Aussie Fund Fact Sheet - April 2009 Fund philosophy Performance since launch (Aug ’00) The fund invests almost exclusively in Australia although it may also invest in international companies deriving the 340.00% greater part of their revenues from Australia. The 290.00% investment selection is done on a stock-picking approach with a macroeconomic overlay bearing in mind 240 00% 240.00% that the fund is growth-oriented. Hence the focus will be 190.00% upon quality growth stocks at reasonable prices, shares 140.00% heavily discounted by the Aprket and high yielding companies. 90.00% Fund Manager's report 40.00% The Australian sharemarket continued its rally over April, -10.00% the first back to back monthly gain since April and May Jul-06 Oct-06 Jul-07 Oct-07 Jul-08 Oct-08 Jan-06 Apr-06 Jan-07 Apr-07 Jan-08 Apr-08 Jan-09 Apr-09 2008. The S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation index rose 5.6% in April but is still down 28.8% over 12 months. The index finished the month at a 2009 high and is up 20.5% Fund in AUD terms Benchmark AORD from its low on 6 March 2009. While economic conditions remain tough globally, a number of factors buoyed Cummulative performance % sharemarkets over April. Some better than expected new Since and existing house sale data out of the US, an 1 month 1 year 3 years 5 years launch improvement in confidence data globally and concrete Fund AUD 0.36% -32.65% -30.48% 14.75% 121.20% policy measures from the G20 meeting in April helped p y g p p set the tone for the month. In April, millions of All Ordinaries 6.01% -33.80% -28.08% 9.89% 14.95% Australians began receiving cash handouts from the Federal Government. The aim is to boost consumption to help in the economic recovery. The RBA also cut rates by 25 basis points to 3.00%. In response the consumer Calendar year performance % staples sector (+11.9%) and consumer discretionary 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009* sector (+11.7%) were the top performers over the month. Fund AUD 23.67% 7.95% 17.77% -47.83% 8.32% All the major banks also rose over the month, with the financials ex REIT sector up 3.6%.The tone has shifted All Ordinaries 16.18% 19.87% 13.76% -43.01% 43.01% 2.33% in sharemarkets. While there is an understanding of the * From January to April bad economic news still to come, sharemarkets are looking through the immediate period of weakness to a time of recovery. Some relatively more positive Portfolio Analysis economic indicators helped the situation, but caution is needed. Further volatility may arise as unemployment Metals & Mining 21.52% rates worsen, profit remains constrained and confidence Banks 21.29% is lost. Pharmaceuticals 13.68% Energy 12.17% i f i Fund information Paper & Forest Products 11 57% 11.57% Cash 5.09% NAV (AUD): 1.42711 Software & services 4.70% Annualised perf (AUD): 9.40% Capital Goods 3.78% Percent positive months: 63.55% Fertilizers 3.77% Average monthly gain: 4.05% Commercial Services 1.33% Launch: 01 Aug 2000 Diversified Financials 0.60% Valuation frequency: q y Monthly y Hedge Funds 0.31% Dealing frequency: Monthly Real Estate 0.19% Initial charge: 2.00% Management Fee: 1.50% Top ten holdings Minimum Invsmt: AUD 10,000 Currency: AUD Holding Sector % TFS CORPORATION LTD Paper & Forest Products 11.57 Fund Advisor: Bell Potter Securities Ltd BHP BILLITON LIMITED Metals & Mining 10.41 Fund Manager: Axys Capital Management Ltd CSL LIMITED Pharmaceuticals 9.23 Contact details: Bowen Square RIO TINTO LIMITED Metals & Mining 6.48 10, Dr. Ferrière Street ANZ BANKING GRP. LTD Banks 5.69 Port Louis, Mauritius WOODSIDE PETROLEUM Energy 5.15 Tel: (230) 211 98 31 CASH Cash 5.09 Fax: (230) 211 9833 COMPUTERSHARE LTD Software & services 4.70 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org COCHLEAR LIMITED Pharmaceuticals 4.44 Web Site: http://www.axys-group.com BANK OF QUEENSLAND Banks 4.19 Please remember that past performance is not a guide to future performance. You should note that the price of units may fluctuate. You may not get the amount you have invested. The investment product referred to may not be suitable for everyone and if in doubt you should seek advice from your investment advisor.
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