Ashburton Balanced Fund

Generating long-term, inflation-beating returns

What is the fund objective?

The primary objective of the Ashburton Balanced Fund is to generate long-term, inflation-beating returns over a three year period. The fund aims to meet its objectives through investing across a wide range of domestic and international asset classes which include equity, bond, property and money market. The fund can have a maximum equity exposure of 75% and is limited to a maximum offshore exposure of 25%. The portfolio will be actively managed with exposure to various asset classes being varied to reflect changing economic and market circumstances, in order to maximise returns for investors. The fund complies with Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, 1956.

What is the investment process?

We believe our overall investment philosophy and governance processes are among our key strengths. Our investment process is the means by which we map our philosophy about markets to a portfolio. We believe our process is well designed to exploit opportunities as they arise. We integrate risk management into the fabric of our investment process with the aim of protecting the assets that we manage for our clients. Our portfolios follow a disciplined methodology in the selection of equities, fixed income, cash, offshore and other instruments.

Why invest in in this fund?

The fund is aligned to investors who require a real return on their capital over time. The fund is suited to investors with a moderate risk profile, an investment horizon of greater than three years and a retirement and/or savings objective.

How do I invest?

If you are unsure if this fund is appropriate for your needs, speak to your financial advisor. Alternatively, if you do not require advice you can invest now.

ISIN ZAE000176467 Sedol Bloomberg
Currency South African rand Risk rating Moderate Domicile South Africa
Launch date 01/06/2013 Fund size R497.84 m Dealing Daily
NAV 130.6000 cents Daily change -0.77% Price date 08/11/2019
Annualised performance since 2013: 3.1%

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