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Global Infrastructure Securities Fund

Build a globally diversified investment portfolio with listed infrastructure

Cost effective access to global markets

Building a globally diversified investment portfolio with listed infrastructure is a great way to add diversification, build sustainable income and capital growth. As with property though, getting cost effective access to global markets can be difficult for retail investors.

With the Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (Unhedged), SMSFs can invest into a diversified portfolio of global listed infrastructure securities that includes assets such as water utilities, airports, ports, oil and gas storage and transport businesses. Since its inception in 2010, the Fund has delivered an average return of 13.19% per annum after fees*.

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

*Inception date: 2nd July 2010. Performance as at 31 October 2016 and refer to the unhedged option of the Fund. Returns quoted are before tax, after Class 'H' fees and costs, assume all distributions are reinvested. For information on returns over other periods please see the Performance report.
^Distributions paid are based on the income earned by the Fund and the number of units you hold at the end of the distribution period. You should be aware that although the Fund aims to pay distributions quarterly, the amount of each distribution may vary or no distribution may be payable in a quarter.

Global infrastructure - now trading on the ASX

Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (Unhedged) (Managed Fund) ASX Code: GLIN

AMP Capital and BetaShares have joined forces to bring AMP Capital's global infrastructure capability to the Australian market via an active exchange traded managed fund. With the same investment strategy, target investment portfolio and distribution frequency as the existing unlisted fund, GLIN delivers easy access to a diversified listed infrastructure portfolio via a single trade on the ASX.

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Key Stats

Performance is annualised for periods greater than 1 year.

Fund details

Inception date 2 July 2010
Fund manager Giuseppe Corona
Investment objective Total returns, after costs & before tax, above the Fund's benchmark over the long term
Minimum investment $10,000
Minimum timeframe 5 years (suggested)
Distribution frequency Quarterly
APIR code AMP1592AU
Performance as of:
30 November 2016
1 month
-1.45%
3 month
-4.53%
1 year
-4.10%
2 year
0.82%
3 year
10.49%
5 year
14.92%
Since inception
12.76%
View performance report
Fund updates
and related information
Fund profile Annual tax statement Get historical data PDS updates

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Frequently asked questions

What am I buying when I invest in the Global Infrastructure Securities Fund?

When you invest in the Global Infrastructure Securities Fund you are investing in a diversified portfolio of global infrastructure securities. The Fund focuses on looking for monopoly-like assets, companies with regulated returns or long term contracts (10+ years) and with a high visibility of cash flow. Investments are diversified across a range of assets such as water utilities, airports, ports and oil and gas storage and transport businesses.

 

Company name Specialisation Country
American Tower Corp Communications towers and data United States of America
Transcanada Corp Energy infrastructure Canada/ North America
Eutelsat Communications SA Satellite provider France

*As at 31 July 2014.
Will I have access to my money?

A key benefit of the Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (unhedged) is ease of access to your money. You can submit a withdrawal request in writing, at any time. A minimum withdrawal amount of $5,000 applies and a balance of $30,000 is generally required to keep your investment open.

We aim to process withdrawal requests within 10 business days of receipt but withdrawal requests may take up to 30 days, or longer in some circumstances, such as if there is insufficient cash available in the Fund to meet withdrawal requests within the 30 day period.

What is the recommended investment timeframe?

Minimum 5 years as per Global Infrastructure Securities Fund Product Disclosure Statement.

How much do I need to invest in the fund?

The minimum amount required for an SMSF investor to invest in the Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (unhedged) is $10,000.

You can make subsequent investments of at least $5,000.

What are the risks I should consider?

Risks specific to the AMP Capital Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (Unhedged) may include or be associated with:

- share market investments – adverse share market movements could result in capital losses, particularly over the shorter term
- infrastructure investments – factors affecting direct infrastructure assets (such as a company’s ability to service debt in a rising interest rate environment) may negatively affect the value of the Fund’s investments
- international investments/ currency – the relative strength or weakness of the Australian dollar against other currencies will affect the Fund’s performance
- derivatives – losses may be magnified where derivatives are used, and
- investment management – factors such as changes to the investment team may affect the Fund’s performance.
Returns from property investments may fluctuate from year to year which means the stability of your capital investment in the Fund is not guaranteed.

