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Why Perennial?

The cornerstone of Perennial’s investment process is our proprietary, in-house research and our long term investment approach. Our nearly 20 year track record in successfully managing equities portfolios on behalf of many retail and institutional investors is a testament to our proven investment process and experienced team.

John-Murray

John Murray
Managing Director of Perennial Value Management

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 ‘invest with us’. We recommend you read the relevant product disclosure statement prior to investing in our funds.

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 to 60 stocks.

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Smaller Companies

The Perennial Value Smaller Companies Trust provides an actively managed exposure to a portfolio of Australian smaller companies shares, employing a value style investment process.

Description

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. 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Latest insights
  • Perennial Value Management Head of Small & Micro Caps, Andrew Smith speaks with Tom Piotrowski about the recent earnings season, the outperformance of Small & Micro Cap stocks, and the fund’s resilience during th

  • Perennial Value Managing Director John Murray sees calendar year 2018 as a turning point for value investing, with a switch out of momentum and growth stocks a logical move given stock prices and yields of value stocks.

  • At Perennial, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors are a key consideration in investment decision-making alongside traditional investment research. In particular, we actively engage with companies in which

  • I was fortunate enough to spend 10 days travelling throughout the United States, visiting 5 different States, undertaking company visits. It was a jam-packed trip filled with site tours, company and analyst meetings and

DISCLAIMER
The Professional Planner | Zenith Fund Awards are determined using proprietary methodologies. Fund Awards were issued October 5, 2018 and are solely statements of opinion and do not represent recommendations to purchase, hold or sell any securities or make any other investment decisions. Fund Awards are current for 12 months from the date awarded and are subject to change at any time. Fund Awards for previous years are referenced for historical purposes only.