A CAPITAL PRESERVATION FOCUSED FUND MANAGER

Our Two Flagship Funds

DDH Preferred
Income Fund

 

This fund was built for clients looking to access a fully diversified fixed income solution. We provide access to a portfolio of Government and Semi-Government bonds, corporate senior bonds, subordinated corporate bonds and hybrids. This ensures you have access to an income portfolio that invests across every layer of a corporate’s capital stack from cash down to preference shares.

Our highly skilled management team have over 100 years in investment experience through many market cycles and a proven track record.

Investment Objective
To provide a higher yield than traditional cash management and fixed income investments in all market conditions. The total return will mainly comprise income from security distributions. Income will mainly be cash based with little or no franking credits.

Key Characteristics / Features

APIR Code: DDH0001AU
Product Type: Open-ended Unitised Managed Fund
Managed Since: 1 July 2015
FUM: $135m
Distribution / Payment Frequency: Cash – Quarterly
Target Return: BBSW plus 3.50% p.a.
Asset Class: High yield Fixed Income
MER: 0.82%
Buy/Sell Spread: +0.15%/-0.15%
Performance fee: Nil
Research Rating: SQM – Favourable
Platform Availability:

BT Wrap

BT Panorama

Macquarie

Netwealth

Hub24

Praemium

OneVue

Australian Money Markets

Ausmaq

 

Current return profile as at: 31 July 2020

 

DISCLAIMERS:

AUSTRALIA – Important Information: Information on this website has been prepared and issued by GCI Australia Pty Ltd ABN 68 140 364 576 Australian Financial Services Licence No. 346034. GCI Australia (AFSL No. 346034) is licensed to provide its financial services to those who qualify as a ‘Wholesale Client’ in accordance with the Corporations Act. This document has been prepared for, and dispatched to, our Wholesale Client(s), and is provided on the basis that it is not to be forwarded to any other person or audience which includes or may include a ‘Retail Client(s)’.

Where information presented in this website and any attachments includes ‘General Advice’, this ‘General Advice’ may be an opinion, rating or recommendation about, or relating to, a Financial Product(s), which is based solely on the investment merits of the Financial Product(s). It is ‘Advice’ which does NOT take account of, and does not address the question of the suitability of the Financial Product(s) for, your investment objectives, financial situation or needs. It is NOT ‘Personal Advice’. GCI Australia’s AFS Licence does NOT authorise it to provide ‘Personal Advice’. Therefore, before relying on the ‘General Advice’ either to do or not do certain things, you should consider whether it is appropriate to do so. Where this information refers to a Financial Product, you should read the current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for the Financial Product before making an investment decision in response to this presentation.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. We do not endorse any information from ‘third-party’ research providers that we provide to you, unless we specifically say so.

SINGAPORE – Important Information: Information provided on this website is intended for general information only. Neither GCI Australia Pty Ltd or any of its affiliates is, whether by itself or through any agents, making an offer or solicitation, or inviting you to make an offer to subscribe for, purchase or deal in any products, including without limitation, any funds specified on the website.

GCI Australian
Capital Stable Fund

 

An actively managed fund that provides daily liquidity by investing in Australian Sovereign Bonds and Senior Australian Bank Debt that are investment grade and seeks to provide returns in excess of cash with a high level of Capital Protection. The fund has no exposure to any foreign currency or debt instruments. We do not invest in Derivates or Hybrids and the fund has no Leverage.

The fund also considers Environmental, Social and Governance issues when selecting investments.

Investment Objective
To provide income and capital stability and a high degree of liquidity in all market conditions. The total return will mainly comprise income from security income payments. The target rate of return is the Bank Bill Swap Rate plus 1.5% p.a. before fees. ——- ——- — —– — – ———- ——- — —– — – ——– ——- — —– — ——– ——- — —– — ——– ——- — —– — – —-

Key Characteristics / Features

APIR Code:   DDH8305AU
Product Type: Open-ended Unitised Managed Fund
Managed Since: 16 November 2017
FUM: $122m
Distribution / Payment Frequency: Cash – Quarterly
Target Return: BBSW plus 1.50% p.a.
Asset Class: Enhanced Cash
MER: 0.40%
Buy/Sell Spread: +0.10%/-0.10%
Performance fee: Nil
Research Rating: SQM – Favourable
Platform Availability:

BT

Macquarie

Netwealth

Hub24

Allan Gray Platform

 

Current return profile as at: 31 July 2020

 

DISCLAIMERS:

AUSTRALIA – Important Information: Information on this website has been prepared and issued by GCI Australia Pty Ltd ABN 68 140 364 576 Australian Financial Services Licence No. 346034. GCI Australia (AFSL No. 346034) is licensed to provide its financial services to those who qualify as a ‘Wholesale Client’ in accordance with the Corporations Act. This document has been prepared for, and dispatched to, our Wholesale Client(s), and is provided on the basis that it is not to be forwarded to any other person or audience which includes or may include a ‘Retail Client(s)’.

