Magellan Infrastructure Fund (Unhedged)

Portfolio of 20 to 40 stocks that seeks to deliver the stable returns offered by the asset class

  • Unlisted
  • Unhedged
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Investment objectives

To achieve attractive risk adjusted returns over the medium to long-term;

While reducing the risk of permanent capital loss.

Fund facts

Portfolio manager Structure Fund size **
Gerald Stack
Gerald Stack
Infrastructure Fund, $AUD unhedged AUD $882.3 million
Management fee Distribution Frequency ARSN
1.05% Bi-annual 164 285 830
Buy / Sell Spread APIR Code
0.15%/0.15% MGE0006AU
Benchmark
S&P Global Infrastructure Index A$ Unhedged Net Total Return
Performance Fee

10.0% of the excess return of the Units of the Fund above the higher of the Index Relative hurdle (S&P Global Infrastructure Index A$ Unhedged Net Total Return) and the Absolute Return Hurdle (the yield of 10-year Australian Government Bonds). Additionally, the Performance Fees are subject to a high water mark.

All management costs described above are inclusive of the estimated net effect of GST.
** As at 31 May 2019.

Investment philosophy

The Magellan Infrastructure Fund (Unhedged) has been designed to provide investors with efficient access to the infrastructure asset class, while protecting capital in adverse markets.

The infrastructure asset class, when appropriately defined, is characterised by monopoly-like assets that face reliable demand and enjoy predictable cashflows. As a result, Magellan has established proprietary classification criteria to appropriately categorise securities as investment grade infrastructure, and thus eligible for inclusion in its portfolios or otherwise. Potential investments that meet these criteria are expected to achieve strong underlying financial performance over medium- to long-term timeframes, which should translate into reliable, inflation-linked investment returns.

Magellan believes that an appropriately structured portfolio of 20 to 40 investments can provide sufficient diversification to ensure that investors are not overly correlated to any single company, industry-specific or macroeconomic risk.

Portfolio construction

The Magellan Infrastructure Fund (Unhedged)’s investment process involves three key stages:

Determining the investment universe; Only securities that meet Magellan’s proprietary infrastructure classification criteria are included in the Magellan Infrastructure Fund’s investable universe. In order for a security to meet this definition, its underlying business must provide a service that is essential to the efficient functioning of a community, while generating cash flows that are not subject to external risks such as commodity prices. Furthermore, Magellan evaluates other criteria, such as gearing levels, sovereign risk, regulatory risk and reporting transparency, which, if failed, will result in exclusion from the investment universe. Magellan believes that by excluding businesses that fail to meet these criteria, the universe consists purely of companies that enjoy reliable demand and generate predictable cash flows.

Assessing each potential investment's quality and intrinsic value; Each security in the investment universe is subjected to detailed analysis. This analysis includes evaluations of a company’s external environment, its business’s specific issues, its historical financial performance and its valuation.

Allocating capital to the securities within the investment universe in an appropriate manner; Portfolio construction is driven by the results of qualitative stock analysis, valuation, formal risk controls and factor risk management. The portfolio construction process focuses on long-term value rather than index-relative positioning.

 

The resulting portfolio provides investors with exposure to securities that meet Magellan’s infrastructure classification criteria, while giving consideration to each security’s quality and its price relative its assessed intrinsic value.

Performance

Growth of AUD $10,000
31 May 2019

** S&P Global Infrastructure Index A$ Unhedged Net Total Return spliced with UBS Developed Infrastructure and Utilities Net Total Return Index (AUD). Note: as the UBS Developed Infrastructure and Utilities Net Total Return Index (AUD) ceased to be published from 31 May 2015, it was replaced by Magellan on 1 January 2015 with the S&P Global Infrastructure Index A$ Unhedged Net Total Return Calculations are based on exit price with distributions reinvested, after ongoing fees and expenses but excluding individual tax, member fees and entry fees (if applicable).

Calculations are based on exit price with distributions reinvested, after ongoing fees and expenses but excluding individual tax, member fees and entry fees (if applicable).

