Medium to long-term capital growth, through investments in selected shares across all industry groups as well as across the range of large, mid and smaller cap shares, with a risk/return profile comparable with that of the overall JSE equities market. The portfolio may also invest in listed- and unlisted derivative instruments as legislation permits.
The fund will strive to provide investors with a minimum return after fees equal to the median return of the South African Equity-General funds sub-category.
The portfolio may also include participatory interests or any other form of participation in portfolios of collective investve schemes or other similar collective investment schemes as the Act may allow from time to time. Where the aforemention schemes are operated in terrritories other than South Africa, particpatory interests or any other form or particpation in portfolios of these schemes will be included in the portfolio only where the regulatory environment is to the satisfaction of the manager and trustee of a sufficient standard to provide investor protection at least equivalent to that of South Africa as well as listed- and unlisted derivative instruments as legislation permits.
Notthing contained in the deed shall preclude the manager from varying the ratios of securities and instruments relative to each other to achieve the fund's objective, should changing economic factors or market conditions make this appropriate. Furthermore, nothing contained in this deed shall preclude the manager from retaining assets in liquid form in the portfolio and/or placing cash on deposit as appropriate.
The manager will be permitted to invest on behalf of the fund in offshore investments to the extent that legislation permits.