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Perpetual Conservative Growth Fund

Perpetual Conservative Growth Fund

Offers investors moderate medium-term growth as well as some income, while managing risk.

The Perpetual Conservative Growth Fund aims to offer investors moderate medium-term growth as well as some income, while managing risk. The Fund is broadly diversified but with an emphasis on cash and fixed income.  A value philosophy drives active decisions around weightings between asset classes and within asset classes.

A “total portfolio” approach seeks out only the best risk adjusted returns, while portfolio protection strategies aim to protect on the downside during extreme events.

Income and growth

The Fund seeks to deliver moderate capital growth over the medium-term whilst also paying investors income.

Managed risk

The Perpetual team uses active management and a value-driven investment process to reduce risk.

Managed to beat inflation

The Fund balances conservative assets like fixed income and alternatives, with exposure to equities for protection against inflation.

Market aware

The Portfolio Manager uses cycle and momentum signals to time investment decisions and can use portfolio protection to protect against major market falls.

Pricing & Performance

Fund Commencement: September 2003

Unit Pricing

As at
Entry 1.141
Exit 1.138
View Price History

Distributions

Frequency
Quarterly
Cents per Unit
0.115
Reinvestment Price
1.149
View Distribution History

Performance

As at

Returns

As at
Growth (%) Distribution (%) Total (%)
1 month 0.46% -- 0.46%
3 month 0.56% 0.10% 0.66%
6 month 4.04% 0.63% 4.67%
1 year 3.18% 1.14% 4.32%
3 year -2.46% 4.71% 2.25%
5 year -0.99% 4.44% 3.45%
10 year -0.53% 4.61% 4.08%

Investment Approach

The fund invests in a diverse mix of growth, defensive and other assets, with a focus on cash and fixed income securities. Tactical asset allocation strategies may be applied, which involves the fund adjusting its exposure to asset classes on a regular basis within the investment guidelines. Currency is managed at the fund level, taking into account currency exposure arising from underlying investments. Currency management is used to either hedge currency for an existing position or create an exposure to a foreign currency. Net foreign currency exposure will be limited to 50% of the gross asset value of the fund. Derivatives and exchange traded funds may be used in managing each asset class.

Details & Fees

Investment Objective Aims to provide moderate growth over the medium term and income through investment in a diversified portfolio with an emphasis on cash and fixed income securities; and outperform a composite benchmark (before fees and taxes) reflecting its allocation to the various asset types over rolling three-year periods.
Minimum Suggested Timeframe 3 years or longer
Fund Manager Perpetual Investment Management Limited
Asset Class Multi-Asset
Minimum Initial Investment $25,000
Minimum Initial Investment (with saving plan) $25,000 Monthly Minimum Nil
Minimum Additional Investment $2,000
Australian shares 0 - 25%
Cash 5 - 55%
Fixed income and credit 15 - 65%
International shares 0 - 20%
Other assets 0 - 30%
Property 0 - 10%
Quarterly March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31
Entry 0
Exit 0
Management Fee (p.a.) 0.90%. Refer to PDS for Management Costs.
Buy / Sell Spread 0.21% / Nil

What Are The Risks?

All investments carry risk. While it is not possible to identify every risk relevant to your investment, we have provided details of the risks that may affect your investment in the relevant product disclosure statement (PDS) or offer document.

You can find PDSs and other documents in our resources section. The relevant PDS, offer documents and forms can also be found in the sections below:

How to Invest

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Perpetual Investment 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. Applications to invest in Perpetual Investment Funds can be made through the myPerpetual application portal online.

 

Before applying for a Perpetual Investment it's important to review the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), and related documents to ensure you understand how the fund works and the risks involved.

 

Information on Customer Identification Requirements

Investment Forms, PDS's and Offer Documents

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Continuous disclosure and updates for Perpetual Investment Funds

Update or apply for additional investment in my Perpetual fund Access the myPerpetual Portal

Applications for additional investment to your Perpetual Fund can be done by accessing the online account portal myPerpetual, or via the post where completed additional investments form & documents should be sent to this address:

 

Perpetual Investment Funds

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

 

Review the current PDS and related documents. They may have changed since you first invested.

 

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Perpetual Investment Funds New Application

Applications for Perpetual Investment aFunds can be made via investor directed portfolio services. Financial advisers can make applications through the Perpetual application portal online, or via the post where completed application & documents should be sent to this address:

 

Before applying for a Perpetual Investment Fund, it's important to review the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and related documents to ensure you understand how the plan works and the risks involved.

 

Perpetual Investment Funds

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

 

Information on Customer Identification Requirements

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Continuous disclosure and updates for Perpetual Investment Funds

Contact an institutional relationship manager or phone 1800 110 941. Contact

With one of Australia’s largest, most well-resourced and experienced investment teams, Perpetual offers institutional investors expertise across four major investment capabilities: Australian equities; global equities; cash, credit and fixed income; and multi asset strategies. These capabilities can be accessed via pooled investment funds or tailored mandates.

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.