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The EAM Global Small Companies Fund (Fund) aims to deliver consistent alpha using its Informed Momentum® approach to investing in global small cap companies. Disciplined portfolio construction results in a diversified portfolio of 100-150 holdings.

The Fund aims to provide investors with capital appreciation by investing in stocks generally within the market cap range of the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index (ex-Australia) across 22 Developed Markets countries and 25 Emerging Markets countries.

Before making a decision about whether to make an investment in the Fund, please read the Fund’s Target Market Determination (TMD) and Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) (including all incorporated information) to ensure the features of the Fund as described in the TMD and PDS aligns with your objectives, financial situation and needs.

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At a Glance

APIR code ETL1755AU mFund code - Minimum investment $20,000 Management cost 0.98% Distributions per annum 0 Commencement date 11/09/2023 Asset class Equity Benchmark MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index (ex-Australia)
Investment objective The EAM Global Small Companies Fund aims to provide investors with capital appreciation by investing in stocks generally within the market capitalisation range and regions in its benchmark, the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index (ex-Australia). Annual report Download
Please refer to the current PDS, reference guide and TMD for further details including any additional fees that may be applicable.

At a Glance

APIR code ETL1755AU
mFund code n/a
Minimum investment $20,000
Management cost 0.98%
Distributions Annually
Inception date 12 September 2023
Asset class Global Equities
Benchmark MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index (ex-Australia) (with net dividends
reinvested)
Investment objective Aims to deliver consistent alpha by investing in global small cap companies that correspond to the market capitalisation range of the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index (ex Australia). The portfolio primarily
comprises securities listed on approved stock exchanges in developed markets and emerging markets.

Investment strategy

EAM Global Small Companies Fund navigates the large selection universe of global small cap stocks by employing a momentum-driven approach to investing that leverages their collective insight within a systematic process. This Informed Momentum® approach combines momentum with stock selection, tailored risk management, and efficient implementation to deliver alpha for clients. EAM believes their systematic approach to discovering ideas, focused analysis, timely decision making, and efficient implementation are the keys to maximizing available alpha and achieving consistent results.

The benefits of the Fund include:

  • Consistent exposure to the momentum premium.
  • Adaptable stock selection process designed to capture opportunities across geographies (excluding Australia), industries, and traditional styles.
  • Systematic investment approach that consistently maintains intended risk exposures.

Investment parameters

The EAM Global Small Companies Fund is generally fully invested in Global Small Companies securities. The Fund will adhere to a bottom-up investment process that is disciplined and objective. Investment guidelines are as follows:

  • Maximum 20% of the fund portfolio weight to be outside the market capitalisation range of the MSCI ACWI Small Cap (ex-Australia) Index.
  • Maximum of 2% of the portfolio may be invested in any one company that is not present in the MSCI ACWI Small Cap (ex-Australia) Index (the “Benchmark”), or a maximum of 2% plus the position’s weight within the Benchmark.
  • The Fund will typically hold 100-150 holdings.
  • 80-100% Global Small Companies securities (ex-Australia)
  • 0-20% Cash, or cash equivalents.

Please note that these are indicative asset allocation ranges for the Fund.

Performance as at 30 April 2024. Powered by data from Financial Express. For funds with less than 5 yrs performance history, refer to fact sheet for since inception returns.

 

Performance
Performance 1M 3M 6M 1Y 3Y 5Y 7Y 10Y Entry Nav Exit Date History
MOREBACK
Fund Name -3.65% 8.82% 20.07% - - - - - $1.1479 $1.1456 $1.1433 23/05/2024

HOW TO INVEST

Existing  SGH investor with Apex investor number:

  1. Download and read PDS, reference guide and Target Market Determination (TMD).
  2. Complete additional investment form and send to Apex Fund Services Unit Registry.

Please contact Apex Fund Services at 1300 133 451 if you require assistance.

Not an existing SGH investor:

  1. Download and read PDS, reference guide and Target Market Determination (TMD).
  2. Submit application form online.

OR

  1. Download and read PDS, reference guide and Target Market Determination (TMD).
  2. Complete an application form and send to Apex Fund Services Unit Registry.

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