Our Private Office

The Montgomery
[Private] Fund

A concentrated, all-cap wholesale Australian equities fund seeking to deliver absolute returns from a portfolio of high-quality Australian and New Zealand businesses. Capital preservation is paramount. Investments start from $1 million and entry is by invitation or referral.

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  • Invests in a concentrated high conviction portfolio of 15 to 30 companies
  • Investment approach incorporates hitherto unavailable proprietary methods and techniques
  • Information and insights about stock holdings available on request


  • The flexibility to preserve capital and hold 100% in cash at times in order to manage risk
  • Investors enjoy a high level of personalised contact and access
  • Distributions may carry imputation or other tax credits

Inside the The Montgomery [Private] Fund


Our Approach

Montgomery is focused on the ownership of high quality businesses – that can be purchased at attractive valuations – and generating superior returns over the long term. We are value investors committed to preserving and growing your capital. Read more about our investment approach.

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Comparative Returns Since Inception to 31/08/2020 (After all fees)

The Montgomery [Private] Fund
ASX 300 Accum. Index
ASX 200 Industrials Accum. Index (Benchmark)
Out/Under performance (Benchmark)
Average Cash Balance

Most Recent Unit Price*

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*this is a forward pricing fund, the price you receive is based on close of market prices.

Fund Performance

Comparative Returns Since Inception to 31/08/2020 (After all fees)

  The Montgomery [Private] Fund ASX 200 Industrials Accum. Index Out/Under Performance
3 months 3.95% -0.78% 4.73%
6 months -4.83% -10.42% 5.59%
12 months -2.42% -12.89% 10.47%
3 years (p.a) 5.04% 3.44% 1.60%
5 years (p.a) 5.67% 8.46% -2.79%
7 years (p.a) 6.39% 10.04% -3.65%
9 years (p.a) 8.77% 10.09% -1.32%
Since inception 117.22% 116.60% 0.62%
Compound annual return 8.34% 8.30% 0.04%
The Montgomery [Private] Fund inception date is 23/12/2010. Performance is net of fees and assumes distributions are reinvested, which is industry standard. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.
Performance Chart
Income Distribution
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June 2020  
 Distribution per unit  3.8429 cents
Reinvestment price  $1.1091
June 2019  
Distribution per unit 6.0173 cents
Reinvestment price $1.2014
June 2018  
Distribution per unit 12.0517 cents
Reinvestment price $1.2036
June 2017  
Distribution per unit 6.1093 cents
Reinvestment price $1.2126
June 2016  
Distribution per unit 17.2143 cents
Reinvestment price $1.2534
June 2015  
Distribution per unit 14.6151 cents
Reinvestment price $1.2553
June 2014  
Distribution per unit 4.4934 cents
Reinvestment price $1.2346
June 2013  
Distribution per unit 12.8334 cents
Reinvestment price $1.1854
June 2012  
Distribution per unit 2.8771 cents
Reinvestment price $1.0263

You should read the Information Memorandum before deciding to acquire the product.

Units in The Montgomery [Private] Fund are issued by the Funds trustee Fundhost Limited (ABN 69 092 517 087) (AFSL: 233045). Before making any decision to make or hold any investment in the Fund you should consider the Information Memorandum in full. You should not base an investment decision simply on past performance. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. The investment returns of the Fund are not guaranteed, and so the value of an investment may rise or fall.

How to Invest

After an initial discussion with Montgomery about investing in The Montgomery [Private] Fund:


Read the Information
Memorandum in full


Complete the application form and ID requirements and send this to the Administrator


Transfer the funds and an investment confirmation will be issued by the Administrator

For assistance completing the application form, you can speak directly with the Administrator, Fundhost Limited on 02 8223 5400.


Please call David Buckland or Dean Curnow on 02 8046 5000 to discuss The Montgomery [Private] Fund in more detail.

Register Your Interest
02 8046 5000
David Buckland
Chief Executive Officer
david buckland
Dean Curnow
National Account Manager
dean curnow

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. How often does The Montgomery [Private] Fund price?

    The Net Asset Value (after expenses) is calculated weekly, every Thursday.

  • 2. How is the portfolio constructed?

    The Montgomery [Private] Fund’s portfolio is built up stock-by-stock. As each company that meets the Fund’s criteria is added, the portfolio should exhibit characteristics the average value of which is superior to the broader markets. As a consequence, the portfolio should also demonstrate below-average characteristics for business risk.

    Also consequently, investment weightings will vary considerably from general industry benchmarks such as the S&P/ASX 200. Please refer to the Information Memorandum Section 3 for more information on the investment strategy and process.

  • 3. What is the minimum initial investment?

    A minimum initial investment of $1,000,000 is required. Montgomery Investment Management can waive this minimum at their discretion.

    Investors can add to their initial investment at any time, through a lump sum additional investment, for which there is a minimum of $50,000. Additional investments will be processed weekly.

  • 4. How often is income paid?

    Any income distributions are paid annually (as at 30 June each year). Distributions can be reinvested in full back into the Fund or paid out entirely to the financial institution account nominated on your application form. We distribute all taxable income to investors each year, including any taxable capital gains. Distributions may also carry imputation or other tax credits. Generally, net income is difficult to predict, and the size of distributions may vary from year to year. There may be periods when net income could be negative and no distribution is made.

  • 5. How can I see my unit balance and investment value online?

    Our administrator, Fundhost, has a portal that investors can access to see their balance and download all statements. Once invested, you will be given registration details. 

    Access the Fundhost client log in here

  • 6. How do I redeem my funds?

    To redeem your holding, simply fill out the Redemption Request form with the required notice period and have it signed by the authorised signatories on the account. Please see the manage my investments section.

    Redemptions can be made semi-annually at 31 January and 31 July.

    Withdrawal requests will be processed using the unit price effective for 31 July or 31 January (as appropriate).

    Fundhost must receive your request by 4pm Sydney time 45 days before 31 July or 31 January (as appropriate).

    Withdrawal requests at other times may be permitted but will attract a Redemption Levy of 0.5%, which is retained by the Fund. Please refer to the Information Memorandum Section 4 for more information.

  • 7. Do you pay any advisers remuneration?

    No commissions are paid by us to any financial advisers.

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