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The Bennelong Emerging Companies Fund provides exposure to small-cap and micro-cap securities listed on the ASX. As these are often less well known and researched, BAEP aims to be disciplined in focusing on higher quality and lower risk options that they believe have solid growth prospects.

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APIR code BFL3779AU
Benchmark Official RBA Cash Rate +5%
Reporting currency AUD
Security range 15-40
Active security limit -
Cash limit 0-30%
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 seven years)
Investment objectives Capital growth
Fees and charges Management fee: 1.2% p.a. of Net Asset Value

Performance fee: 20% of any amount by which the Fund’s return is more than 5% greater than the return generated by the official RBA Cash Rate

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 01 November 2017
31 July 2022
Fund Benchmark* Value add
1 Month 12.29% 0.52% 11.77%
3 Months -13.27% 1.43% -14.70%
6 Months -13.54% 2.67% -16.21%
1 Year -13.73% 5.28% -19.01%
3 Years p.a. 11.36% 5.41% 5.95%
5 Years p.a. cell:K24 cell:K25 cell:K26
Since Inception p.a.** 18.35% 5.87% 12.48%
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 2.0094
Redemption 1.9994
Effective date 16/08/2022
Daily unit 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 Emerging Companies 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 
There is no distribution for the Bennelong Emerging Companies Fund for 30 June 2022. Please contact us if you have any queries.
Distribution Timetable
CUM prices available 1/07/2022
CPU distribution rate available 7/07/2022
Ex prices available 7/07/2022
Payment of cash distribution 15/07/2022
Distribution statements sent to unitholders 13/07/2022
Transaction statements sent to unitholders 14/07/2022
Tax statements sent to unitholders 15/07/2022
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