ASX BBOZ | Australian Equities Strong Bear Fund | BetaShares
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Fund Objective

BBOZ seeks to generate magnified returns that are negatively correlated to the returns of the Australian sharemarket. The Fund expects to generate a magnified positive return when the S&P/ASX 200 Accumulation Index falls (and a magnified negative return when the index rises).

Fund Strategies

A 1% fall in the Australian sharemarket on a given day can generally be expected to deliver a 2% to 2.75% increase in the value of the Fund (and vice versa).

NB: The Fund’s portfolio exposure is actively monitored and adjusted to stay within a -2x to -2.75x range on any given day. The Fund’s returns will not necessarily be in the range -2x to -2.75x over periods longer than a day, due to the effects of rebalancing and compounding of investment returns over time. Investors should monitor their investment to ensure it continues to meet their investment objectives.
The Fund uses futures to obtain its exposure rather than the underlying shares. As the futures market closes at a later time to the share market, at times the Fund’s performance for a given day may differ from that indicated by the share market.  

Gearing magnifies gains and losses and may not be a suitable strategy for all investors. 

Benefits of BBOZ

Hedge your portfolio

Protect your portfolio from market declines, without having to sell your shares and crystallise capital gains.

Profit from declining markets

BBOZ gives you the opportunity to make magnified gains when the Australian sharemarket falls.


Investing in BBOZ avoids the costs and complications of futures, CFDs and short selling. Investors are not exposed to margin calls.

How to Invest

  • You can buy or sell units just like you’d buy or sell any share on the ASX.
  • Fund requires no minimum investment.


Pricing Information 2 December 2021

Current Price
Last Trade* -
% Change (prev day) -
Bid (delayed) -
Offer (delayed) -
iNAV (live)**
iNAV stands for Indicative Net Asset Value. It provides an estimate of the net asset value of the Fund during the ASX trading day.
* Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
** As at 2 December 2021 03:20:12 PM
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NAV/Unit* $4.50
* As at 1 December 2021


Net Assets* ($A) $286,149,947
Units Outstanding* (#) 63,600,000
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 1.38%
Distribution Frequency Annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Not available
Issuer BetaShares Capital Ltd
Fund Administrator Citigroup Pty Limited
Custodian Citigroup Pty Limited
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor KPMG
* As at 1 December 2021
**Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

Trading Information

Bloomberg Code BBOZ AU
Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)

Index Information

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

Portfolio Composition

Name %
1 Cash & Cash Equivalents* 100
The Fund's Portfolio may comprise cash, cash equivalents and a short futures position in ASX SPI 200 futures. For full details see our resources section

Short Exposure

Range* (%) -200% to -275%
Current Portfolio Exposure ** (%) -229.8%
* As at 2 December 2021
*Calculated as the Fund's short exposure to the S&P/ASX 200 Acc Index as a percentage of the Fund's net asset value.
**Represents the Fund's approximate exposure, for the above date, to movements in the S&P/ASX 200 Acc Index, as measured by the futures contract held in the Fund. For example, if the Fund's Portfolio Exposure is -230% (or -2.30x) and the S&P/ASX 200 Index goes down 1% that day, the Fund would be expected to go up approximately 2.30% that day, before fees and expenses. The Fund is actively managed and the portfolio exposure will change on a daily basis, affecting returns over time."


Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund S&P/ASX 200 Accum. Index
1 month 0.29% -0.10%
3 months -0.71% 0.51%
6 months -13.75% 6.34%
1 year -46.60% 27.96%
3 year p.a -34.13% 11.92%
5 year p.a -27.76% 10.88%
Since inception (p.a) -22.19% 7.69%
Inception date 17-Apr-15 -
* As at 29 October 2021


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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 Annual
12 Mth Distribution Yield* (%) -
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
*As at 30 April 2021. Yield figures are calculated by summing the prior 12 month net and gross fund per unit distributions divided by the fund closing NAV per unit. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

Recent Distributions

Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Distribution Unit ($) Annual Distribution Return (%) (1)
1-Jul-15 3-Jul-15 20-Jul-15 $2.41389 -
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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.


ASX Announcements: BBOZ

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Factsheet - BBOZ
Fund Flyer - BBOZ
Brochure - BetaShares Bear Hedge Fund Series
BetaShares Bear Funds - Recent FAQs
Portfolio Holdings
Product Disclosure Statement - BBOZ
Product Disclosure Statement Update – 4 October 2021
Annual Report - June 2021
Interim Financial Report - December 2020
BBOZ Annual Hedge Fund Report – 2020
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