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NAV on 2021/09/17
NAV on 2021/09/16 1128.08
52 week high on 2021/08/18 1154.41
52 week low on 2020/11/02 1005.26
Total Expense Ratio on 2021/06/30 1.21
Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2021/06/30 0
Incl Dividends
1 month change -2.09% -2.09%
3 month change -0.56% 0.69%
6 month change 0.74% 2.01%
1 year change 7.56% 9.84%
5 year change 0% 0%
10 year change 0% 0%
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  • Sectoral allocations
Bond Funds 108.27 14.58%
Derivatives 0.02 0.00%
General Equity 194.77 26.24%
Liquid Assets 12.13 1.63%
Managed 88.43 11.91%
Money Market 27.98 3.77%
SA Bonds 106.90 14.40%
Spec Equity 55.60 7.49%
Offshore 148.24 19.97%
  • Top five holdings
PCMGLBCORE 142.11 19.14%
U-METHBON 108.27 14.58%
U-METHEPR 88.43 11.91%
U-COSTOP5 81.06 10.92%
U-FAIRTRE 64.88 8.74%
  • Performance against peers
  • Fund data  
Management company:
Boutique Collective Investments (RF) (Pty) Ltd.
Formation date:
ISIN code:
Short name:
South African--Multi Asset--Medium Equity
ASISA SA Multi Asset Medium Equity Average



  • Fund management  
Methodical Investment Management

  • Fund manager's comment

Megafin SCI Absolute Fund of Funds - Jun 19

2019/09/04 00:00:00
Megafin SCI Absolute Fund of Funds Portfolio Update Moderate investors had mixed fortunes from portfolio allocations during the second quarter of 2019. Despite this, the Portfolio managed to deliver positive performance over the quarter.
The Megafin SCI Absolute FoF’s returned 1.4% for the quarter and has generated a return of 2.6% over the past year.
After disappointing performance in May, global equity markets finished the quarter strongly, largely on the back of comments from the major central banks that they would be willing to provide support in the form of lower interest rates and easing trade tensions between the U.S. and China.
Asset Allocation The most significant allocation within the Portfolio, local bonds, drove performance over the quarter as yields moved lower across the globe in response to lower future expected interest rates. Local equities also contributed positively to performance in line with the supportive global environment over much of the quarter. Within local equities, Financials contributed the most to performance, while Industrials and Resources also generated positive performance for the quarter. While global equity allocations generated decent hard currency returns, rand strength against major developed currencies meant that these allocations did not contribute meaningfully to portfolio performance. A small allocation to local listed property contributed positively to portfolio performance, this was achieved despite the asset class facing headwinds in the South African environment.
Fund Selection
The contribution from fund selection was mixed over the quarter.
Coronation Strategic Income delivered decent performance in the second quarter of the year. Significant allocations to local corporate bonds drove returns over the quarter, in line with strong performance from global bond markets, as yields lowered in response to lower future expected interest rates.
Nedgroup Core Bond delivered strong performance in the second quarter of 2019. The fund's significant allocation to South African government bonds drove performance as bond yields fell across the globe in expectation of lower future interest rates.
CoreShares S&P SA Top 50 was one of the best performing funds over the quarter. This is a passive fund that invests in the largest 50 companies on the JSE, however, they cap their weight to one share to 10% of the fund. The fund’s exposure to resources, especially the gold miners, was a solid contributor to performance over the quarter.
PSG Equity underperformed the market and its peers over the second quarter of 2019. The fund had a few stock specific detractors: Glencore (-16%), Imperial (-14%) and Japan Post Insurance (-16%). Large-cap shares continued to outperform the small and mid-cap shares over the quarter.
No changes were made to the portfolio composition during the quarter.
Investors will be pleased with positive returns generated in the second quarter of 2019. Year-to-date performance has been encouraging, with diverse asset allocation contributing meaningfully to portfolio outcomes. We will continue to follow a valuation-driven approach when allocating to different asset classes. This will allow the Portfolio to generate inflation-beating returns in a variety of market environments. Source: Morningstar
  • Fund focus and objective  
The Methodical BCI Absolute Fund's objective is to offer absolute returns in excess of inflation over the long term and simultaneously aiming to avoid negative performance over any rolling 36-month periods. The portfolio will target a reasonable level of income for post-retirement investors. The portfolio complies with prudential investment guidelines to the extent allowed for by the Act. However, the portfolio's equity exposure may not exceed 60% of the portfolio's net asset value.
In order to achieve its objective, the investments normally to be included in the portfolio may comprise a combination of assets in liquid form, money market instruments, interest bearing securities, bonds, debentures, corporate debt, equity securities, property securities, preference shares, convertible equities and non-equity securities. The manager may invest in participatory interests or any other form of participation in portfolios of South African collective investment schemes as the Act may allow from time to time, and which are consistent with the portfolio's investment policy.
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. The Trustee shall ensure that the investment policy set out in this Supplemental Deed is carried out. For the purpose of this portfolio, the manager shall reserve the right to close the portfolio to new investors on a date determined by the manager. This will be done in order to be able to manage the portfolio in accordance with its mandate. The manager may, once a portfolio has been closed, open that portfolio again to new investors on a date determined by the manager.

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