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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.

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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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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Our Funds

Concentrated High Conviction Equities


Montgomery Global Equities Fund (ASX:MOGL)

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

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

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.

Montgomery Small Companies Fund

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

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

New Fund

Montaka Global Extension Fund (ASX: MKAX)

An ASX-quoted managed fund, typically, the Fund seeks to hold 15 to 30 long positions and partially offsets these with 10 to 40 short positions, operating with 130% exposure to its long portfolio and 30% exposure to its short portfolio, resulting in a net market exposure of around 100%. Features a target distribution yield of 5% per annum.
Unlisted from $50,000

Montaka Global Access Fund

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 $1million

Montaka Global 130/30 Fund

Provides the opportunity to benefit from both the gains of extraordinary businesses and the declines of deteriorating businesses through a global equity active extension strategy, which has the potential to significantly outperform the broader equities market over time. Seeks to generate double-digit annual average returns, net of fees. Daily priced.
Unlisted From $1 Million

Montaka Global Fund

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.