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Investing in founders

Jeff Bezos | Founder, President, CEO and Chairman of Amazon

“Most of our directors have a major portion of their net worth invested in the company. We eat our own cooking.”

Warren Buffett | Founder, Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

“I'll keep working until the end"

Amancio Ortega | Founder and Director of Inditex

"We take a long-term view of business"

Karl-Johan Persson | CEO of H&M and grandson of Founder, Erling Persson

“We want to avoid the condition when someone can step into your company, or steal it or take it away,"

Ferruccio Ferragamo | Chairman of Salvatore Ferragamo and son of the Founder, Salvatore Ferragamo

Building long term wealth for our investors

The Fund

We are an investment firm specialising in global equity markets.

We invest in companies around the world with strong competitive advantages that grow over the long term.

Our objective is to deliver long term returns to our investors that exceed the growth of the global stock market.

The Fund

Global Exposure

We uncover quality companies from all over the world

9% North
America
58% Europe
33% Asia

Our Investments

We hold investments in 10 to 30 companies at any one time across Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania

Our Performance

Return from inception 7 July 2017 to 31 January 2018.

Annualised return after deduction of management and administration fees. Excludes taxation. Assumes reinvestment of distributions.

Note: past performance is not indicative of future performance.

Performance
7.86% Annual
return

vs 8.64% benchmark return over the same period (MSCI ACWI Net in AUD).

Performance

Strategy

Our strategy is straight forward. Focus on investing in a selection of exceptional global companies that have a demonstrated competitive advantage and hold them over the long term.

Founder-led

We favour companies where the founder or their family remain significant owners or are still involved as managers.

Proven profitability

Companies that have demonstrated a long term track record of profitability and competitive advantage.

Global impact

Companies that have a global reach or potential to scale internationally.

Founder-led

We favour companies where the founder or their family remain significant owners or are still involved as managers.

Proven profitability

Companies that have demonstrated a long term track record of profitability and competitive advantage.

Global impact

Companies that have a global reach or potential to scale internationally.

Fair Fees

We feel very strongly about charging fees fairly and transparently.

We measure our returns over the long term starting from the date each investor enters the fund, and not reset annually like other funds.

Our performance fees are calculated separately for each investor based on the individual performance the fund has achieved for them.

Transparency

Transparently track your investment.

Our personalised partner portal allows you to track your investment with us and see all fees clearly.

knowledge bank

Feb 08
Mindset of an astute investor

Investing is about understanding businesses and as with all things business-related, nothing is ever clear-cut. Businesses are comprised of a set of strategies which have been selected and implemented by management. However, no one can guarantee the success of a business strategy – not even management themselves. So what hope does an investor have?

In this article I’ll explore the characteristics of a certain type of investor who holds an advantage. I’ve termed them the ‘entrepreneurial investor’.

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