31 May 2019
Performance 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year 3 Years
(% PA)
5 Years
(% PA)
Since Inception
(% PA)
Magellan Infrastructure Fund (Unhedged) 5.30% 14.88% 19.94% 9.58% 13.27% 14.97%
Benchmark* 4.74% 15.71% 17.23% 8.54% 10.27% 11.76%
Out/Under Performance 0.56% - 0.83% 2.71% 1.04% 3.00% 3.21%

* As the UBS Developed Infrastructure and Utilities Net Total Return Index (AUD) ceased to be published from 31 March 2015, it was replaced by Magellan on 1 January 2015 with the S&P Global Infrastructure Index A$ Unhedged Net Total Return.
** Inception date 01 July 2013

Important Information: Calculations are based on exit price with distributions reinvested, after ongoing fees and expenses but excluding individual tax, member fees and entry fees (if applicable). For the ASX Quoted Funds calculations are based on NAVs, published in the ASX announcements for the relevant ASX Quoted Funds, with distributions reinvested, after ongoing fees and expenses but excluding individual tax, member fees and entry fees (if applicable).

Unit Prices

  
Date Net Asset Value Entry Exit
13/06/2019 2.0481 2.0512 2.0450
12/06/2019 2.0373 2.0404 2.0342
11/06/2019 2.0240 2.0270 2.0210
07/06/2019 2.0111 2.0141 2.0081
06/06/2019 2.0058 2.0088 2.0028
05/06/2019 1.9931 1.9961 1.9901
04/06/2019 1.9689 1.9719 1.9659
03/06/2019 1.9694 1.9724 1.9664
31/05/2019 1.9633 1.9662 1.9604
30/05/2019 1.9613 1.9642 1.9584
29/05/2019 1.9587 1.9616 1.9558
28/05/2019 1.9786 1.9816 1.9756
27/05/2019 1.9919 1.9949 1.9889
24/05/2019 1.9903 1.9933 1.9873
23/05/2019 1.9894 1.9924 1.9864
22/05/2019 1.9924 1.9954 1.9894
21/05/2019 1.9867 1.9897 1.9837
20/05/2019 1.9727 1.9757 1.9697
17/05/2019 1.9928 1.9958 1.9898
16/05/2019 1.9775 1.9805 1.9745
15/05/2019 1.9564 1.9593 1.9535
14/05/2019 1.9552 1.9581 1.9523
13/05/2019 1.9598 1.9627 1.9569
10/05/2019 1.9407 1.9436 1.9378
09/05/2019 1.9282 1.9311 1.9253
08/05/2019 1.9207 1.9236 1.9178
07/05/2019 1.9305 1.9334 1.9276
06/05/2019 1.9424 1.9453 1.9395
03/05/2019 1.9422 1.9451 1.9393
02/05/2019 1.9363 1.9392 1.9334
01/05/2019 1.9344 1.9373 1.9315
30/04/2019 1.9357 1.9386 1.9328
29/04/2019 1.9244 1.9273 1.9215
26/04/2019 1.9355 1.9384 1.9326
24/04/2019 1.9290 1.9319 1.9261
23/04/2019 1.9078 1.9107 1.9049
18/04/2019 1.8889 1.8917 1.8861
17/04/2019 1.8816 1.8844 1.8788
16/04/2019 1.8840 1.8868 1.8812
15/04/2019 1.8943 1.8971 1.8915
12/04/2019 1.9001 1.9030 1.8972
11/04/2019 1.8990 1.9018 1.8962
10/04/2019 1.8945 1.8973 1.8917
09/04/2019 1.8953 1.8981 1.8925
08/04/2019 1.9040 1.9069 1.9011
05/04/2019 1.9063 1.9092 1.9034
04/04/2019 1.9017 1.9046 1.8988
03/04/2019 1.9132 1.9161 1.9103
02/04/2019 1.9157 1.9186 1.9128
01/04/2019 1.9040 1.9069 1.9011

Distribution history

Date Distribution per unit Reinvestment price  
December 2018 2.1500 cents $1.7076  
June 2018 3.1000 cents $1.7216 Magellan Annual Fund Distributions 2018
December 2017 1.6000 cents $1.6803  
June 2017 3.0822 cents $1.6208 Magellan Annual Fund Distributions 2017
December 2016 1.0000 cents $1.5147  
June 2016 5.0730 cents $1.5804 Magellan Annual Fund Distributions 2016
December 2015 1.5000 cents $1.5181  
June 2015 3.3044 cents $1.4038 Magellan Annual Fund Distributions 2015
December 2014 1.0000 cents $1.3697  
June 2014 1.5681 cents $1.2047 Magellan Annual Fund Distributions 2014

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  1. Complete the Application Form & CRS Form(s) (if applicable)
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  2. Send application form to Mainstream Fund Services
    Mainstream Fund Services - Unit Registry
    GPO Box 143
    Sydney NSW 2001

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