Colchester EmergingMarkets Bond Fund

Fund Overview

The Colchester Emerging Markets Bond Fund aims to generate income and increase the amount invested in a globally diversified portfolio of government bonds and currencies in emerging markets.

Portfolio characteristics

  • Potential for higher income and attractive capital returns over the medium term
  • Higher volatility compared to developed market government bonds
  • Potentially less liquidity during times of market stress

May be suitable for investors who want

  • Attractive medium term income and potential capital growth
  • Access to emerging market sovereign bonds and are comfortable with higher relative volatility compared developed bond markets
  • An investment that may be less volatile than emerging market equities and high yield over the medium term
  • Access to a fixed interest fund manager with a long and successful track record of making prudent investment decisions in the emerging market sector

Potential Benefits for Investors

  • Opportunity to receive higher income distributions relative to developed market bond funds
  • Greater medium term growth in investment principal

Why choose Colchester Emerging Market Bond Fund

  • Access Colchester’s expertise in local emerging market bonds without requiring a large investment mandate commitment

Why choose Colchester?

  • One of the most experienced fixed income managers in the local currency emerging market segment
  • Focused on investing in liquid emerging markets that are generally of a higher credit quality within the opportunity set
  • Well-established and stable Investment Team
  • Consistent outperformance over the long term

For detailed information on our Emerging Markets capability

Fund Facts


Investment Objective

To generate income and increase the amount invested by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of government bonds & currencies in emerging markets; and the preservation and enhancement of principal.


Investment Style

Value style investing focussing on real yield and real exchange rate valuations with fundamental research on financial stability.

BenchmarkJP Morgan (GBI EM) Global Diversified Index Unhedged in AUD
TimeframeInvestment suggested over 5 to 7 years
PricingDaily
LiquidityDaily
Minimum Application*$1 million or as per platform minimum
Management Fee0.75% p.a.
Buy/Sell Fee0.15/0.15%
Performance Feenil

Fund Classes

 APIR CodeInception DateCurrencyDistributionsInvestor Type
Class IETL3065AU21/12/2017AUD UnhedgedQuarterlyAustralian or New Zealand Wholesale, IDPS**
Class AETL9820AUtbaAUD Unhedged AnnualAustralian or New Zealand Wholesale, IDPS
 APIR CodeInception DateCurrencyDistributionsInvestor Type
Class IETL3065AU21/12/2017AUD UnhedgedQuarterlyAustralian or New Zealand Wholesale, IDPS**
Class AETL9820AUtbaAUD Unhedged AnnualAustralian or New Zealand Wholesale, IDPS

*In certain circumstances Colchester may accept lower minimums for Wholesale investors applying directly**IDPS refers to Investor Directed Platform Services

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