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BetaShares Fund Tax Statements have gone digital

29 Jun 2020

Make sure you have registered your details with Link to receive your BetaShares FY19/20 Fund Tax Statement promptly.

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Every year in July, tax statements are made available to investors in all BetaShares funds that have paid a distribution during the previous financial year. In July 2020 these statements will cover the period commencing 1 July 2019 and ending 30 June 2020.

  • Whereas in previous years these tax statements were printed and sent by post to all unitholders who had not specifically requested them to be communicated electronically, we have now changed the default tax statement communication option from paper post to digital.
  • As such, BetaShares Fund Tax Statements will not be sent via paper post this year unless this is specifically requested via Link.
  • We’ve made this change for unitholder convenience but also to reduce the carbon footprint associated with paper-post sends.

 Click here to learn more.

Supporting the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife

To mark the transition to digital communications, BetaShares is donating 100% of the cost that would have been spent on printing and posting our FY19/20 Fund Tax Statements
to the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife. 


BetaShares brings additional currency-hedged global ETFs to market

10 Jun 2020

ASX: HQLT now available, HNDQ and HETH, coming soon!

We’re proud to announce three new ETFs joining BetaShares’ existing range of currency-hedged global equities ETFs, the largest range of currency-hedged exposures on the market.

BetaShares Global Quality Leaders ETF – Currency Hedged (ASX: HQLT) – just launched

HQLT offers exposure to a diversified portfolio of 150 high quality global companies (ex-Australia) in a single ASX trade.

BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF – Currency Hedged (ASX: HETH)* – coming soon

HETH will provide access to a portfolio of large global companies that meet strict sustainability and ethical standards.  ETHI, the unhedged version of the strategy, is the largest ethical ETF on the ASX.

BetaShares NASDAQ 100 ETF – Currency Hedged (ASX: HNDQ)* – coming soon

HNDQ will enable investors to get exposure to the currency-hedged version of the iconic Nasdaq-100 Index.

Learn more about HQLT, and register your interest for HETH and HNDQ.

*Subject to final regulatory approval

BetaShares S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC) – coming soon to the ASX

26 Feb 2020

We are pleased to announce BetaShares S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC) will be available soon on the ASX*.

Register your interest here.

BetaShares’ S&P/ASX Australian Technology ETF (ASX: ATEC) will aim to track the S&P/ASX All Technology Index, and will provide exposure to ASX-listed companies in a range of tech-related market segments such as information technology, consumer electronics, online retail and medical technology. The Index’s largest holdings currently include Wisetech, REA Group, Xero, Afterpay and

Learn more and register your interest to be notified at the time of launch.

*Subject to final regulatory approval

Now available on the ASX: BetaShares’ low-cost, multi-asset Diversified ETFs

12 Dec 2019

We’re excited to announce our series of Diversified ETFs are now available on the ASX:

BetaShares Diversified High Growth ETF – ASX: DHHF (90% growth/10% defensive)

BetaShares Diversified Growth ETF – ASX: DGGF (70% growth/30% defensive)

BetaShares Diversified Balanced ETF – ASX: DBBF (50% growth/50% defensive)

BetaShares Diversified Conservative Income ETF – ASX: DZZF (25% growth/75% defensive)

The ETFs offer a low-cost, simple way to access a well-rounded investment portfolio in a single trade on the ASX.  For example, via the Diversified Balanced ETF an investor can get exposure to more than 15,000 securities across six asset classes, listed on over 60 exchanges, for a management fee of less than 1 cent a day for every $1,000 invested.

“The ETFs bring a robustly-constructed portfolio within easy reach of investors regardless of age, experience, and financial resources”, says BetaShares’ CEO, Alex Vynokur.

Learn more about the BetaShares Diversified ETF series here.

BetaShares / Investment Trends ETF Report 2019

04 Dec 2019

In partnership with Investment Trends, we’re pleased to launch the findings of our annual ETF industry research. Explore more of the findings and request a copy of the report here.

About the Report

The BetaShares/Investment Trends ETF Report is the leading quantitative research study of the Australian ETF industry. Based on responses of approximately 8,000 investors and 800 financial planners, the study contains insights into the size and growth of the industry as well as the investment behaviour and preferences of current and ‘next wave’ ETF investors, SMSFs and financial advisers.

Request a copy of the report here >>

BetaShares Diversified ETFs – coming soon to the ASX

25 Nov 2019

We are pleased to announce the BetaShares Diversified ETFs will be available soon on the ASX*. Register your interest here.

BetaShares Diversified ETFs are a series of four low-cost investment solutions, designed to simplify portfolio construction and asset allocation decisions. In one investment, gain exposure to a carefully constructed portfolio that’s diversified across asset classes, including shares, property, bonds and cash, and across Australian and global markets.

Each ETF has varying allocations to growth assets and defensive assets, enabling you to choose an ETF that is aligned with your investment goals and risk profile:

  • DHHF BetaShares Diversified High Growth ETF (90% growth, 10% defensive)
  • DGGF BetaShares Diversified Growth ETF (70% growth, 30% defensive)
  • DBBF BetaShares Diversified Balanced ETF (50% growth, 50% defensive)
  • DZZF BetaShares Diversified Conservative Income ETF (25% growth, 75% defensive)

Learn more and register your interest to be notified at the time of launch.

*Subject to final regulatory approval

BetaShares 2019 Giveaway – winner announced

21 Aug 2019

Congratulations to Claire Hedges from Melbourne, the winner of the 2019 BetaShares Giveaway. Claire selected “Socially Responsible Companies” as the fund she’d add to her investment portfolio and has received $3,000 of units in the BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: ETHI).

Interview highlights:

Why did you select ETHI as the fund you’d like to own?

I selected ETHI as the fund I’d like to own as I like to invest ethically, supporting companies which are serious about climate change and having positive impacts on society. I also like the low management fees and admire the performance of ETHI in the market.

Why did you start investing?

I started investing because I wanted to do something productive with my savings and I saw investing in ETFs as a proactive way to beat inflation. It’s also giving me an opportunity to plan ahead and help provide stability for me later in life

If you had one snippet of advice to give to anyone thinking about investing, what would you say to encourage them to get started?

I would encourage anyone who’s thinking about investing to take the leap and start. It’s daunting at first and there’s a lot to know but the best way to learn and gain confidence is by making that initial investment.


Thank you to everyone who entered and keep engaged with BetaShares for future giveaways, ETF investing information and portfolio construction tips.