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19 Jul 2021 - Performance Report: Bennelong Concentrated Australian Equities Fund
By: Australian Fund Monitors

Report Date19 July 2021
ManagerBennelong Australian Equity Partners (BAEP), a Bennelong boutique
Fund NameBennelong Concentrated Australian Equities Fund
StrategyEquity Long
Latest Return DateJune 2021
Latest Return3.03%
Latest 6 Months16.85%
Latest 12 Months42.07%
Latest 24 Months (pa)23.98%
Annualised Since Inception17.39%
Inception Date30 January 2009
FUM (millions)AU$1730.22
Fund OverviewBennelong Australian Equity Partners (BAEP) is a boutique asset manager offering Australian equities solutions for institutional and retail clients. The business was founded in 2008 by Paul Cuddy and Mark East, in partnership with Bennelong Funds Management. Prior to establishing BAEP, Paul and Mark were Co-Heads of Australian Equities at ING Investment Management.

The overriding objective of the Concentrated Australian Equities Fund is to seek investment opportunities which are under-appreciated and have the potential to deliver positive earnings, while satisfying our stringent quality criteria. Bennelong's investment process combines bottom-up fundamental analysis together with proprietary investment tools which are used to build and maintain high quality portfolios that are risk aware.

The portfolio typically consists of 20-35 high-conviction stocks from the S&P/ASX 300 Index.

The Fund may invest in securities listed on other exchanges where such securities relate to ASX-listed securities. Derivative instruments are mainly used to replicate underlying positions and hedge market and company specific risks.
Manager CommentsThe Bennelong Concentrated Australian Equities Fund returned +3.03% in June, a difference of +0.77% compared with the ASX 200 Total Return index, which rose by +2.26%. Over the past 12 months the fund has returned +42.07%, compared with the index, which returned +27.8%, for a difference of +14.28%. Since inception in January, 2009, the fund has returned +17.39% per annum, a difference of +6.74% vs the index which has returned +10.65% over the same period.

Over the past 12 months, the fund's volatility has been 10.3% compared with the index's volatility of 10.42%. Since inception the fund's volatility has been 14.9% vs the index's volatility of 13.59%.

Since inception in the months when the market was positive the fund provided positive returns 92% of the time. It has an up-capture ratio ranging between 154.44% (since inception) and 114.4% (3 years), and over the most recent 12 months has provided an up-capture ratio of 137.36%.

The fund has a down-capture ratio of 91.58% since inception, and ranging between 98.95% (3 years) and 52.53% (12 months).
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