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 seeks to generate returns in excess of 3.5%pa above the RBA Cash Rate after fees and expenses by investing in an actively managed portfolio of global interest rate securities. 

The Fund has a Lonsec ‘Investment Grade’ rating as at April 2017.

Key strengths include the experience of the investment managers, conservative liquidity risk management, strong historical returns coupled with low volatility, and alignment of interest with investors.

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Unit Price: $1.0467

Performance Since Inception^: 7.12%

as at 31/3/17

A DIVERSIFIED APPROACH TO GENERATING INCOME

FUND SUMMARY

The Mason Stevens Credit Fund aims to generate returns in excess of 3.5% pa 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%

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
  • Lonsec ‘Investment Grade’ rating as at April 2017.
  • 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.
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For more information, contact us today.

Financial Advisers – for a copy of the Lonsec Research Report, please contact us:
Freecall 1300 988 878
Email info@msam.com.au

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.

The Lonsec Rating (assigned April 2017) presented in this document is published by Lonsec Research Pty Ltd ABN 11 151 658 561 AFSL 421 445. The Rating is limited to “General Advice” (as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) and based solely on consideration of the investment merits of the financial product(s). Past performance information is for illustrative purposes only and is not indicative of future performance. It is not a recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the Mason Stevens Credit Fund and you should seek independent financial advice before investing in this product(s). The Rating is subject to change without notice and Lonsec assumes no obligation to update the relevant document(s) following publication. Lonsec receives a fee from the Fund Manager for researching the product(s) using comprehensive and objective criteria. For further information regarding Lonsec’s Ratings methodology, please refer to our website at:http://www.beyond.lonsec.com.au/intelligence/lonsec-ratings

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