Australian Small Cap Systematic Alpha Fund

Investment Objective

The Blue Orbit Australian Small Cap Systematic Alpha Fund aims to deliver long-term capital growth. It seeks to outperform the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Index over the medium to long-term by investing in a diversified portfolio of small capitalisation listed equity securities.

The Blue Orbit team has decades of experience in researching and managing quantitative equity strategies for large institutions, pension and sovereign wealth funds globally. Blue Orbit’s investment strategy is based around proprietary Alpha Signals that have been designed specifically for small caps, with each designed to outperform in different market environments. These Signals are then combined using a sophisticated, risk controlled portfolio construction process to create the final Fund portfolio.

Investment Approach

Blue Orbit manages funds the way they will be managed in the future- combining human expertise with cutting edge technology and systems.

Fund Facts

  • Fund TypeWholesale/Sophisticated Investors Only
  • Fund BenchmarkS&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Index
  • Performance Inception11th October 2019
  • Minimum investment timeframe5 years
  • Average no of stocks80-100
  • Minimum investment and Withdrawal Amounts$500,000 (initial investment), $100,000 (additional investment), $100,000 (Withdrawal)
  • Unit ValuationMonthly
  • Applications and WithdrawalsMonthly
  • Distribution FrequencyYearly (30 June)
  • Management Fee0.80% (plus GST)
  • Performance Fee20% (plus GST) of outperformance of Benchmark Return Payable annually. Only payable if returns in excess of previous High water Mark
  • Buy/Sell Spread+0.20% application / -0.20% withdrawal
  • TrusteeBlue Orbit Asset Management Pty Ltd

How to Invest

To invest in our funds, please ensure you have read the Fund Investment Memorandum.

Investors and financial advisers can apply by downloading and completing a paper application form. To download a copy of our application form, please download from the Fund Documents section.

Please ensure you provide all the necessary Identification documents as outlined within the form.
Once your application has been completed, please submit it to Blue Orbit’s investment registry as per the details in the application form.

For any assistance or further information please contact us on clientservice@blueorbitam.com

Fund Performance

As at 31 August 20221 Month3 Month6 Month1 Year2 Year (p.a.)Since Inception (p.a.)
Blue Orbit Australian Small Cap Systematic Alpha Fund 0.59%-3.51%-5.91%-16.42%2.20%-1.16%
Benchmark0.58%-2.59%-6.08%-14.66%5.13%3.75%
Excess Return0.01%-0.92%0.18%-1.76%-2.94%-4.91%

Fund Returns shown are Total Returns, Net of Fees. Returns shown for the Lead Unit Series (October 2019).
Fund Inception Date is 11 October 2019. Performance for periods less than 1 year has not been annualised.
Benchmark is the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index.

Unit Prices

DateEntry PriceNAV PriceExit Price
31/08/20220.89870.89690.8951
29/07/20220.89340.89160.8898
30/06/20220.85290.85120.8495

This website has been prepared for the general information of clients and professional associates of Blue Orbit Asset Management Pty. Ltd., ABN: 74 623 916 816 | AFSL: 513710 (“Blue Orbit”).  Blue Orbit is the Investment Manager and Trustee of the Blue Orbit Australian Small Cap Systematic Alpha Fund (“the Fund”). This website has been prepared for use by wholesale clients only (within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and no other persons.

Information presented in this website is general information only, and is not intended to constitute personal advice or recommendations. This information has not taken into account your investment objectives, financial situation or needs.  We strongly recommend that you seek your own professional financial and legal advice prior to any investment decision. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy at the time of compilation, Blue Orbit  makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of this information, nor that it is free from error. You should read the information memorandum or other offer document for the fund and consider whether an investment is appropriate for you.

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