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In this section we explore investing basics, common themes and information to help guide your investing journey. 

The information provided is general information only. The information does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. You should consider your own investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs before acting upon any information provided in this document and consider seeking advice from a financial adviser if necessary.

September 27, 2019

It pays to pick the right industry

By George Hadjia

Peter Lynch, the legendary investor, once quipped that it’s best to invest in businesses that any idiot could run, because sooner or later one will. This begs the question of what drives the economic returns of businesses: is it the competitive forces of that industry or the skill of management? It’s likely a combination of both.
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September 12, 2019

How to navigate this confusing market

By Andrew Macken

Andrew Macken joined Tom Piotrowski at CommSec on the Executive Series to discuss the outlook for global markets. With a wide range of possible outcomes for many global scenarios there are some key themes which you should be aware of. Watch here.
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September 6, 2019

Five things to know about our new small companies fund

By Scott Phillips

If you’re looking for growth, then a good place to find it is among the smaller companies universe. That’s why Montgomery has decided to launch a new small companies fund focused on businesses outside the ASX100. This article is designed to share some information for would-be investors.

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September 5, 2019

Holding for the long-term

By George Hadjia

“Our favorite stock holding period is forever” Warren Buffett once mused. On the surface this might sound at odds with the adage of buy low and sell high, given the absence of any selling. It’s worth exploring what Buffett meant, and the circumstances in which it might make sense to follow this piece of advice.

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September 2, 2019

What does life cycle investing mean?

By Dominic Rose

The small-cap universe (outside the ASX100) is vast and varied, comprising around 2,000 companies operating across a broad array of industries and ranging in size from just a few million dollars in market value to multiple billions.
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July 30, 2019

One thing to look out for this reporting season

By Stuart Jackson

   In this week’s video insight Stuart provides commentary on one of the issues we will be monitoring this reporting season. After a fairly brutal confession season, analyst forecasts for earnings per share growth from the industrial stocks (excluding financials) in FY2019 has been reduced markedly. Find out why potential risk lies is in the guidance statements.
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July 22, 2019

How to profit from short selling

By Joseph Kim

As you likely know, short selling is a trading strategy that involves borrowing and then selling shares in a business, with the aim of buying them back and returning them when the share price falls. What you may not realise is that it’s possible to take advantage when other investors short sell a stock.
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July 11, 2019

Who’s selling you that stock?

By George Hadjia

Being successful as an investors requires finding and capitalising on inefficiencies in the market. Perhaps the biggest source of market inefficiency remains the human being – optimism or pessimism – leaving mispriced securities in our wake.
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June 18, 2019

Finding value, the marginal return on capital

By Stuart Jackson

In assessing the value of a company, the market tends to focus almost exclusively on the outlook for earnings growth. While obviously important, this ignores other variables that are equally relevant in determining whether a stock represents a good investment from both a quality and a valuation perspective.
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Montgomery Global Equities Fund (ASX:MOGL)

Global
Available on the ASX as an Exchange Traded Managed Fund, invests in 15 to 30 quality global businesses for long-term capital growth with a target distribution yield of 4.5% per annum. Mirrors the strategy of the Montgomery Global Fund.
Unlisted From $25,000

Montgomery Global Fund

Global
Invests in 15 to 30 quality global businesses for long-term capital growth. Priced daily. Mirrors the strategy of the Montgomery Global Equities Fund (ASX:MOGL).
Unlisted from $25,000

The Montgomery Fund

Australia/NZ
Aims to provide long-term growth and income by investing in 20 to 40 high-quality Australian and New Zealand businesses trading at attractive valuations. Priced daily.
New Fund

Montgomery Small Companies Fund

Australia/NZ
Aims to provide long-term growth by investing in 30 to 50 high quality, undervalued, Australian and NZ small and emerging companies with strong growth potential. Priced daily.
Unlisted from $1 Million

The Montgomery [Private] Fund

Australia/NZ
Seeks to deliver absolute returns from a portfolio of high-quality Australian and New Zealand businesses. Capital preservation is paramount. By invitation only.

Alternate Equity Strategies

Unlisted from $50,000

Montgomery Alpha Plus Fund

Global
Aims to generate positive returns in both rising and falling markets. Invests in 80 to 180 global businesses expected to deliver above-average returns, while selling short a similar-sized portfolio expected to deliver below-average returns. Priced daily.
Unlisted from $50,000

Montaka Global Access Fund

Global
Aims to generate materially higher risk-adjusted returns, net of fees, than is generally available in the equities market over the medium term. Priced monthly. Provides retail investors access to the Montaka Global Fund.
Unlisted From $1 Million

Montaka Global Fund

Global
Aims to generate materially higher risk-adjusted returns, net of fees, than is generally available in the equities market over the medium term. By invitation only.