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

$26.75 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 27%


The performance of your bond is measured after taxes and fees within this tax paid bond. The performance figures below are as at 28 February 2018.

Past performance is not a reliable guide to future performance.

Centuria Balanced Bond Fund Current financial year 1 year to 30 June 2017
 Net return 8.57% 6.93%
Returns to 28 February 2018 1 year 3 years (%p.a.) 5 years (%p.a.)
Net return 11.47% 6.09% 7.27%
Updated 28/02/18 For periods less than 1 year the return is expressed as a percentage for that corresponding period. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Asset Allocation

Min %  Max %  Actual %  Investment Manager
Australian Shares 20  55  30.90 Centuria/Smallco
International Shares 10 40 9.85 Vanguard
Property 0 20 13.70 Centuria
Cash 0 15 8.86 Macquarie
Australian Fixed Interest 0 35 25.57 Westpac
International Fixed Interest 0 25 0  –
Alternative Assets 0 15 11.12  –

A $10,000 investment in a Centuria Balanced Bond made on 1 March 2013 was worth $14,206 five years later on 28 February 2018 after all taxes and fees paid within the bond.

Top 5 Holdings

  1. Vanguard All World ex-US-ETF
  2. Macquarie Treasury Fund
  3. Smallco Broadcap Fund
  4. CMA – Centuria Metropolitan REIT
  5. Third Link Growth Fund

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