The Select BCI Blended Equity Strategy Fund aims to combine the investment outcomes of fundamental equity and smartbeta equity management strategies and thereby delivering a less volatile enhanced equity capital growth outcome over the long term. The portfolio wi ll invest primarily in a diversified basket of equities. The fundamental equity component will focus on maximizing total returns for the client. The component will be actively invested in equities with capital appreciation and income potential with the goal to outperform the benchmark over the medium to long term. The smartbeta component will follow a multi-factor investment process applying the valuation, quality, momentum, volatility and investment factors to outperform the benchmark over the medium to long term. The portfolio's aggregate equity exposure will be a minimum of 80% of the portfolio's net asset value. The portfolio's investment universe consists of equity securities, preference shares, futures, net asset value. The portfolio's investment universe consists of equity securities, preference shares, property shares and property related securities listed on exchanges, interest bearing instruments as well as assets in liquid form. The portfolio may also invest in participatory interests and other forms of participation in portfolios of collective investment schemes or 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.