The fund aims to outperform inflation and provide a modest level of income while aiming not to lose money over any 18-month period. The portfolio manager actively manages asset allocation to take advantage of changing market conditions. This fund is suited to investors who want their investment to grow in real terms and deliver a moderate level of income, with controlled risk of capital loss in the short term. It is typically suited to investors close to, or in retirement. The fund invests in cash, bonds, property and shares. The fund may invest up to 40% of its portfolio in equities. The fund may also gain exposure to foreign assets up to a maximum of 30% of its portfolio (with an additional 10% for African ex-SA investments). Derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management purposes.