Bennelong Avoca Emerging Leaders Fund

The Bennelong Avoca Emerging Leaders Fund selects stocks from the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries and S&P/ASX Mid-Cap 50 Indices, and typically holds between 20 and 35 stocks. The Fund holds small and mid-cap stocks that present significant growth opportunities; the investment team aims to add value by investing only in companies they believe can generate alpha.




S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index

Portfolio managers

John Campbell/Jeremy Bendeich

Stock range

Typically 20-35

Active stock limit

± 8%

Cash limit


Client risk profile


Investment team

Avoca Investment Management

Responsible entity

Bennelong Funds Management Ltd
AFSL 296806
Level 1, 9 Queen St, Melbourne Vic 3000

Recommended investment period

Long term (five years plus)

Inception date

1 Jul 2011

Fees and charges

Management Fee: 1.25% p.a. (including GST net of reduced input tax credits) of Net Asset Value of the Fund.

Performance Fee: 17.5% (including GST net of reduced input tax credits) of any amount by which the Fund's investment return (before fees and expenses) is more than 1.25% p.a. greater than the return generated by the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index.

Investment amount

Initial Investment Minimum: $20,000

Withdrawal Minimum: $5,000

Subject to the Responsible Entity's absolute discretion.


Performance summary

As at 31 December 2018

Value add

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6 mnths

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3 yrs (pa)

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Performance figures are net of fees and expenses.
*Inception date is 01/07/2011. Since inception figures are calculated on a p.a. basis.

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31 December 2018

30 November 2018

31 October 2018

Performance history


Application 0.903
Redemption 0.8976
Effective date 21 January 2019

Unit price history

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Direct investment

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

Minimum investment amount: $20,000.00

Recommended investment period: 5 years plus

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Distribution history

Distribution summary

31 December 2018 distribution CPU (cents)


CUM distribution exit price ($AUD)


Ex distribution exit price ($AUD)


Ex distribution NAV price used for reinvestment ($AUD)


Distribution timetable

Payment of cash distribution


Distribution statements sent to unitholders 7/01/2019

Distribution analysis

30 June 2017

23 November 2016

30 June 2016

30 June 2015

30 June 2014

30 June 2013

30 June 2012