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Our Trusts

Our sole focus is to deliver excellence in funds management through equity ownership and the alignment of interests between key investment management staff and our clients

Perennial Trusts

Our Philosophy

Perennial Value is an Australian owned, specialist, active investment management firm located in Sydney and Melbourne. Our sole focus is to deliver excellence in funds management through equity ownership and the alignment of interests between key investment management staff and our clients.

How to invest

It is easy and quick to invest directly online in one of our funds. Just view one of our Trusts below and click on ‘learn more’. We recommend you read the relevant product disclosure statement prior to investing in our funds.

Australian Shares

This portfolio provides you a diverse selection of Australian listed companies with a strong focus on strong balance sheets, good dividends, good management and low debt.

Description

The portfolio invests in a range of companies listed (or soon to be listed) on the ASX which we believe have sustainable operations and whose share prices offer good value. The cornerstone of this approach is a strong emphasis on company research. The aim is to develop a detailed understanding of each company before committing investors’ funds. The portfolio will hold in the range of 20 to 70 stocks.

Objective

We aim to grow the value of your investment over the long term via a combination of capital growth and income, by investing in a diversified portfolio of Australian shares, and to provide a total return (after fees) that exceeds the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index measured on a rolling three-year basis.

Investor Profile

Investors with an investment horizon of five or more years, who are seeking exposure to a portfolio of Australian ‘value oriented’ companies.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.7253

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.7150

Fact Sheet

Shares for Income

This portfolio provides you regular monthly income payments, generated by a diverse selection of Australian listed companies.

Description

The portfolio invests in a well-diversified range of publicly listed companies listed (or soon to be listed) on the ASX, which we believe have sustainable operations and collectively offer a superior dividend yield (when taking into account franking credits) to the overall market. We will aim to keep the Trust’s net realised capital gains to a minimum. The portfolio will typically hold in the range of 20 to 70 stocks.

Objective

We aim to provide investors with an attractive level of tax effective income, which the Trust aims to pay via quarterly distributions. The portfolio aims to provide a dividend yield, adjusted for applicable franking credits and before fees, above that provided by the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index.

Investor Profile

Investors with an investment horizon of five or more years, who are seeking regular tax effective income through the provision of quarterly distributions.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.1106

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.1039

Fact sheet

Active Plus

The Trust provides an actively managed exposure to a concentrated portfolio of Australian shares.

Description

The portfolio invests in a concentrated number of companies listed (or soon to be listed) on the ASX which we believe have sustainable operations and whose share prices offer good value and are our most compelling investment ideas. The cornerstone of this approach is a strong emphasis on company research. The portfolio will hold in the range of 15 to 30 stocks.

Objective

We aim to grow the value of your investment over the long term by investing in a concentrated portfolio of Australian companies, and to provide a total return that exceeds the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index measured on a rolling three-year basis.

Investor Profile

Investors with an investment horizon of five or more years, who are seeking exposure to a concentrated portfolio of listed companies on the ASX.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.0636

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.0572

Wealth Defender

Wealth Defender’s investment strategy is to actively manage a portfolio of shares throughout market cycles, with the aim of enhancing long term performance outcomes by maximising returns when markets rally and reducing the magnitude of significant losses when markets fall.

Description

The portfolio invests in a portfolio of long only positions in listed (or soon to be listed) large and small cap Australian shares using a bottom up, value-style investment process and utilises a range of asset allocation, derivatives strategies and cash investments to cushion the impact of market falls. From time to time, the portfolio may hold investments in securities and derivatives in offshore markets.

Objective

We aim to outperform the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index by investing in a diversified portfolio of Australian shares and using protection strategies to dynamically protect the portfolio through market cycles, thereby reducing the magnitude of significant negative returns in sharply falling equity markets.

Investor Profile

Investors with a long term time horizon, seeking exposure to an Australian equities portfolio that provides some protection against significant negative returns.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.0904

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.0838

Fact sheet

Smaller Companies

The portfolio invests in a range of smaller listed companies predominantly outside the ASX top 100 Index which Perennial Value believes have sustainable operations and whose share price offers good value.

