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Vanguard Australian Shares Index

Investment Type
Investment Product
Investment Type & Product
Investment Type
Investment Product

Pricing & Performance

Fund Commencement: October 2009

Unit Pricing

As at
Entry 1.301
Exit 1.299
View Price History

Distributions

Frequency
Quarterly
Cents per Unit
0.879
Reinvestment Price
1.320
View Distribution History

Performance

As at

Returns

As at
Growth (%) Distribution (%) Total (%)
1 month 0.79% -- 0.79%
3 month 0.34% 0.67% 1.00%
6 month 9.05% 1.33% 10.38%
1 year 8.94% 3.29% 12.23%
3 year -0.91% 6.94% 6.03%
5 year 1.17% 5.71% 6.88%
10 year 0.83% 5.64% 6.47%

Investment Approach

The fund provides low costs with broadly diversified exposure to Australian companies and property trusts listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It also offers potential long-term capital growth along with dividend income and franking credits.

Details & Fees

Investment Objective Seeks to track the return of the S&P/ASX 300 Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
Minimum Suggested Timeframe 7 years or longer
Fund Manager Vanguard Investments Australia Limited
Asset Class Australian Shares
Minimum Initial Investment $2,000
Minimum Initial Investment (with saving plan) $1,000 Monthly Minimum Nil
Minimum Additional Investment Nil
Australian shares 100%
Quarterly March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31
Entry 0
Exit 0
Management Cost (p.a.) 0.41%
Buy / Sell Spread 0.1% / Nil

How to Invest

Perpetual WeathFocus Investment Advantage New application
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Perpetual WealthFocus Investment Advantage is designed for investors who want broad investment choice and greater flexibility when managing a general investment portfolio. Applications to invest in Perpetual WealthFocus Investment Advantage fund can be made through the Perpetual product application portal online, or via the post where completed application & documents should be sent to the address detailed below.

 

Perpetual WealthFocus Investment Advantage

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

 

Before applying, review the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for WealthFocus Investment Advantage and related documents to ensure you understand how the Fund works and the risks involved.

 

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Perpetual, WealthFocus, and Select investors can make additional investments to their fund through the myPerpetual application portal online, or via the post where completed application & documents should be sent to the address detailed below.

 

Perpetual WealthFocus Investment Advantage

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

 

Before applying, review the current PDS and related documents. They may have changed since you first invested.

 

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Applications for Perpetual WealthFocus Investment Advantage 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 the address detailed below.

 

Perpetual WealthFocus Investment Advantage

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

 

Before applying, review the current PDS and related documents. They may have changed since you first invested.

 

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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.

Pricing & Performance

Fund Commencement: October 2009

Unit Pricing

As at
Entry 2.769
Exit 2.766
View Price History

Performance

As at

Returns

As at
Growth (%) Total (%)
1 month 0.79% 0.79%
3 month 1.11% 1.11%
6 month 9.73% 9.73%
1 year 12.12% 12.12%
3 year 6.69% 6.69%
5 year 7.38% 7.38%
10 year 6.95% 6.95%

Investment Approach

The fund provides low costs with broadly diversified exposure to Australian companies and property trusts listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It also offers potential long-term capital growth along with dividend income and franking credits.

Details & Fees

Investment Objective Seeks to track the return of the S&P/ASX 300 Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
Minimum Suggested Timeframe 7 years or longer
Fund Manager Vanguard Investments Australia Limited
Asset Class Australian Shares
Minimum Initial Investment $3,000
Minimum Initial Investment (with saving plan) $1,500 Monthly Minimum Nil
Minimum Additional Investment Nil
Australian shares 100%
N/A
Entry 0
Exit 0
Management Cost (p.a.) 0.41%
Buy / Sell Spread 0.1% / Nil

How to Invest

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The Perpetual WealthFocus Wholesale Super Plan is a simple to use personal superannuation product, designed for both employees and the self-employed. It is likely that the WealthFocus Super Plan will be most suitable for new investors. Before applying for a Perpetual WealthFocus Super Plan, 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.

 

Applications to invest in Perpetual WealthFocus Super Plan can be made through the Perpetual application portal online, or via the post where completed application & documents should be sent to this address:

 

Perpetual WealthFocus Super Plan

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

 

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Pricing & Performance

Fund Commencement: October 2009

Unit Pricing

As at
Entry 2.984
Exit 2.981
View Price History

Performance

As at

Returns

As at
Growth (%) Total (%)
1 month 6.96% 6.96%
3 month 8.48% 8.48%
6 month 7.59% 7.59%
1 year 13.12% 13.12%
3 year 9.64% 9.64%
5 year 10.51% 10.51%
10 year 7.83% 7.83%

Investment Approach

The fund provides low costs with broadly diversified exposure to Australian companies and property trusts listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It also offers potential long-term capital growth along with dividend income and franking credits.

Details & Fees

Investment Objective Seeks to track the return of the S&P/ASX 300 Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
Minimum Suggested Timeframe 7 years or longer
Fund Manager Vanguard Investments Australia Limited
Asset Class Australian shares
Minimum Initial Investment $20,000
Minimum Initial Investment (with saving plan) Nil Monthly Minimum Nil
Minimum Additional Investment $1,000
Australian shares 100%
N/A
Entry Nil
Exit Nil
Management Cost (p.a.) 0.39%%
Buy / Sell Spread 0.1% / Nil

Pricing & Performance

Fund Commencement: October 2009

Unit Pricing

As at
Entry 2.990
Exit 2.987
View Price History

Performance

As at

Returns

As at
Growth (%) Total (%)
1 month 0.79% 0.79%
3 month 1.22% 1.22%
6 month 10.72% 10.72%
1 year 13.21% 13.21%
3 year 7.29% 7.29%
5 year 8.25% 8.25%
10 year 7.76% 7.76%

Investment Approach

The fund provides low costs with broadly diversified exposure to Australian companies and property trusts listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. It also offers potential long-term capital growth along with dividend income and franking credits.

Details & Fees

Investment Objective Seeks to track the return of the S&P/ASX 300 Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.
Minimum Suggested Timeframe 7 years or longer
Fund Manager Vanguard Investments Australia Limited
Asset Class Australian Shares
Minimum Initial Investment $20,000
Minimum Initial Investment (with saving plan) $20,000 Monthly Minimum Nil
Minimum Additional Investment Nil
Australian shares 100%
N/A
Entry 0
Exit 0
Management Cost (p.a.) 0.42%
Buy / Sell Spread 0.1% / Nil

How to Invest

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The Perpetual WealthFocus Pension Plan is designed for retirees who need a regular income. It offers an account based pension or transition to retirement pension. Before applying for a Perpetual WealthFocus Account Based Pension Plan, 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.

It is likely that the WealthFocus Pension Plan will be most suitable for new investors

Applications to invest in Perpetual Account Based Pension Plan can be made through the Perpetual application portal online, or via the post where completed application & documents should be sent to this address:

Perpetual WealthFocus Account Based Pension Plan

GPO Box 4171, Sydney NSW 2001

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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.