8IP Australian Small Companies Fund

The 8IP Australian Small Companies Fund is designed for investors seeking to invest in a diversified portfolio of Australian small companies. Launched in November 2007, the Fund is an Australian domiciled registered managed investment scheme available to Australian and New Zealand investors.

The Fund is managed by Eight Investment Partners Pty Limited,  (AFSL 342 305). Equity Trustees Limited is the responsible entity.

The Product Disclosure Statement and Reference Guide for the Fund, as well as  the New Zealand Investors Information Sheet, may be obtained by clicking on the right hand menu bar.

The Fund is rated Recommended by Lonsec Research – financial advisers may request a copy by clicking here.

Click this link to access unit price history for the Fund.

Key Features

Feature Details
Product Sponsor Equity Trustees Limited
Product Type Registered Managed Investment Scheme domiciled in Australia
Inception Date 30 November 2007
Minimum Investment AU$5,000
Liquidity Daily
Withdrawal Notice Generally, notifications received before 2pm on a business day will be processed using the unit price effective for that day.
Distributions Paid annually
Annual Cost of Fund 1.20% per annum (inc. GST)
Annual Performance Fee 20% over Hurdle (inc. GST)
Hurdle S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index
Index S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index

This is general information which does not take account of your particular objectives, financial circumstances or needs. You should consider the Fund's offering document in deciding whether to acquire, or continue to hold, the product.


Performance Summary Feb 2019

1m 3m 6m 1yr 3yr p.a. 5yr p.a. 10yr p.a. Inception p.a.
Fund (gross of fees) +7.69% +9.75% -4.20% -0.72% +10.68% +8.78% - +12.78%
Index +6.78% +8.01% -3.06% -4.20% +13.44% +7.74% - +6.53%
Active Return (gross of fees) +0.91% +1.74% -1.14% -4.20% -2.77% +1.04% - +6.25%
Fund (net of fees) +7.60% +9.43% -4.78% -2.03% +9.15% +7.02% - +10.60%

* Inception date 1 October 2012 (The date the current team commenced managing this Fund). Source: Link Fund Solutions and Bloomberg. All returns are shown to two decimal places. Returns for periods of more than one year are annualised. Total returns include realised and unrealised gains and losses plus income and are time-weighted rates of return that adjust for external cash flows. Valuations are computed and performance reported in Australian dollars. Gross-of-fees performance returns are presented before management and performance fees but after all trading expenses. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Equity Trustees Limited (“Equity Trustees”) (ABN 46 004 031 298), AFSL 240975, is the Responsible Entity for the 8IP Australian Small Companies Fund. Equity Trustees is a subsidiary of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615), a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT) and is the Responsible Entity. This information has been prepared by Eight Investment Partners Pty Limited (ABN 22 139 616 783), to provide you with general information only. In preparing this table, we did not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any particular person. It is not intended to take the place of professional advice and you should not take action on specific issues in reliance on this information. Neither Eight Investment Partners Pty Limited , Equity Trustees nor any of its related parties, their employees or directors, provide and warranty of accuracy or reliability in relation to such information or accepts any liability to any person who relies on it. Past performance should not be taken as an indicator of future performance. You should obtain a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision about whether to invest in this product.