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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.

December 3, 2019
WHITE PAPERS

Part I: Low Rates, Assets Inflate

By Andrew Macken

Across the developed world, historically low interest rates are the new normal – not just temporary. Our latest Whitepaper points to five structural reasons driving this change. Although low rates are highly advantageous for those with an ability to buy assets, they come with some strong downsides.
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October 21, 2019

Why you need to include cybersecurity in your investment thesis

By Andreas Lundberg

According to the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Review, cybercrime is costing the nation up to $1 billion annually in direct costs alone. And the costs are rising. Clearly, it’s time for investors to factor the risk, and potential impact, of cyberattacks on the businesses they invest in.
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October 18, 2019

Why I think NextDC is undervalued

By Gary Rollo

What’s going on with the share price of data center provider NextDC (ASX: NXT)? Over the past year, it has massively underperformed other firms in both the tech and AREIT sectors.
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October 15, 2019

Where does Montgomery invest its cash?

By Dean Curnow

For those unaware, Montgomery has a dual objective in its flagship equity strategies being The Montgomery Fund and Montgomery Global Fund, and that is to outperform their respective, full invested equity benchmarks over the medium to longer term, whilst also aiming to preserve invested capital as much as we can in equity markets.
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October 11, 2019

Are stock valuations naturally biased upwards?

By Daniel Wu

Conventional wisdom and historical evidence support the observation that “stock prices always go up over time”. On a long enough timeline, stock returns of substantially all developed countries have been positive, driven by inflation and real GDP growth if nothing else.
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October 4, 2019

Why valuation still matters

By Joseph Kim

There has been a lot written about the death of value investing, and how growth investing has outperformed significantly over recent years. However, it is important to distinguish the difference between the traditional concepts of “value” investing – i. e.
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October 1, 2019

Why did Nufarm’s share price rally following its result?

By Stuart Jackson

The share price of agricultural chemical company Nufarm (ASX:NUF) increased 26 per cent on Monday following the release of its earnings results for the 12 months to July 2019. The company also announced the sale of its Latin American businesses to its major shareholder, Sumitomo. The earnings results were largely in line with sell side analyst forecasts.
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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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Concentrated High Conviction Equities

Listed

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.