Balanced Bond Fund

Investment Objective

To provide investors with capital growth over the long term (7- 10 years) through exposure to a diversified portfolio of assets.

Investment Strategy

The Balanced Bond invests in a diversified portfolio of assets, including both growth securities (i.e. Australian and international shares and property) and income securities (i.e. fixed interest and cash). Exposure to property may include both direct real property investments and investments in listed and unlisted property securities.

Fund Size

$18.20 million (inception date 26/02/2004)

Key Features
Minimum Initial Investment $500
Minimum Additional Investment $500 for a one-off additional payment
Additional Investment Plan Minimum monthly deposit of $100
Minimum Switching Amount $500
Minimum Balance $500
Contribution Fee Nil
Annual Management Fee Net 1.875% p.a.
Suggested Timeframe No Minimum
 Effective Tax Rate 22%


The performance of your bond is measured after taxes and fees within this tax paid bond. For periods of 1 year or longer, the movement is expressed as an annual rate of return. The performance figures below are as at 28 February 2017.

Past performance is not a reliable guide to future performance.

1 years % p.a. 3 years % p.a. 5 years % p.a.
Net Performance 6.84 4.78 7.17

Asset Allocation

Min %  Max %  Actual %  Investment Manager
Australian Shares 20  55  31.39  Centuria/Smallco
International Shares 10 40 12.38 Centuria/ Mason Stevens
Property 0 20 18.59 Centuria –
Cash 0 15 9.64 Citibank/ Macquarie
Australian Fixed Interest 0 35 28.00  Centuria
International Fixed Interest 0 25 0
Alternative Assets 0 15 0

A $10,000 investment in a Centuria Australian Shares Bond made on 1 March 2012 was worth $14,480 five years later on 28 February 2017 after all taxes and fees paid within the bond.

Top 5 Holdings
1. Smallco Broadcap Fund
2. Vanguard All World ex-US-ETF
3. Centuria 8 Australia Avenue
4. Macquarie Treasury Fund
5. Westpac Banking Fixed Interest Securities


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