Australian Corporate Bond Fund

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STRATEGY

The Artesian Corporate Bond Fund (Fund) invests in a diversified portfolio of liquid, investment grade fixed and floating rate AUD corporate bonds.

 

It is an actively managed absolute return fund that aims to achieve consistent returns above the daily RBA cash rate throughout fluctuating interest rate and economic cycles.

Key characteristics of the fund:

 

  • Investment grade fund with an emphasis on liquidity and credit quality, and has no listed bank hybrids

  • Strict ESG overlay (negative screen on fossil fuels, tobacco, gaming, alcohol, pornography and munitions) with a positive ESG filter and a bias towards green bonds

  • Short interest rate duration fund with a floating rate note bias

  • Daily liquidity and quarterly distributions

  • No currency risk (all corporate bonds are AUD only)

  • Capped fund size to maximise returns for investors

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INVESTOR PORTAL

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Artesian Corporate Bond Fund investors can login to the investor portal to access transaction history and unit pricing

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Press the button below to complete an online application for an investment in the Artesian Corporate Bond Fund

TERMS

Target Return: 

The Fund aims to provide returns above the RBA cash rate +2.75% (net of fees) throughout all interest rate cycles.

 

Note the target return is not a forecast. It is merely an indication of what the Fund aims to achieve over the medium term on the assumption that credit markets remain relatively stable throughout the investment timeframe. The Fund may not be successful in meeting the target return. Returns are not guaranteed.

Investment Management Fee:

 

Class A Units 0.66% (plus GST)

Class B Units 0.55% (plus GST)

Administration fee:

 

0.20%

Minimum Investment:

Class A $25,000

Class B $5,000,000

Buy/Sell Spread:

0.10% / 0.10%

CLASS B UNITS

As of 31 AUGUST 2020

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CLASS A

Product Disclosure Statement

Reference Guide

APPlication FORM

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CLASS A (NZ)

Product disclosure statement

Reference guide

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CLASS B

Information memorandum

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TEAM

Matt Clunies-Ross

Managing Partner

Melbourne

Matthew co-founded Artesian in 2004 and is responsible for Artesian’s global fixed income business and Artesian's funds administration operations.

Kurt Tan

Managing Director

New York

Kurt is responsible for fixed income analysis and portfolio management as well as carbon research and measurement for North America.

Johny Tjheng

Director

Singapore

Johny is a Director and Portfolio Manager in Singapore. He has been with Artesian since March 2010 primarily covering APAC credits.

Rory MacIntyre

Director, Distribution

Sydney

Prior to joining Artesian, Rory spent 15 years with Perpetual in various distribution focused roles, including three years in Dublin, as Managing Director of Perpetual International Investments

John McCartney

Managing Partner

New York

John co-founded Artesian in 2004. He is responsible for Artesian's alternative investment management business in North America.

Gerald Evelyn

Managing Director

New York

Gerald is responsible for business development and capital raising for Artesian's impact investing platform in North America.

Dylan Er

Investment Analyst

Singapore

Dylan is an investment analyst based in Singapore. He is responsible for credit and interest rate analysis/trading for Artesian's debt/credit funds.

David Gallagher

Managing Director

Sydney

David joined Artesian in 2013 and is the PM of the Artesian Corporate Bond Fund. David has extensive PM & risk management experience.

Nikolaos Koukiasas

Portfolio Manager

London

Nikolaos is an experienced multi-asset class portfolio manager and trader with over nineteen years of experience in fixed income.

Mark Bytheway

Director, ESG Research

Melbourne

Mark is Director ESG Research and is responsible for ESG analysis and strategy integration across Artesian's debt funds.

 

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