DDH Australian Shares Fund

The DDH Australian Shares Fund aims to provide long term capital growth and some franked income through investment in underlying investment funds which primarily invest in Australian shares. The fund is lightly managed with minor periodic adjustments to the underlying portfolio.

Key Features:

  • Seeks to provide long term capital growth and some franked income through investment in shares
  • Exposure to an actively managed portfolio of Australian shares and cash
  • Medium to high risk/return profile
  • Regular reporting and half-yearly distributions
  • Low Initial Investment
  • Regular Savings Plan (as low as $100 / month)
  • Fund Facts

    Inception Date09/03/2002
    APIR CodeQIN0002AU
    Investment ManagerQIC
    Investment ObjectiveThe Fund aims to achieve an investment return (before fees) of at least 1% p.a. above the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index, over rolling 7 year periods, through investment in the Underlying Funds. The Fund aims to provide long term capital growth and some franked income by investing in a combination of the Underlying
    Investment Strategy The Underlying Funds are managed to provide a diversified and dynamic exposure to Australian shares using primarily external managers appointed by QIC. The Fund’s asset allocation is 100% invested in Australian shares and the underlying managers are reviewed regularly although a reallocation is only considered in response to a fundamental change in long-term expectations or market demand. QIC seeks to add value through a disciplined approach to the selection of the investments held by the Underlying Funds.
    Risk/Return ProfileMedium to high
    Minimum Suggested Time Frame7 years
    Benchmark Asset Allocation100% Australian Shares
    The Fund invests in Australian shares although from time to time cash will be retained by the Fund for operational purposes.
    Investment Requirements
    Minimum Initial Investment$2,000 (Lump Sum)
    $500 (Regular Savings Plan)
    Minimum Additional Investment$500 per Fund (Lump Sum) or $100 per month per Fund (Regular Savings Plan)
    Regular Savings PlanYes
    Minimum Switch$500 per Fund (subject to minimum balance requirement of $500 per Fund)
    Minimum Balance per Fund$500 per Fund
    Minimum Withdrawal $500 per Fund (subject to minimum balance requirement of $500 per Fund)
    Income distribution frequencyHalf-yearly
    Payment optionsDirect credit or reinvestment (reinvestment only if using Regular Savings Plan)
    Fees and Costs
    Establishment feeNil
    Contribution feeNil
    Withdrawal feeNil
    Termination feeNil
    Management costs1.50% p.a. reducing to 1.10% p.a. for amounts greater than $200,000
    Buy / sell spreads+0.12%/-0.12%

    This is a summary of the key features of the DDH Australian Shares Fund. Please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision about this product.

  • Unit Prices

    Unit prices are usually calculated daily to reflect changes in accumulated income and market values. Each fund’s assets are revalued in accordance with its constitution. The prices shown below may differ from the actual unit price if you were applying for or redeeming an investment. Your actual unit price will be confirmed following any transactions on your investments.

    Read our Unit Pricing Discretions Policy.

  • Fund Performance

    The above performance figures are net of ongoing fees and expenses and assume all income has been reinvested. They represent past performance and are not indicative of future returns.

    *Inception Date is 09/03/2002.

  • Distributions

    Distributions are the profit earned by the fund which is then paid to investors. Distributions are expressed as cents per unit, for example, if a distribution of 3 cents was paid and you hold 1000 units you will be paid a distribution of $30 (1000 x $0.03). Distributions can include different types of income including; dividends, interest and realised capital gains.

    The unit price of the fund will fall by a corresponding amount when distribution is paid.

    To view the latest distributions for the DDH Managed Funds please click here.

    Distribution tax components

    To view the distribution component information for funds managed by DDH Graham Limited, please click here.

    Please note that these distribution tax components provide general information only and do not take into account your individual taxation or financial objectives, situation or needs. You should not rely on this information for the purposes of completing your income tax returns.

  • Fund Forms

    Application FormApply to invest in a DDH Managed Fund
    Additional Application FormApply to invest additional funds in a DDH Managed Fund
    Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) ChecklistRequired for identification purposes when a new account is opened
    Authorised Representative FormAppoint an authorised representative for your account
    Change of Details FormChange your personal account details
    Regular Savings Plan FormSet up a regular savings plan
    Regular Savings Plan Variation FormTo modify or cancel a Regular Savings plan
    Switching FormSwitch your money between DDH Managed Funds
    Tax File Number Notification FormNotify us of your TFN
    Transfer FormTransfer funds
    Withdrawal FormWithdrawal Form