The Fairview Equity Partners Emerging Companies Fund

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The Fairview Equity Partners Emerging Companies Fund invests in an actively managed portfolio of mainly small cap equities listed, or expected to be listed, on the Australian share market.


Fund objective: The Fund aims to earn a return (after fees) which exceeds the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Total Return Index (Benchmark) over rolling five-year period.


Net performance


As at 31 May 20243 mths
1 yr
3 yrs
% p.a.
5 yrs
% p.a.
10 yrs
% p.a.
Since inception
Fairview Equity Partners Emerging Companies Fund*1.4514.332.478.469.2311.02
Benchmark (S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Total Return Index)1.5310.92-
Excess return *-0.083.412.554.282.755.85

*Fund inception date 8 October 2008.
Net returns are calculated net of management and performance fees and are pre-tax. Returns over 12 months are annualised. Source: Fairview Equity Partners, MLC Asset Management Services Limited and FactSet, 31 May 2024. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.


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Unit Price

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Portfolio Managers

• Michael Glenane

• Leo Barry

• Tim Hall

Fund size 31/12/23

$545 million

Inception date

8 October 2008


S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Total Return Index

Performance fee

20.5% of the excess return that is paid.

Average no. of stocks

50 – 65

Buy/Sell spread

+0.30% on application and

-0.30% on withdrawal

APIR code


Minimum suggested timeframe

5 years or more (please note this is a guide not a recommendation)

Management fee

1.20% pa of the Fund’s net asset value (including GST net of Reduced Input Tax Credit).

Minimum initial investment


Minimum additional investment


Risk level (expected volatility)

Very high: While the Fund offers investors the potential for higher returns over the long term compared to funds investing in other types of assets such as fixed income or cash, the high levels of volatility in the Fund means the likelihood of the value of your investments going down over the short term is relatively very high.

Distribution frequency


Indicative asset allocation ranges

Australian shares: 90%–100%

Cash and cash equivalents: 0%–10%


Research ratings

Lonsec: Recommended

Zenith: Recommended

Morningstar: Bronze




The above is just a snapshot of the Fund's terms and features. Further terms and conditions are set out in the Fund's PDS.