The Vunani BCI Global Macro Fund aims to provide investors with a high long-term total return through investment in a diversified range of global asset classes and currencies by focusing mainly on global macro fundamentals. The portfolio shall have the maximum flexibility to vary assets between the various markets, asset classes and countries to reflect the changing economic and market conditions, subject to a minimum offshore exposure of 80% of the portfolio's value.
The portfolio's investment universe consists of equity securities, preference shares, property shares and property related securities, interest bearing instruments and non-equity securities 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.
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.