this document in the week 5 folder on LMS). You can of course read the whole document if you
wish but you should focus on pages 4-14.
What are some features of the fund that you would
consider when deciding whether to recommend this fund to your client. Is there any information
that is not provided in the PDS that you feel you would need to know in order to "know your
Fund manager skill/ expertise- Aberdeen is a pure asset manager with $611 billion in AUM.
Operating in Australia since 2000.
Benchmark: It is a real return fund with an objective of 5% pa above inflation (before fees) over a full
market cycle (generally 3 to 5 years).
Management fee is 0.84% pa of Funds' NAV.
The fund does not use leverage
What is not reported in the PDS:
While the investment strategy is discussed, there is no indication of asset allocation breakdown.
There is nothing about corporate governance of the fund
(on page 25, "For further details on
Aberdeen's approach to proxy voting and corporate governance, please refer to the policies set out in
the 'Proxy Voting' section of our website").