Mason Stevens Credit Fund

As investors increasingly recognise that cash and term deposits will not provide them with adequate returns, the marketplace has seen a chase to yield via increasing equity exposures from high dividend shares. Mason Stevens Credit Fund ARSN 162 055 512 (Fund) may help you achieve higher yields without taking on equity risk through a diversified fixed income investment portfolio.

The Fund  is designed with the aim of generating returns in excess of 3.5% per annum above the RBA Cash Rate after fees and expenses by investing in an actively managed portfolio of interest rate securities. The securities will be denominated in any major currency and will generally be hedged back to the Australian dollar.

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Unit Price: $1.0524

Performance Since Inception^: 7.17%

as at 28/2/17

A DIVERSIFIED APPROACH TO GENERATING INCOME

FUND SUMMARY

The Mason Stevens Credit Fund has been designed with the aim of generating returns in excess of 3.5% per annum above the RBA Cash Rate after fees and expenses by investing in an actively managed portfolio of interest rate securities including corporate debt, Hybrid Securities and Structured Debt Securities such as residential mortgage backed securities and asset backed securities.

The securities will be denominated in any major currency and will generally be hedged back to the Australian dollar.

Portfolio Statistics

  • Asset Backed
  • Senior Unsecured
  • Annuities
  • Inflation Linked
  • Subordinated / Tier 2
  • Hybrid Tier 1
  • Total Cash

KEY FEATURES

Minimum Investment  ¤ 
$25,000
Quarterly Distributions  ¤ 
Management fee  ¤ 
0.64% p.a.
Administration fee  ¤ 
0.31% p.a.
Buy/Sell Spread  ¤ 
+0.50% / -0.50%
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KEY BENEFITS

-Stable returns from fixed income securities

-Dynamic management strategies to capture opportunities

-Access to talented and experienced investment professionals

-Co-investing to align interests with investors

-Morningstar RatingTM of 5 stars as at 31 May 2016*

-Ranked No.1 in the Morningstar Multi-Strategy Income sector (1 out of 41 as at 30 September 2016), based on overall performance over three years.

The valuation of the Mason Stevens Credit Fund is conducted on the last business day of each month. The Fund’s NAV is the market value of its assets, less its liabilities. The unit price is adjusted by the buy and sell spread to calculate the Entry and Exit prices.

For more information, contact us today.

Fixed income is essential for clients whose risk profile is defensive, conservative or balanced, as it can help to mitigate risk and capital losses in a diversified portfolio whilst providing higher returns than term deposits.  Download the Product Disclosure Statement or contact our Investment Specialist for more.

Tim Govan, Investment Specialist – Fixed Income

Free call: 1300 988 878

Email: info@masonstevens.com.au

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Important Information
^ Returns of the Mason Stevens Credit Fund (Fund) is calculated net of fees based on the exit price (including sell spread) and calculated from the Fund’s inception date of 31 May 2013. Individual returns will vary depending on date of initial investment and if distributions are reinvested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance and may not be achieved in the future.

The information provided is general information only and does not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of any particular investor. You should consult with your financial adviser and obtain professional advice before investing in any fund offered by Mason Stevens. When considering whether to invest in the Fund you should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) before making an investment. A copy of the current PDS is available on www.masonstevens.com.au.

© 2016 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. * Neither Morningstar, its affiliates, nor the content providers guarantee the data or content contained herein to be accurate, complete or timely nor will they have any liability for its use or distribution. Any general advice or ‘class service’ have been prepared by Morningstar Australasia Pty Ltd (ABN: 95 090 665 544, AFSL: 240892) and/or Morningstar Research Ltd, subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc, without reference to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Refer to our Financial Services Guide (FSG) for more information at www.morningstar.com.au/s/fsg.pdf. You should consider the advice in light of these matters and if applicable, the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (Australian products) or Investment Statement (New Zealand products) before making any decision to invest. Our publications, ratings and products should be viewed as an additional investment resource, not as your sole source of information. Past performance does not necessarily indicate a financial product’s future performance. To obtain advice tailored to your situation, contact a professional financial adviser. Some material is copyright and published under licence from ASX Operations Pty Ltd ACN 004 523 782 (“ASXO”). The Morningstar Rating is an assessment of a fund’s past performance – based on both return and risk – which shows how similar investments compare with their competitors. A high rating alone is insufficient basis for an investment decision.

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