Where information presented in this website and any attachments includes ‘General Advice’, this ‘General Advice’ may be an opinion, rating or recommendation about, or relating to, a Financial Product(s), which is based solely on the investment merits of the Financial Product(s). It is ‘Advice’ which does NOT take account of, and does not address the question of the suitability of the Financial Product(s) for, your investment objectives, financial situation or needs. It is NOT ‘Personal Advice’. GCI Australia’s AFS Licence does NOT authorise it to provide ‘Personal Advice’. Therefore, before relying on the ‘General Advice’ either to do or not do certain things, you should consider whether it is appropriate to do so. Where this information refers to a Financial Product, you should read the current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for the Financial Product before making an investment decision in response to this presentation.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. We do not endorse any information from ‘third-party’ research providers that we provide to you, unless we specifically say so.

SINGAPORE – Important Information: Information provided on this website is intended for general information only. Neither GCI Australia Pty Ltd or any of its affiliates is, whether by itself or through any agents, making an offer or solicitation, or inviting you to make an offer to subscribe for, purchase or deal in any products, including without limitation, any funds specified on the website.

Key Characteristics / Features

APIR Code: DDH0001AU
Product Type: Open-ended Unitised Managed Fund
Managed Since: 1 July 2015
FUM: $135m
Distribution / Payment Frequency: Cash – Quarterly
Target Return: BBSW plus 3.50% p.a.
Asset Class: High yield Fixed Income
MER: 0.82%
Buy/Sell Spread: +0.15%/-0.15%
Performance fee: Nil
Research Rating: SQM - Favourable
Platform Availability:

BT Wrap

BT Panorama

Macquarie

Netwealth

Hub24

Praemium

OneVue

Australian Money Markets

Ausmaq

 

Current return profile as at: 31 July 2020

 

DISCLAIMERS:

AUSTRALIA - Important Information: Information on this website has been prepared and issued by GCI Australia Pty Ltd ABN 68 140 364 576 Australian Financial Services Licence No. 346034. GCI Australia (AFSL No. 346034) is licensed to provide its financial services to those who qualify as a 'Wholesale Client' in accordance with the Corporations Act. This document has been prepared for, and dispatched to, our Wholesale Client(s), and is provided on the basis that it is not to be forwarded to any other person or audience which includes or may include a 'Retail Client(s)'.

Where information presented in this website and any attachments includes ‘General Advice’, this ‘General Advice’ may be an opinion, rating or recommendation about, or relating to, a Financial Product(s), which is based solely on the investment merits of the Financial Product(s). It is ‘Advice’ which does NOT take account of, and does not address the question of the suitability of the Financial Product(s) for, your investment objectives, financial situation or needs. It is NOT ‘Personal Advice’. GCI Australia’s AFS Licence does NOT authorise it to provide ‘Personal Advice’. Therefore, before relying on the ‘General Advice’ either to do or not do certain things, you should consider whether it is appropriate to do so. Where this information refers to a Financial Product, you should read the current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for the Financial Product before making an investment decision in response to this presentation.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. We do not endorse any information from ‘third-party’ research providers that we provide to you, unless we specifically say so.

SINGAPORE - Important Information: Information provided on this website is intended for general information only. Neither GCI Australia Pty Ltd or any of its affiliates is, whether by itself or through any agents, making an offer or solicitation, or inviting you to make an offer to subscribe for, purchase or deal in any products, including without limitation, any funds specified on the website.

Key Characteristics / Features

APIR Code:   DDH8305AU
Product Type: Open-ended Unitised Managed Fund
Managed Since: 16 November 2017
FUM: $122m
Distribution / Payment Frequency: Cash - Quarterly
Target Return: BBSW plus 1.50% p.a.
Asset Class: Enhanced Cash
MER: 0.40%
Buy/Sell Spread: +0.10%/-0.10%
Performance fee: Nil
Research Rating: SQM - Favourable
Platform Availability:

BT

Macquarie

Netwealth

Hub24

Allan Gray Platform

 

Current return profile as at: 31 July 2020

 

DISCLAIMERS:

AUSTRALIA - Important Information: Information on this website has been prepared and issued by GCI Australia Pty Ltd ABN 68 140 364 576 Australian Financial Services Licence No. 346034. GCI Australia (AFSL No. 346034) is licensed to provide its financial services to those who qualify as a 'Wholesale Client' in accordance with the Corporations Act. This document has been prepared for, and dispatched to, our Wholesale Client(s), and is provided on the basis that it is not to be forwarded to any other person or audience which includes or may include a 'Retail Client(s)'.

