DSFin Services secured the management of our own Unit Trust’s since 2010. These funds are managed by Novare Wealth from March 2017 and amalgamated with Optimum to provide the best financial product as we focused on cost reduction. These funds are managed passively to achieve this objective.
Our joint aim with Novare Wealth is to continue to manage these funds according to our unique investment approach in order to complete our existing range of products.
Optimum BCI Property Fund
The OPTIMUM BCI Property Fund aims to provide investors with a combination of high income and long term capital appreciation.
The investable universe of the portfolio includes property securities, property collective investment schemes, property loan stock, real estate equity, money market instruments, bonds, preference shares, fixed deposits and other interest bearing securities and assets in liquid form. The portfolio will invest at least 80% of the market value of the portfolio in securities listed in the FTSE/JSE Real Estate industry group or similar sector of an international stock exchange and may include other high yielding securities from time to time. Up to 10% of a portfolio may be invested in securities outside the defined sectors in companies that conduct similar business activities as those in the defined sectors. The portfolio may from time to time invest in listed and unlisted financial instruments. The manager may also include unlisted forward currency swaps, interest rate and exchange rate swap transactions.
Optimum BCI Equity Fund
The Optimum BCI Equity Fund is a general equity portfolio that seeks to sustain high long-term capital growth. The portfolio’s investment universe consists of equity securities, preference shares, property shares and property related securities listed on exchanges, money market instruments and assets in liquid form. The portfolio may from time to time invest in listed and unlisted financial instruments, in accordance with the provisions of the Act, and the Regulations thereto, as amended from time to time, in order to achieve the portfolio’s investment objective. The portfolio’s equity exposure will always exceed 80% of the portfolio’s net asset value.