Description

The cornerstone of this approach is a strong emphasis on company research. The aim is to develop a detailed understanding of each company before committing investors’ funds. The portfolio will hold in the range of 30 to 60 stocks. Typically, the portfolio holds, on average, approximately 50 stocks.

Objective

We aim to grow the value of your investment over the long term via a combination of capital growth and by investing in a diversified portfolio of Australian small cap shares predominantly outside the S&P/ASX 100 Index, and to provide a total return (after fees) that exceeds the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index measured on a rolling three-year basis.

Investor Profile

Investors with an investment horizon of five years or more, who are seeking exposure to a portfolio of smaller ‘value oriented’ companies listed (or soon to be listed) on the ASX, whose capitalisation exceeds $50 million at the time of purchase.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

0.9932

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

0.9872

Fact sheet

Microcap Opportunities

The portfolio invests in a range of listed and unlisted companies predominantly comprised of small and microcap stocks which we believe have sustainable operations and whose share prices offer good value.

Description

We aim to invest in companies outside the S&P/ASX Top 100 Index with a market capitalisation of less than $500 million. The cornerstone of this approach is a strong emphasis on company research. The aim is to develop a detailed understanding of each company before committing investors’ funds. The portfolio will hold in the range of 30 to 70 stocks. Typically, the portfolio holds, on average, approximately 45 stocks.

Objective

We aim to grow the value of your investment over the long term by investing in a portfolio of Australian microcap companies that are either listed or unlisted companies found outside the S&P/ASX Top 100 Index, and to provide a total return (after fees) that exceeds the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index measured on a rolling three-year basis.

Investor Profile

Investors with an investment horizon of five years or more, who are seeking exposure to a portfolio of ‘value oriented’ companies listed (or soon to be listed) on the ASX and unlisted companies, who could be considered small or microcap stocks.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.3717

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.3635

Fact sheet

Australian Shares Wholesale

The portfolio invests in a range of companies listed (or soon to be listed) on the ASX which we believe have sustainable operations and whose share prices offer good value.

Description

The cornerstone of this approach is a strong emphasis on company research. The aim is to develop a detailed understanding of each company before committing investors’ funds. The portfolio will hold in the range of 20 to 70 stocks.

Objective

We aim to grow the value of your investment over the long term via a combination of capital growth and income, by investing in a diversified portfolio of Australian shares, and to provide a total return (after fees) that exceeds the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index measured on a rolling three-year basis.

Investor Profile

Investors with an investment horizon of five or more years, who are seeking exposure to a portfolio of Australian ‘value oriented’ companies.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.3981

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.3897

Fact sheet

Volatility Alpha

The portfolio will take positions in equity derivatives that provide volatility exposure, such as futures and options on the (CBOE S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX)).

Description

This portfolio is an absolute return portfolio using volatility instruments as its core investment strategy. The portfolio may carry a net long, net short, or net flat/relative value positions in volatility at any one time. The Trust may also be fully invested in cash where there are limited opportunities for profit to be taken. The portfolio’s investment strategy monitors cross-asset risk signals, derived from within the equity derivatives market as well as other asset classes such as credit and foreign exchange, to assess the overall market pricing of risk. By monitoring a range of signals for signs of emerging risk, the portfolio aims to position itself to profit from these flows.

Objective

The Perennial Volatility Alpha Trust invests in futures and options on the CBOE S&P 500 VIX index with the aim to produce an absolute return with a bias towards generating the strongest returns when there are large equity market drawdowns.

Investor Profile

Investors with a long term time horizon, seeking exposure to a concentrated portfolio of volatility assets that aims to provide an absolute return over cash. This Trust is only open to wholesale investors, as defined under S7619 in the Corporations Act 2001.

Unit Price (Entry)
14 Dec 2017

1.0240

Latest commentary
Unit Price (Exit)
14 Dec 2017

1.0200

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