UBS Balanced Investment Fund
About this Fund
|FUND MANAGER||UBS Asset Management (Australia)|
The Fund comprises a diversified portfolio through allocation to differing asset classes anywhere within the allowable ranges, by normally investing in other UBS managed funds, third-party funds, derivatives and through a range of instruments. The Fund’s Investment Thesis may be changed on notice to Fund members.
The Fund aims to outperform (after management fees and costs)
|CURRENCY MANAGEMENT||Active management|
|BENCHMARK||Neutral Allocation (refer to PDS)|
|FUND SIZE||Neutral Allocation (refer to PDS)|
|NO. OF HOLDINGS|
|FEES||0.95% p.a. of the net asset value of the Fund|
Benefits of investing in the UBS Balanced Investment Fund
The significant benefits and features of investing in the Fund are:
Medium to High
The Fund is best suited to investors who seek to achieve returns from a mix of growth, income and alternative assets. Due to the inherent volatility of markets, investment returns will fluctuate and may be negative in some periods.
|RISK LEVEL||Medium to High|
The Fund is intended to be suitable for investors with at least a
About the Fund
The Fund is a diversified portfolio of growth and income assets, with a long term neutral (or average) exposure expected to be around 65% and 25% respectively of the total portfolio. The remaining 10% is expected to be allocated to various alternative asset strategies, which are likely to provide a combination of both income and growth potential.
The Fund aims to outperform (after management costs) the Neutral Allocation, over rolling five year periods. The Neutral Allocation is the likely expected long term average exposure of the portfolio to various asset classes.
How we invest your money
Our portfolio management team will build a diversified portfolio by allocating to differing asset classes anywhere within the allowable ranges by investing in other UBS managed funds, third party funds and through a range of instruments.
Eligible investment of the Fund comprise (but are not limited to): Managed funds (including other UBS managed funds; Direct securities; Derivatives (including currency forwards and options); ETFs that are listed on a recognised exchange; Passive funds (unit trusts) which may be listed or unlisted; Equity futures and options; Fixed income futures, swaps and options and associated derivatives; Cash and Cash Funds.
The Benchmark is based on the return on the following market indices based on the Neutral Allocation of assets. The Neutral Allocation of assets represents the likely expected long term average exposure of the portfolio to various asset classes in order to meet its investment objective over a full investment cycle. At any point in time the actual asset weighting of the portfolio may be set away from the neutral position, although still consistent with the asset allocation range, reflecting the views of the portfolio manager. The asset allocation framework is shown in the table below.
(Asset sector - Benchmark: Neutral allocation / Strategy range)
Total Income assets: 25% / 0%-70%
Total Growth assets: 65% / 20%-95%