Australian Absolute Growth Fund
About this Fund:
Milford is an award winning fund manager with a team of over 21 investment professionals looking after over $5b FUM across multiple asset classes.
Six investment professionals are based in our Sydney office focusing on Australian equities for our NZ Investment Funds and the Australian Absolute Growth Fund.
The Fund is modelled on Milford’s highly successful flagship Active Growth Fund
The Fund targets returns of RBA cash rate + 5% p.a., while aiming to preserve capital over rolling 3 year periods.
The Fund will predominately invest in Australian equities with flexibility to hold 100% cash.
This Fund is an Australian Unit Trust and is only available for Australian resident investors. This includes investment from Australian self-managed superannuation funds or Australian superannuation funds where the Milford Australian Absolute Growth Fund is on their menu.Fund Introduction Monthly Review
William Curtayne, Portfolio Manager
William joined Milford in 2010 and has been working from Milford’s Sydney office since its establishment in 2014.
William is Portfolio Manager of the Australian Absolute Growth Fund and has managed the Milford Dynamic fund since 2011. William is also Co-Portfolio Manager of the flagship Milford Active Growth Fund.
William visits and speaks to hundreds of companies every year and conducts detailed financial analysis to uncover high quality investment ideas.
William has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland majoring in Finance and Economics, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Wayne Gentle, Portfolio Manager
Wayne is the Head of Australian Investments, and Portfolio Manager of the Australian Equities and Australian Absolute Growth funds, and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Milford Trans-Tasman Fund.
He has over 20 years’ experience in investment markets and an extensive investment track record in managing a diverse range of Australian Equities portfolios for institutional and retail investors.
Prior to joining Milford, Wayne held the position of Deputy Head of Australian Equities at Colonial First State Global Asset Management. Previously, Wayne has held Senior Analyst and Deputy Head of Research roles with Allianz Global Investors, and spent 10 years as a Senior Analyst with JP Morgan.
Wayne holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Sydney University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.