Bennelong Australian Equities Fund

The Bennelong Australian Equities Fund primarily selects stocks from the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index and holds between 25 and 50 stocks. The Fund’s objective is to grow investment value over the long term via a combination of capital growth and income, by investing in a diversified portfolio of Australian shares, providing a total return that exceeds the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index by 2% per annum (after fees) on a rolling three-year basis.

APIR code



S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index

Portfolio manager

Mark East

Stock range


Active stock limit

± 6%

Cash limit


Client risk profile


Investment team

Bennelong Australian Equity Partners

Investment style


Responsible Entity

Bennelong Funds Management Ltd
AFSL 296806
Level 1, 9 Queen St, Melbourne

Recommended investment period

Long term (minimum five years)

Inception date

30 January 2009

Fees and charges

Management fee: 0.95% p.a. of Net Asset Value

There is no performance fee

Other expenses and indirect costs may also apply. Please refer to the PDS for more information.

Investment amount

Initial investment minimum: $10,000

Withdrawal minimum: $5,000

Subject to the Responsible Entity's absolute discretion


Performance summary

As at 29 February 2020

Value add

1 mnth

3 mnths

1 yr

3 yrs (pa)

5 yrs (pa)

10 yrs (pa)

Since inception**






















Performance figures are net of fees and expenses.
*Benchmark is the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index.
**Inception date is 30/01/2009. Since inception figures are calculated on a p.a. basis.

 Past fund performance is not indicative of future performance.

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29 February 2020

31 January 2020

31 December 2019 (quarterly report)

Performance history


Application 1.9573
Redemption 1.9475
Effective date 3 April 2020

Unit price history

How to invest

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Direct investment

Investments can be made directly to Bennelong via a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) application form.

Minimum investment amount: $10,000

Recommended investment period: 5 years plus

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Distribution information

Distribution summary 

31 December 2019 distribution CPU (cents) 2.0309
CUM distribution exit price ($AUD) 2.4341
Ex distribution exit price ($AUD) 2.4139
Ex distribution NAV price used for reinvestment ($AUD) 2.4199


Distribution timetable

CUM prices available 2 Jan 2020
CPU distribution rate available 3 Jan 2020
Ex prices available 3 Jan 2020
Payment of cash distribution  9 Jan 2020
Distribution statements sent to unitholders 7 Jan 2020

Distribution analysis

30 June 2017

Special distribution 2017

31 December 2016

30 June 2016

30 June 2015

30 June 2014

30 June 2013

30 June 2012


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