MANAGED ACCOUNTS PIONEER

Managed accounts are not new in the Australian market. Neither are we.

Australian equity managed accounts specialist

Since 2005, we have built and managed Australian equity separately managed accounts (SMAs) and individually managed accounts (IMAs) for individual investors and institutions.

As a dedicated managed accounts specialist, we are not distracted by other investment products. Instead, we maintain an unwavering focus on looking after tax-effective, low-turnover SMA and IMA portfolios which, over the long term, have delivered our clients superior investment outcomes.

Our portfolios

The Australian S&P/ASX200 index was 6.1% weaker in October, its worst performance since August 2015. Utilities and Information Technology were the top performing sectors, with Financials and Materials the weakest performers for the period. The Australian market was following the lead of global markets where we saw a general risk-off environment.This was the first material pull-back. Read more...

QUARTER TO 30 September 2018 |  The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index returned 1.50% for the September quarter, with Communication Services and Health Care the top performing sectors and Materials and Utilities the weakest performers for the period. The Australian S&P/ASX200 index was barely changed over the quarter, finishing at 6,207. This was against the backdrop. Read more...

MONTH TO 31 August 2018 | The S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index returned 1.40% for the month of August, with Healthcare and Telecommunication Services the top performing sectors and Materials and Energy the weakest performers for the period. Domestically, the economy remains in a solid growth environment with strong migration growth, some new resource/energy capex projects. Read more...

Managed accounts in demand

“There is no question financial advisers are increasingly turning to managed accounts. As a specialist SMA provider, we have been in the game for over a decade and can attest to the surge in demand. What makes managed accounts a win for advisers? Well, because it’s a win for clients. For investors, SMAs are professionally managed, transparent, tax efficient and directly owned.”

Andrew Stanley
Head of Australian Equities

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