Bell Global Sustainable Fund (Unhedged)
The Bell Global Sustainable Fund (BGSF or Fund) invests in a portfolio of global equity securities and aims to generally follow a strategic asset allocation guideline of 0 to 10% in cash and 90 to 100% in global equity securities. The Fund may hold derivatives if the RE considers doing so the most appropriate way to gain an exposure to underlying securities. However, the RE has no intention at the date of this PDS to use derivatives to gear or leverage the portfolio.
The Fund employs a long only investment strategy with a fundamental bottom up approach to stock picking.
To make an investment in the Fund, please ensure you have downloaded, read and understood the PDS and additional information booklet click here prior to completing and submitting the appropriate application form.
Design and Distribution Obligations
The Australian Government has passed a set of reforms known as Design and Distribution Obligations (DDO) which came into effect on 5 October 2021. DDO requires Bell Asset Management as a product issuer and product distributors such as licensees and financial advisers, to work together to ensure consumers obtain financial products that suit their objectives, financial situation and individual needs. To access the Fund’s Target Market Determinations please click here.
Unit prices will be updated regularly but they may differ from the prices you receive should you apply for or redeem units from the Fund. The actual transaction price will be communicated to investors via a transaction statement shortly after the transaction has been processed. The unit prices displayed may include income and any realised gains accrued but not yet distributed.
|Fund||APIR Code||Date||Entry Price||Exit Price|
|Bell Global Sustainable Fund (Unhedged)||BPF6914AU||21.01.2022||0.9471||0.9452|
|Investment Objective||To outperform its benchmark over rolling 3-year periods|
|Benchmark||MSCI World Ex-Australia (unhedged) with net dividends reinvested in Australian Dollars|
Listed securities on recognised stock exchanges.
|Investment Horizon||At least 5 years|
|Currency Exposure||The Fund Unit Class is unhedged and the unit prices are denominated in Australian Dollars|
|Distributions||Annually as at 30 June, with the option to:
|Minimum Initial Investment||$25,000|
|Minimum Additional Investment||$1,000|
|Fees & Expenses||
Please refer to the PDS for a full list of Fees and Expenses.
|Applications & Withdrawals||
Daily, with notice to be received by the fund’s administrator by 2pm EST.
Redemptions typically paid out within 10 business days.
Calculated daily and published on the website.
|Custodian & Administrator||National Asset Servicing (NAS), a division of the National Australia Bank.|
|Type of Fund||Unlisted Managed Investment Scheme|
|Research house rating|
Investors will receive:
Frequently Asked Questions
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What is the Funds Investment Objective?
To outperform its benchmark over rolling 3 year periods.
What does the Fund invest in?
The Fund will invest in listed securities on recognised global stock exchanges.
What is the currency exposure of the Fund?
Fund is denominated in Australian Dollars and is unhedged.
How often do I receive a Distribution?
Distributions are normally made annually for the period ending 30 June.
What is the minimum initial investment and can I make additional investments?
Unless otherwise determined by us, the minimum initial investment is $25,000. The minimum additional investment is $1,000.
What is the Management Fee of the Fund?
The Unhedged class management fee is 0.80% per annum of the Net Asset Value of the Fund, inclusive of GST (net of estimated reduced input tax credits).
The Normal Operating Expense is an additional expense. The estimated cost relates to custody arrangements, preparation of accounts and unit registry of 0.10% per annum of the net asset value of the Fund referrable to Platform Class Units, inclusive of GST (net of estimated input tax credits or reduced input tax credits).
What is the buy and sell spread of the Fund?
0.10% buy spread/0.10% sell spread.
The Buy/Sell Spread is an estimate of the transaction costs that are incurred in buying and selling the underlying assets of the Fund as a result of applications and withdrawals.
Are there any restrictions on applications or withdrawals?
Applications and withdrawals can be made on a daily basis with notice to be received by the fund’s administrator by 2pm EST. The minimum withdrawal from the Fund is $1,000.
If the withdrawal request is received after 2pm on a Business Day or on a day that is not a Business Day, the Redemption Price for the next Business Day will apply.
How often are unit prices calculated?
Unit prices are usually calculated each Business Day. Month end prices are published on website.
How to Invest?
Please ensure you have downloaded, read and understood the PDS and additional information. You can then select the appropriate application form.
Mail the application form and required identification documents to:
Bell Asset Management Limited
GPO Box 804
Melbourne VIC 3001
Who can invest into the Fund?
- Individuals (including joint accounts)
- Self Managed Super Funds
How to make enquiries, change details etc.
We have a range of forms available on our website under the more information “forms” section above or, you can contact our client service team directly:
Telephone: (03) 9616 8619
How do I find out my unit balance in the Bell Global Sustainable Fund?
Statements will be provided to investors on a quarterly basis. The statement will show the Fund unit class, number of units and the current value of the investment.
You can also register for access to the investor portal to view your registration details, unit balance and dollar value as well as obtain copies of statements that have been issued. If you require assistance to register for the investor portal, please call the client service team on (03) 9616 8619.