The RARE Infrastructure Income Strategy aims to provide investors with long-term inflation-linked capital growth over an economic cycle with a focus on providing reliable income. This is achieved by investing in a range of listed infrastructure securities across a number of infrastructure sub-sectors such as gas, electricity & water utilities, toll-roads, airports, ports, rail and communications spread across geographic regions in both the developed and emerging markets.
Growth of AUD $10,000
As at 31 August 2020 (returns in AUD)
|Performance||1 Month||3 Months||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||Inception4|
|RARE Income Representative Mandate123||-3.2%||-2.1%||0.6%||9.3%||10.5%||14.2%|
|OECD G7 Inflation Index + 5.5% pa||0.4%||0.8%||5.7%||6.9%||6.8%||7.0%|
|S&P Global Infrastructure Index - Net Return AUD Unhedged||-1.5%||-7.4%||-18.0%||0.4%||2.7%||7.6%|
|MSCI AC World Index - Net Return AUD||2.9%||3.5%||6.2%||11.6%||9.3%||11.8%|
|Top 10 Positions||Region||Sector||Weight %||Forward Dividend %|
|Red Electrica||Western Europe||Electric||5.6%||6.5%|
|Nextera Energy Partners||USA & Canada||Renewables||4.8%||4.2%|
|Clearway Energy||USA & Canada||Renewables||4.6%||5.1%|
|Brookfield Renewables Partners||USA & Canada||Renewables||4.4%||3.5%|
|AusNet Services||Asia Pacific Developed||Electric||4.4%||5.1%|
|Transurban||Asia Pacific Developed||Toll Roads||4.0%||3.0%|
|Spark Infrastructure||Asia Pacific Developed||Electric||4.0%||6.1%|
|Energias de Portugal||Western Europe||Renewables||3.9%||4.8%|
|Portfolio Weighted Average||August 2020|
|Avg Market Capitalisation||22.0bn (AUD)|
|Div Yield (Forward) Gross||5.2%|
|5 Yr DPS Growth (p.a.)||4.3%|
|Avg Stock Gearing (Net Debt/EV)||43.2%|
|Interest Cover (Historic)||4.2x|
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1. Source: RARE internal calculations for RARE Infrastructure Income Strategy. All index data sourced from Factset. Results over one year annualised.
2. Fund Performance is Gross of fees.
3. All values on an AUD basis and net of withholding taxes for benchmarks if applicable. Non AUD values converted into AUD using Factset Forex data.
4. Performance inception date for RARE Infrastructure Income Strategy is 31/10/2010.
Past performance is not indicative of future performance.
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