Alpha Fund Managers


Investment objective

The Alpha Enhanced Yield Fund is designed for investors seeking high yields with moderate capital preservation, by investing in a globally-diversified portfolio of fixed interest and high yield securities. It aims to outperform Cash +1% (Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index + 1.0%) over rolling 3 year periods. The Fund may invest in a portfolio of global government, semi-government, corporate, mortgage, asset-backed, high-yield and emerging-market sovereign debt, and other fixed interest securities - while seeking to preserve capital through diversification and prudent investment management.

Investments held

The Alpha Enhanced Yield Fund gains global exposure to a diversified range of fixed interest and hybrid securities, by investing into fixed interest and hybrid securities managed funds.

Minimum suggested investment timeframe

The minimum suggested investment timeframe for the Alpha Enhanced Yield Fund is 3 to 5 years. The minimum suggested timeframe is a general guide only, and does not take into account your individual circumstances. We advise investors to seek financial advice to determine an appropriate investment period for the Alpha Enhanced Yield Fund.

Investment Managers

PIMCO Australia

PIMCO Australia Pty Ltd ('PIMCO'), is a leader global investment management firm with more than $790 billion in assets under management as of 30 September 2008 and more than 1000 employees in offices in Newport Beach, New York, Singapore, Tokyo, London, Sydney, Munich, Toronto, and Hong Kong. Throughout PIMCO's 37-year history, they have been at the forefront in sectors like mortgage-backed securities and emerging market bonds. PIMCO remain's at the forefront today, pioneering the use of innovative solutions for their clients, including portable alpha and absolute return strategies.

Legg Mason Global Asset Management

Legg Mason Brandywine is a wholly owned yet independent subsidiary of Legg Mason. Founded in 1986, it now has 230 investment professionals overseeing US$66 billion for clients worldwide. Brandywine offers investors the benefits of an experienced team with an active and value driven investment philosophy.


BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide with funds under management of over US$4 trillion. The firm has approximately 12,200 employees in 30 countries and is a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.


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Information on this page is general advice only and is not personal advice. It does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. Please review a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement to determine if this is a suitable investment to meet your needs or speak to your financial adviser before you make any decision to invest.

Funds invested are not guaranteed and their value will rise and fall in line with market forces. Past performance is no guarantee of future return.

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Who should invest?

Investors seeking high yields with moderate capital preservation, by investing in a globally-diversified portfolio of fixed interest and high yield securities

Investments held

Predominantly Australian and global fixed interest and hybrid security managed funds

Investment manager

Alpha Fund Managers Pty Ltd

Responsible entity

Equity Trustees Limited


Bloomberg AusBond Bank +1%

Minimum recommended investment time frame

3 to 5 years

Minimum initial investment


Minimum additional investment


Minimum withdrawal


Minimum balance


Withdrawal of monies under normal circumstances

Within 7 days

Valuation frequency


Unit price

Generally determined each business day based on the Net Asset Value of the Fund

Buy/Sell spread


Income distribution


Management Fees

0.45% p.a. (including service costs)

Indirect costs

Refer to PDS

Performance fees

Refer to PDS

Date of inception

March 2007

Please refer to the Alpha Fund Series PDS for further information