The Argon BCI Flexible Income Fund is a specialist income generating portfolio. The investment objective of the portfolio is to achieve a high level of sustainable income and stability of capital invested. The portfolio will comply with prudential investment guidelines to the extent allowed for by the Act. However, the portfolio's equity exposure may be as high as 10% of the portfolio's net asset value. In order to achieve the portfolio objective, the asset allocation will be actively managed and will continually reflect the portfolio manager's view of the relative attractiveness of the various asset classes. Investments to be acquired for the portfolio may include equity securities, property securities, property related securities, interest bearing securities, non-equity securities, money market instruments, preference shares and assets in liquid form.
The portfolio may also invest in participatory interests and other forms of participation in portfolios of collective investment schemes, registered in South Africa and other similar schemes operated in territories with a regulatory environment which is to the satisfaction of the manager and trustee of a sufficient standard to provide investor protection at least equivalent to that in South Africa and which is consistent with the portfolio's primary objective. The portfolio may from time to time invest in listed and unlisted financial instruments, in accordance with the provisions of the Act, and the Regulations thereto, as amended from time to time, in order to achieve the portfolio's investment objective.