In this video Joseph Kim discusses the key drivers of The Montgomery Fund’s performance for calendar year 2021 by sharing the sector breakdown of the returns versus the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index.
The March 2022 quarter has been a challenging environment for The Montgomery Fund’s core philosophy of investing in quality businesses diversified across the growth spectrum. We observed significant divergence in relative share price performance across our holdings despite our investee companies delivering solid financial results in a difficult environment.
*this is a forward pricing fund, the price you receive is based on close of market prices.
|The Montgomery Fund||S&P 300 Accum. Index||Out/Under Performance|
|3 years (p.a)||7.16%||9.65%||-2.49%|
|5 years (p.a)||6.85%||8.98%||-2.13%|
|7 years (p.a)||6.11%||8.07%||-1.96%|
|9 years (p.a)||7.79%||8.53%||-0.74%|
|Compound annual return||10.05%||10.17%||-0.12%|
|Distribution per unit||Reinvestment price|
|December 2021||1.0019 cents||$1.7495|
|June 2021||5.0329 cents||$1.6388|
|December 2020||0.4601 cents||$1.4491|
|June 2020||1.6831 cents||$1.2989|
|June 2019||8.5643 cents||$1.3813|
|June 2018||12.8559 cents||$1.4082|
|June 2017||2.1137 cents||$1.4067|
|June 2016||7.7190 cents||$1.4047|
|June 2015||13.0725 cents||$1.3326|
|June 2014||4.0489 cents||$1.2874|
|June 2013||7.2834 cents||$1.1904|
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The issuer of units in The Montgomery Fund (ARSN 159 364 155) (Fund) is the Fund’s responsible entity Fundhost Limited (ABN 69 092 517 087) (AFSL 233045). The Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) contains all of the details of the offer. Copies of the PDS and Target Market Definition (TMD) are available to download from this page and at https://fundhost.com.au/
An investment in the Fund must be through a valid paper or online application form accompanying the PDS. Before making any decision to make or hold any investment in the Fund you should consider the PDS and TMD in full.
The information provided does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. You should consider your own investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs before acting upon any information provided and consider seeking advice from a financial advisor if necessary.
You should not base an investment decision simply on past performance. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Returns are not guaranteed and so the value of an investment may rise or fall.
Investors in The Montgomery Fund receive the full benefit of sixteen decades of experience spread across the six professional investors dedicated to the stewardship of your wealth. We have witnessed a broad variety of market conditions and a multitude of influences impacting the returns of investors. What we have learned is that a sensible approach has nothing to do with predicting the next market move, and everything to do with purchasing, at a rational price, an interest in a business whose earnings will be materially higher in the years to come.
Joseph Kim joined Montgomery in June 2018 and in 2020 was promoted to the Head of Fundamental Research. Joseph and Andreas Lundberg have joint portfolio management responsibilities for The Montgomery Fund.
Bachelor of Applied Finance and Bachelor of Actuarial Studies
Joseph joined Montgomery as a Senior Analyst in June 2018 and in 2020 was promoted to the Portfolio Manager of The Montgomery Fund and Head of Fundamental Research.
Joseph has over fourteen years’ experience in equities research, funds management and M&A. Before joining Montgomery, he was a Senior Analyst at Colonial First State Global Asset Management responsible for coverage of resources, energy, infrastructure and industrials sectors. Joseph’s prior experience includes roles in equities research at JP Morgan and at Ellerston Capital.
Joseph holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance with a degree of Bachelor of Actuarial Studies from Macquarie University.
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Andreas joined Montgomery as a Senior Analyst in February 2017. Andreas joined from Navigo Partners, a M&A advisory firm in Stockholm, Sweden where he was a Director responsible for origination and execution of Scandinavian projects. Before this, he worked for three years in corporate strategy at Alinta Energy in Sydney.
Previously, Andreas spent three years as an Associate Director in the corporate finance division of DNB, based in Singapore and seven years as an equity analyst for Fidelity Investments, based in London and Hong Kong.
Andreas holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden where he was awarded the John Ericsson medal. He also studied at University of New South Wales and Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
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The Fund has a long-term objective and is suitable for those investors willing to assume high risk while seeking capital growth. Statistically, the major share markets produce a negative investment return, on average, every five years (or less) and investors must take the potential for capital loss into consideration. You can learn more in the Target Market Determination (TMD) here.
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