See the PDS for more about the risks you should consider before investing.

What is the Fund's past performance history?

The AMP Capital Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (unhedged) has a consistent track record, delivering strong returns investors since inception. The average total return of the Fund since its inception is 13.19% per year after fees.*

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

*As at 31 October 2016. Performance is annualised for periods greater than 1 year. Returns quoted are before tax, after Class 'H' fees and costs, assume all distributions are reinvested. For information on returns over other periods please see the Performance report.

What are the fees?

When you invest in Global Infrastructure Securities Fund you have access to AMP Capital’s global infrastructure investment capabilities at a low cost.

There is no application fee, no contribution fee, no withdrawal fee and no termination fee.

Management costs of 1.15%p.a. applies and for every $50,000 you have in the Fund you will be charged $575 each year.

Further information about the Fund’s fees and expenses are outlined in the PDS.

When will distributions be paid?

The Fund aims to pay distributions quarterly.

Distributions paid are based on the income earned by the Fund and the number of units you hold at the end of the distribution period.

You should be aware that although the Fund aims to pay distributions quarterly, the amount of each distribution may vary or no distribution may be payable in a quarter.

What are the benefits of investing in the fund?

- Income and capital growth potential
global growth in infrastructure, combined with generally stable income from infrastructure assets with long term cash flows, provides the Fund with the potential to generate strong total returns (both income and capital growth) over the long term.
- Diversification
Investments are diversified across geographic regions and infrastructure sectors, with a focus on energy, transportation, communications and water.
- Regional expertise
The investment team is made up of on-the-ground regional specialists who understand local dynamics and can identify suitable investment opportunities at a regional level.

What is the size of the fund?

The Global Infrastructure Securities Fund currently has $482.84 million in FUM*.

*As at 29 February 2016

What are the risks?

The Fund invests in securities that are listed on share markets around the world. This means that the Fund will be affected by any risks associated with these securities. This includes how they perform, their strategy, management, how sustainable their earnings are, and other factors that affect the value and performance of a security, as well as those associated with international investments.

Investors in the unhedged option should consider the potential exposure to currency risks. There are other risks associated with investing in the Fund. Before choosing to invest in the Fund, you should read the Product Disclosure Statement for more information.

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Prepare for your application

Make sure you have the following details ready:

  • Contact details
  • Drivers licence
  • TFN

Complete the application


To be eligible you must:

  • Be over 18 years of age
  • Submit this application within Australia
  • Read the entire PDS for the relevant fund

AMP's Australian operations are bound by the current Australian privacy legislation which outlines how organisations should manage and use personal information collected and held about their customers. AMP Privacy Policy
AMP Capital Funds Management Limited (ABN 15 159 557 721, AFSL 426455) (AMPCFM) is the responsible entity of the AMP Capital Global Infrastructure Securities Fund (Unhedged) and the issuer of the units in the Fund. To invest in the Fund, investors will need to obtain the current Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) from AMP Capital Investors Limited (ABN 59 001 777 591, AFSL 232 497) (AMP Capital). The PDS contains important information about investing in the Fund and it is important that investors read the PDS before making a decision about whether to acquire, or continue to hold or dispose of units in the Fund. Neither AMP Capital, AMPCFM nor any other company in the AMP Group guarantees the repayment of capital or the performance of any product or any particular rate of return referred to in this information. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. While every care has been taken in the preparation of this information, AMP Capital makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of any statement in it including without limitation, any forecasts. This content has been prepared for the purpose of providing general information, without taking account of any particular investor’s objectives, financial situation or needs. Investors should, before making any investment decisions, consider the appropriateness of this information, and seek professional advice, having regard to their objectives, financial situation and needs.

 

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