Fixed Income

Is your money still working for you during volatile times, without taking unnecessary risks or making long-term commitments?

Ashburton Investments has a large and experienced fixed income team dedicated to managing fixed income portfolios that will keep your money working for you – whether it’s outpacing inflation or income generation you’re looking for.

So, go ahead, give yourself a break.



Choosing which fund is right for you

We have a range of money market and fixed income investments designed to help you achieve your goals.



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Ashburton Money Market FundAshburton Stable Income FundAshburton SA Income FundAshburton Diversified Income FundAshburton Bond Fund
Fund category (ASISA classification)South African - Interest - Bearing - Money Market categorySouth African - Interest - Bearing - Short Term categorySouth African - Interest - Bearing - Short Term categorySouth African - Interest - Bearing - Short Term categorySouth African - Interest - Bearing - Short Term category
Investment objective and strategyThe fund seeks to maximise interest income and preserve capital while providing investors with immediate liquidity. A low risk fund invested in a diversified portfolio of short dated money market instruments restricted to a maximum weighted average duration of 90 days.The fund aims to provide investors with additional yield above money market funds while providing high stability of capital and liquidity. Duration limited to a maximum of 0.25 years.A specialist income fund aimed at providing optimal income returns with relative capital stability. The fund is actively managed with the flexibility to invest across a broad range of interest bearing securities. Duration limited to a maximum of 2 years.The fund aims to provide a single solution for the fixed income component of a portfolio for the conservative investor looking for higher returns than can be attained in other income portfolios. Its goal is to achieve performance returns in excess of money market funds and current account yields.The fund aims to provide a high level of income and seek to enhance investment returns by the active management of interest rate, credit and duration risk. It has flexibility to invest across the duration, credit and yield spectrum. The investor must ideally look at a term of longer than 3 years.
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Investor profileThe fund is suitable for investors requiring regular income distributions with high capital preservation and liquidity. A good short term investment for surplus cash that may require deployment at short notice.The fund is suited to investors looking to earn greater yields above money market funds with capital appreciation.This fund is suited to investors looking to earn an income above inflation without compromising on capital preservation.This fund is suited for investors looking for a short to medium-term comprehensive fixed income solution on either a stand-alone basis, or as part of a larger investment portfolio.This fund is suited to investors who are seeking managed exposure to the South African bond market and who want to take advantage of active management within the fixed interest universe.
Risk profileLowLowLowLowLow to moderate
Investor time horizonMonthly1 year1 year1 year3 year
LiquidityDailyDailyDailyDailyDaily
Income distributionMonthlyMonthlyQuarterlyQuarterlyBi-Annually (Jun, Dec)


Ashburton Money Market Fund

This fund offers investors a liquid investment at a competitive interest rate and capital preservation in the short term.

The fund aims to maximise interest income, preserve capital and provide immediate liquidity for investors. It will invest in a diversified portfolio of money market instruments. It is a good short term investment for surplus cash that may require deployment at short notice.


ISIN ZAE000105714 Sedol Bloomberg
Currency South African rand Risk rating Low Domicile South Africa
Launch date 01/11/2007 Fund size R3.03 bn Dealing Daily
NAV 100.0000 cents Daily change 0.00% Price date 22/08/2019
Annualised performance since 2007: 3.1%

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Ashburton Stable Income Fund

Maximise income with high stability of capital. This fund aims to achieve performance in excess of money market and current account yields.

This Ashburton fund is an actively managed cash fund designed to deliver returns that are higher than that of a traditional money market unit trust fund. This fund differs from a money market fund in that it can invest in income generating instruments that have a slightly longer duration than that of a traditional money market fund.


ISIN ZAE000127759 Sedol Bloomberg
Currency South African rand Risk rating Low Domicile South Africa
Launch date 01/01/2009 Fund size R11.17 bn Dealing Monthly
NAV 97.1000 cents Daily change 0.02% Price date 22/08/2019
Annualised performance since 2009: 3.1%

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Ashburton SA Income Fund

Suited to investors looking to earn income above inflation without compromising on capital preservation.

This fund is designed to provide relative capital stability and optimal income returns from a broad range of interest earning securities. It aims to enhance returns through a combination of diversified fixed income strategies.


ISIN ZAE000162699 Sedol Bloomberg
Currency South African rand Risk rating Low Domicile South Africa
Launch date 31/12/2011 Fund size R1.67 bn Dealing Daily
NAV 102.7400 cents Daily change 0.04% Price date 22/08/2019
Annualised performance since 2011: 3.1%

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Ashburton Diversified Income Fund

Suited to investors looking for a short to medium-term comprehensive fixed income solution on either a stand-alone basis, or as part of a larger investment portfolio.

This fund is structured to participate in a wide array of local and global fixed income asset classes, providing a diversified set of returns while minimising volatility.


ISIN ZAE000253852 Sedol Bloomberg
Currency South African rand Risk rating Low Domicile South Africa
Launch date 12/03/2018 Fund size R116.35 m Dealing Daily
NAV 105.6000 cents Daily change 0.04% Price date 22/08/2019
Annualised performance since 2018: 3.1%

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Ashburton Bond Fund

Suited to investors who are seeking managed exposure to the South African bond market and who want to take advantage of active management within the fixed interest universe.

This portfolio seeks to outperform the ALBI over a rolling 36-month period.


ISIN ZAE000220935 Sedol Bloomberg
Currency South African rand Risk rating Low to moderate Domicile South Africa
Launch date 04/07/2016 Fund size R473.02 m Dealing Daily
NAV 105.7200 cents Daily change 0.30% Price date 22/08/2019
Annualised performance since 2016: 3.1%

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