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Managed Investments – Research for this sector is provided a 12 months basis and is published quarterly. Our research is based upon a rating system. Our rating system is discussed separately. Our research profiles includes managed investments both in the listed and unlisted sector which includes listed investment companies, exchange traded funds and exchange traded companies. IIR is plays an important role in raising awareness for the investment industry by profiling these investments on a quarterly basis.

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May 20, 2019

NB Global Corporate Income Trust (ASX: NBI) – Secondary Capital Raise – Research Update Note

IIR has conviction in the Investment Manager’s ability to at least achieve the stated investment objectives over the foreseeable future. This is based on a comprehensive, proven and repeatable investment process, a broad and highly qualified investment team, strong risk-management processes, and a long-term track-record of generating alpha (primarily by mitigating downside risks in less benign market environments....
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May 20, 2019

VGI Partners Global Investments Limited (ASX: VGI) – Equity Raise – Research Update

The purpose of this investment note is to explain the Equity Raise and Manager IPO, the merits of both, and to explain the options VG1 investors have as to how they may proceed. It is not intended to analyse the merits, or otherwise, of an equity investment in VGI Partners....
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April 15, 2019

Listed Manaaged Investments – Most LICs to Likely To Raise Dividends – March Monthly Update – Based on IIR Collection of Data on the Whole Sector

The six months to 31 December was a difficult time for LIC portfolios with both domestic and international equity markets suffering large declines. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 8.8% over that time and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 3.9% over the same time period. Most of the falls occurred in the December 2018 quarter. We note that most of the falls have since reversed in the early part of calendar 2019...
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April 15, 2019

Regal Investment Fund – Exposure to Various Investment Strategies it Currently Manages – The Relative Weightings May Vary to Suit Market Cycles

The Manager is a specialist funds manager of alternative investment strategies founded in 2004 with a superior track record in both bull and bear markets with approximately $1.6 billion in funds under management. The Trust will initially provide exposure to five diversified alternative investment strategies managed by Regal....
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April 15, 2019

Regal Investment Fund – Exposure to Various Investment Strategies it Currently Manages – The Relative Weightings May Vary to Suit Market Cycles

The Manager is a specialist funds manager of alternative investment strategies founded in 2004 with a superior track record in both bull and bear markets with approximately $1.6 billion in funds under management. The Trust will initially provide exposure to five diversified alternative investment strategies managed by Regal....
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March 19, 2019

Perpetual Credit Income Trust – Similar to the Perpetual Pure Credit Alpha Fund – Experienced Team – Excellent Track Record

The Trust will be managed by Perpetual Investment Management Limited (the ‘Manager’) and its highly experienced eight person specialist credit and fixed income team led by Michael Korber. The Trust is based on an unconstrained credit strategy that seeks to generate stable monthly income at a target level equivalent to RBA Cash Rate plus 3.25% p.a. (net of fees), the equivalent of 4.75% p.a. currently....
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March 19, 2019

Pengana Private Equity Trust – Provide Access to US Manager – Grosvenor Capital Management L.P. – Target Return of 8%-14%p.a.

Pengana Capital Limited, the Manager, will appoint Grosvenor Capital Management L.P. (“Grosvenor” or the “Investment Manager”) to manage the portfolio. Grosvenor is a US based alternative asset manager established in 1971 with in excess of US$52 billion of assets under management (AUM)....
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March 19, 2019

The Ophir High Conviction Fund (ASX: OPH) – Fund Generated a Net Performance of 20.2% – Substantially Outperformed the Benchmark By 14.1% p.a. (Gross Pre-Tax NTA)

The Trust provides investors with a concentrated portfolio of high quality growth companies, selected as the ‘best ideas’ across the small and mid-cap coverage of the Ophir investment team. Specifically, the portfolio comprises 15-30 targeted portfolio positions...
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March 19, 2019

Platinum Capital Limited (ASX: PMC) – Absolute Return, Long Biased – Global Equities – Excellent Track Record

There is a strong focus on capital preservation and the Manager has a successful track record on preserving capital in down markets. A track-record of relatively high, stable and fully franked dividends may also serve the needs of those investors in the latter stage of their investment lifecycle....
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