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BetaShares Managed Risk Global Share Fund (managed fund) (WRLD)


Aims to provide exposure to a broadly diversified portfolio of global shares, while reducing the volatility of the equity investment returns and cushioning downside risk.

Managed Risk Global Share Fund - Overview


Provides exposure to a broadly diversified portfolio of global shares, while seeking to reduce the volatility of the equity investment returns and defend against losses in declining markets

  • Designed specifically for investors looking for exposure to global shares whilst mitigating the risk of market volatility and large drawdowns
  • Obtain equity exposure but alleviate concerns about uncertain financial markets.
  • Advantages

  • Global Equity returns with reduced downside risk - exposure to the majority of the upside total return potential of global share markets over market cycles, with the benefit of potentially reduced downside in declining markets
  • A smoother ride – potential for reduced volatility and a smoother investor experience despite changing market conditions
  • Diversification - investors gain risk-managed exposure to a diversified portfolio of global shares in a single trade
  • Low Cost - cost of fund is lower than traditional active managers focusing on global equities
  • No W-8 BEN forms and no US estate tax implications for investors - simplified tax administration, unlike cross-listed alternatives
  • How to Invest

    BetaShares Managed Risk Global Share Fund is a managed fund whose units can be bought and sold on the ASX

  • You can buy or sell units just like you'd buy or sell any share on the ASX
  • No minimum investment
  • Trade during the ASX trading day
  • Pricing Information - 12-Dec-2016

    Current Price NAV
    Last Trade* $10.32 NAV/Unit* $10.31
    % Change (prev day) 1.47% *As of 12 December 2016
    Bid* (delayed)      
    Offer* (delayed)      

    Profile - 12-Dec-2016

    Net Assets* ($A) $18,554,842
    Units Outstanding* (#) 1,800,018
    Mgmt Fees** (% p.a.) 0.39%
    Distribution Frequency At least annually
    Issuer BetaShares Capital
    Fund Administrator RBC Investor Services
    Custodian RBC Investor Services
    Registry Link Market Services
    Auditor KPMG
    *As of 12 December 2016
    **Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

    Trading Information

    Exchange ASX
    ASX Code WRLD
    Bloomberg Code WRLD AU
    Currency AUD
    Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
    iNAV IRESS Code N/A
    Authorised Participants 1
    Market Makers Susquehanna Pacific
    Marginable Check with your broker
    Short Selling Check with your broker
    SMSF Eligible Yes

    Index Information

    Index N/A
    Index Provider N/A
    Index Ticker N/A
    Bloomberg Index Ticker N/A

    Top Underlying Exposures - 12-Dec-2016

    Name %
    1 Apple Inc 1.9 %
    2 Microsoft Corp 1.5 %
    3 Exxon Mobil Corp 1.2 %
    4 Johnson & Johnson 1.0 %
    5 Berkshire Hathaway Inc 1.0 %
    6 Inc 0.9 %
    7 JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.9 %
    8 General Electric Co 0.9 %
    9 Facebook Inc 0.9 %
    10 Wells Fargo & Co 0.8 %
    As of close of trading 31/10/2016

    The information above shows underlying share exposures of the Fund.

    Sector Allocation

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    Information Technology
    Health Care
    Consumer Discretionary
    Consumer Staples
    Telecommunications Services
    Real estate
    * As of 30 September 2016

    Country Exposure

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    United States
    South Korea
    * As of 30 September 2016

    Fund Returns After Fees (%)

    1 month 3 month 6 month 1 year 3 year p.a 5 year p.a Since Inception (p.a.) Inception Date
    Fund 3.62 % 1.34 % -0.11 % - - - 0.65 % 16-Dec-15
    MSCI World Index (TR, A$) 4.47 % 1.72 % 1.14 % - - - 1.91 % -
    * As at 30 November 2016
    Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Returns are calculated in Australian dollars using net asset value per unit at the start and end of the specified period and do not reflect brokerage or the bid ask spread that investors incur when buying and selling units on the ASX. Returns are after fund management costs, assume reinvestment of any distributions and do not take into account tax paid as an investor in the Fund. Returns for periods longer than one year are annualised. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown.

    Yield Information

    Distribution Frequency At least annually

    Recent Distributions

    Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Distribution
    Unit ($)
    Annual Distribution Return (%) (1)
    01-Jul-2016 04-Jul-2016 18-Jul-2016 $0.0349 -
    1 This is the annual distribution return to the end of the relevant distribution date. The distribution return reflects the contribution to total investment return made by the Fund's distributions. It is calculated as the difference between total Fund return and NAV return. NAV return is the change in the Fund's NAV price. Total return is the NAV return plus reinvestment of all distributions back to the Fund. Past performance not indicative of future performance.

    iNAV is an indicative estimate only, may not reflect the true value of a unit and may be materially out of date at the time viewed. It should not be relied on in making any investment decision. See Terms and Conditions for more information.

    An investment in units of any BetaShares Fund is subject to risk, which may include possible delays in repayment and loss of income and capital invested. The value of units may go down as well as up. Past performance is not an indication of future performance. Before making an investment decision you should consider the relevant PDS (available on this website) with a financial advisor to determine if it is appropriate for your circumstances. Commodity ETFs: The index which each BetaShares commodity ETF aims to track is based on the price of futures contracts.  Investing in commodity futures is not the same as investing in the “spot price” of a given commodity. The ETFs do not aim to, and should not be expected to, provide the same return as the performance of the spot price of the relevant commodities. The performance of ETFs that are linked to commodity futures may be materially different to the spot price for the commodity itself. Also, differences in trading hours of the underlying futures markets and their corresponding BetaShares ETFs may at certain times cause the difference between bid prices and offer prices on the ASX to widen significantly. Investors should carefully consider this potential impact before trading. Please refer to the "Risks" section of the PDS for more information about these and other risk factors. AMP Capital exchange traded managed funds: BetaShares Capital Ltd (ACN 139 566 868, AFSL 341181 ("BetaShares") is the responsible entity and the issuer of units in the AMP CAPITAL GLOBAL PROPERTY SECURITIES FUND (UNHEDGED) (MANAGED FUND), AMP CAPITAL GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITIES FUND (UNHEDGED) (MANAGED FUND) and AMP CAPITAL DYNAMIC MARKETS FUND (HEDGE FUND). AMP Capital Investors Ltd (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232497) (“AMP Capital”) is the investment manager of the Funds and has been appointed by the responsible entity to provide investment management and associated services in respect of the Funds. Neither BetaShares, AMP Capital, nor any other company in the AMP Group guarantees the repayment of capital or the performance of any product or any particular rate of return referred to in this information.

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