NAV on 2021/03/01
|NAV on 2021/02/26
|52 week high on 2021/02/15
|52 week low on 2020/03/19
|Total Expense Ratio on 2020/09/30
|Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2020/09/30
Absa Fund Managers (RF) (Pty) Ltd.
FTSE/JSE Shareholders Weighted Index (SWIX)
St John Bunkell
St John has been with Absa Alternative Asset Management since September 2009; in this time he has been responsible for the strategic design and implementation of AAM's long only asset management business. He a portfolio manager on all equity funds and is integrally involved with the fixed income and balanced fund offerings. St John started his career in 1997 and has experience in risk management, structured solutions, asset management and hedge funds. He spend several years in London where he started Gensec UK structured products and worked in the pension fund environment. He has been largely responsible for the strategic alliance between AAM and the asset manager business of Barclays Capital (BCFS), having integrated Barclays Capital trading technology as well as being involved in several BCFS investments by South African Institutional clients. He is involved in the development and management of AAM's hedge fund offering.
ABSA Smart Alpha Equity comment - Dec 19
The Fund Commentary is provided on a quarterly basis and can be found on www.absainvestmentmanagement.co.za under Unit Trusts Minimum Disclosure Documents. The latest quarterly commentary available is for the quarter ending 31 December 2019.
The fund is a domestic, general equity fund, using a proprietary quantitative process. Securities that will be included in the portfolio will fall into the large and mid-cap segment of the market. The fund will be allowed to invest into securities listed in South Africa on the JSE as well as the equities listed on international exchanges and in accordance with the exchange controls regulations. The fund is a quasi-passive fund which invests in securities predominantly through indices whilst generating Alpha using quantitative asset allocation techniques.