Returns on a Fund can be particularly volatile in the short term and in some periods may be negative.