Where information presented in this website and any attachments includes ‘General Advice’, this ‘General Advice’ may be an opinion, rating or recommendation about, or relating to, a Financial Product(s), which is based solely on the investment merits of the Financial Product(s). It is ‘Advice’ which does NOT take account of, and does not address the question of the suitability of the Financial Product(s) for, your investment objectives, financial situation or needs. It is NOT ‘Personal Advice’. GCI Australia’s AFS Licence does NOT authorise it to provide ‘Personal Advice’. Therefore, before relying on the ‘General Advice’ either to do or not do certain things, you should consider whether it is appropriate to do so. Where this information refers to a Financial Product, you should read the current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for the Financial Product before making an investment decision in response to this presentation.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. We do not endorse any information from ‘third-party’ research providers that we provide to you, unless we specifically say so.

SINGAPORE - Important Information: Information provided on this website is intended for general information only. Neither GCI Australia Pty Ltd or any of its affiliates is, whether by itself or through any agents, making an offer or solicitation, or inviting you to make an offer to subscribe for, purchase or deal in any products, including without limitation, any funds specified on the website.

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Environment, Social and Governance

We help investors preserve capital in a sustainable and compliant manner.

  • We are a trusted partner providing high quality investment services
  • We help our clients and the sector to stay compliant
  • We act as a guardian and facilitate our client’s investments
  • Our people invest the time to get to know our clients, so that we know how to best service them.

GCI’s Environmental, Social and Governance criteria underpins our activities across all jurisdictions where we operate. It sets out our approach to sustainable purpose and forms the basis of our decisions by focusing on business ethics, compliance, people and culture.

About US

Our team

Renny Ellis

Director, CEO & CIO

25 years’ Financial Services experience working for HSBC, Prudential-Bache, BNP and UBS across roles such as debt origination, corporate advisory, stock broking, futures, management and marketing.

Andrew McQueen

Investment & Portfolio Manager

30 years of Financial Services and Superannuation Investment experience with Equipsuper, Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch. His responsibilities have included institutional equities broking with responsibility for Australian, Asian and global equities. Management responsibilities including capital commitment and underwriting for a global investment bank. Andrew was also responsible for managing $7 billion AUD of superannuation investments including equities, fixed interest, cash and unlisted assets as well as managing the funds currency hedging program.

Gary Tapp

Business Support, Risk & Operations

35 years’ financial services industry experience including more than 25 with leading international investment firms covering client services, risk management, operations and acting as lead database and process management consultant.

Scott Clayton

Owner, Securities and Futures Compliance Services Pty Ltd

Handles compliance for GCI.

Tristan Parag

Credit Analyst

Tristan started working at GCI Australia in November of 2017 as a graduate undertaking administrative/research role. Now an analyst, Tristan has become much more involved in the business, providing the portfolio managers with research and financial analysis on listed/unlisted entities as well as assisting with portfolio/funds management maintenance. In 2017 Tristan graduated from Latrobe University with a Bachelor of International Business (Economics major).

Michael Strachan

Investment & Portfolio Manager

Michael has extensive investment experience across both traditional asset classes and alternative investments, having worked in investment management organisations and pension funds. His most recent role was CIO of Equipsuper where he was responsible for multiple defined benefit, define contribution and allocated pension plans and managed internal equity, fixed income and infrastructure portfolios, active asset allocation, as well as all external manager selection and relationships. Michael currently serves on the Investment Committee of a major Australian agricultural sector endowment, the Gardiner Foundation. He has a BSc (Hons), PhD and MBA from The University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Elva Steyn

Head of Distribution

Predominantly focusing on relationships with intermediaries including IFAs, dealer groups, platforms, fund managers and sub-institutional clients. Elva’s focus is to provide access to bespoke opportunities not usually available to the sub-institutional market. She has over 16 years’ experience working with various financial intermediaries, helping them source suitable investments for their clients across multiple asset classes and risk profiles.

Sunetha Parag

Manager – Administration, Finance & Internal Compliance

Sunetha works closely with the entire team to gain an integral understanding of all aspects of the business, allowing her to have full oversight on the business to affect her compliance role. Additionally, this affords her a strong marketing perspective, enabling her to identify marketing opportunities and act as a conduit for the flow of the information to all of the firm’s clients.

Organisational Structure

Contact Us

If you want to know more we have a dedicated team waiting to speak to you – please get in touch

Contact Elva Steyn Email: elva@gciaustralia.comPhone: +61 (0) 432 888 527

If you want to know more we have a dedicated team waiting to speak to you – please get in touch

Contact Elva Steyn
Email: elva@gciaustralia.com
Phone: +61 (0) 432 888 527