A core holding which invests in a diversified selection of around 25 – 40 Australian companies and that is focused on maximising after-tax returns.
Primary focus is to identify quality businesses that offer above average growth prospects and high rates of return on equity over the long term.
Ethical overlay incorporating both positive and negative components applied with a focus on sustainable businesses that exhibit sound Environmental, Social & Governance practices.
Warakirri applies a proprietary ethical screen for this Fund, incorporating both positive and negative components.
The positive overlay component incorporates a focus on investment in sustainable businesses that exhibit sound environmental, social and governance practices.
The negative overlay excludes investment in companies that Warakirri considers have significant businesses, that is, revenue of greater than 5% from the audited financial statements of a company, involved in the:
Warakirri is ultimately responsible for the application and implementation of the Warakirri Ethical Overlay in consultation with the fund’s underlying investment manager Northcape Capital.
In addition to the application of Warakirri’s proprietary ethical screen, Northcape Capital also incorporate ESG considerations into their investment decision making process. There may be instances where Warakirri elect to exclude a company from the portfolio on ethical grounds, despite that company having passed Northcape’s ESG process.
Northcape’s investment procedures are designed to incorporate ESG issues into their investment analysis and decision-making processes. In particular, ESG factors are used as a screen to assess if a company is suitable for inclusion on Northcape’s approved list of companies for investment. Northcape’s ESG test is applied based on a scoring system as follows:
A company needs to pass Northcape’s ESG test which requires achieving a score of at least 6 out of 10 in relation to the above scoring system before being considered for inclusion on Northcape’s approved list of companies for investment.
More detailed information on Northcape’s ESG test and scoring system is available here.
You can view Northcape’s latest ESG & Investment Stewardship Report here.
|Benchmark||S&P/ASX300 Accumulation Index|
|Inception Date||1 June 1993|
|ARSN||642 393 299|
|1 month %||3 months %||FYTD %||1 year %||3 years % pa||5 years % pa||10 years % pa||Since inception (01/06/1993) % pa|
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The return of capital is not guaranteed.
Northcape Capital was appointed the underlying investment manager effective 1 April 2020.
Current Unit Price
Month-end Unit Price
|Distribution Rate||Reinvestment Price|
|30 September 2023||$0.02280845||$2.0027|
|30 June 2023||$0.00366338||$2.0613|
|31 March 2023||$0.01669580||$2.0496|
|31 December 2022||$0.00878644||$1.9361|
|30 September 2022||$0.02675738||$1.7983|
|30 June 2022||$0.03983674||$1.8393|
|31 March 2022||$0.04338855||$2.0808|
|31 December 2021||$0.03093051||$2.1313|
|30 September 2021||$0.02621658||$2.1162|
|30 June 2021||$0.01978638||$2.0586|
|31 March 2021||$0.0008336||$1.9353|
|31 December 2020||$0.0078000||$1.8760|
|30 September 2020||$0.0060181||$1.6780|
|Stock Code||Company Name||Fund Weighting||Index||Variance|
|BHP||BHP Billiton Ltd||11.8%||11.1%||0.7%|
|MQG||Macquarie Group Ltd||7.4%||2.8%||4.6%|
|NAB||National Australia Bank||6.2%||4.2%||2.0%|
|CBA||Commonwealth Bank of Australia||5.3%||7.8%||-2.5%|
|JHX||James Hardie Industries||4.2%||0.8%||3.4%|
|IAG||Insurance Aust Group||4.0%||0.7%||3.3%|
|ASX||Australian Stock Ex||3.7%||0.5%||3.2%|
Portfolio holdings are subject to change.
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Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.
This website is maintained by Warakirri Asset Management Limited (ABN 33 057 529 370) (Australian Financial Services Licence Holder No. 246782) and provides general product information only and does not constitute financial advice as it does not take into account an individual’s personal circumstances and is not an offer or solicitation to enter into an agreement. Investors should not rely on the information on this website and should refer to the Fund’s Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), Additional Information Booklet and TMD, and seek independent advice from their financial adviser. A PDS and TMD for the Fund is available on this website or by calling 1300 927 254. The PDS and TMD should be considered before making an investment decision. Investments entail risks, the value of investments can go down as well as up and investors should be aware they might not get back the full value invested. Portfolio holdings are subject to change.