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The Bennelong Australian Equities Fund is a high conviction ‘core’ fund. It aims 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. It typically holds 25-50 stocks across the spectrum of the Australian share market (primarily from the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index).

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APIR code BFL0001AU
Benchmark S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index
Reporting currency AUD
Security range 25-50
Active security limit ± 6%
Cash limit 0-10%
Investment style Core
Portfolio manager Mark East
Client risk profile Growth
Investment team Bennelong Australian Equity Partners
Responsible Entity Bennelong Funds Management Ltd
AFSL 296806
Level 1, 9 Queen St, Melbourne
Target market See Target Market Determination
Recommended investment period Long term (minimum five years)
Investment objectives Capital growth
Fees and charges Management fee: 0.95% per annum 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.
Inception date 30 January 2009
30 April 2022
Fund Benchmark* Value add
1 Month -4.65% -0.84% -3.82%
3 Months -6.79% 8.22% -15.00%
6 Months -17.49% 3.36% -20.85%
1 Year -4.37% 10.17% -14.54%
3 Years p.a. 12.90% 9.64% 3.26%
5 Years p.a. 12.85% 8.98% 3.87%
10 Years p.a. 12.47% 9.86% 2.60%
Since Inception p.a.** 13.45% 10.37% 3.08%
Monthly performance history

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*Performance figures are net of fees and expenses. Past fund performance is not indicative of future performance.

Application 2.4878
Redemption 2.4778
Effective date 19/05/2022
Daily unity price history

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All unit prices are in AUD. This information is issued by Bennelong Funds Management Limited (ABN 39 111 214 085, AFSL 296806) (BFML) in relation to the Bennelong Australian Equities Fund. The information provided is general information only. It does not constitute financial, tax or legal advice or an offer or solicitation to subscribe for units in any fund of which BFML is the Trustee or Responsible Entity (Bennelong Fund). This information has been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on the information or deciding whether to acquire or hold a product, you should consider the appropriateness of the information based on your own objectives, financial situation or needs or consult a professional adviser. You should also consider the relevant Information Memorandum (IM) and or Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) which is available on the BFML website,, or by phoning 1800 895 388. BFML may receive management and or performance fees from the Bennelong Funds, details of which are also set out in the current IM and or PDS. BFML and the Bennelong Funds, their affiliates and associates accept no liability for any inaccurate, incomplete or omitted information of any kind or any losses caused by using this information. All investments carry risks. There can be no assurance that any Bennelong Fund will achieve its targeted rate of return and no guarantee against loss resulting from an investment in any Bennelong Fund. Past fund performance is not indicative of future performance. Bennelong Australian Equities Partners (ABN 69 131 665 122) is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Bennelong Funds Management Limited (BFML), ABN 39 111 214 085, Australian Financial Services Licence No. 296806.

Distribution summary 
31 December 2021 distribution CPU (cents) 1.0789
CUM distribution exit price ($AUD) 3.2940
Ex distribution exit price ($AUD) 3.2833
Ex distribution NAV price used for reinvestment ($AUD) 3.2915
Distribution Timetable
CUM prices available 4/01/2022
CPU distribution rate available 5/01/2022
Ex prices available 5/01/2022
Payment of cash distribution 10/01/2021
Distribution statements sent to unitholders 10/01/2021
Monthly statements sent to unitholders 11/01/2022
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