OC Premium Small Companies Fund: 17/05/13 Application price $1.8995; Redemption price $1.8881; Net Asset Value $1.8938 OC Dynamic Equity Fund: 17/05/13 Application price $2.5653; Redemption price $2.5499; Net Asset Value $2.5576 OC Concentrated Equity Fund: 17/05/13 Application price $1.0719; Redemption price $1.0655; Net Asset Value $1.0687
November 21st, 2012
OC Funds Management is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ralton Asset Management Limited (Ralton).
Ralton is a pioneer in Australia’s managed accounts industry and since 2001 has been offering its investment capabilities exclusively through managed accounts and mandates, and currently manages portfolios on behalf of a wide range of Investors, including charitable trusts, corporations, superannuation funds, family trusts and individuals.
The acquisition significantly enhances OC Fund Management’s product offerings beyond its current specialist Australian small cap equity funds (Premium, Dynamic, Concentrated), managed accounts and international funds (Imperia & Odey), to now include a large cap Australian equities team. The synergies available by bringing together quality small & large cap equities team will undoubtedly benefit all OC clients.
The two principals of Ralton, Andrew Stanley and Roger Walling, will join the OC Funds Management Investment Team bringing a wealth of investment experience and proven top level performance over a long period of time, through different investment cycles.
July 5th, 2012
IOOF Appoints OC Funds Management for “Mid to Small – Cap” Investment Mandate
OC Funds Management Limited (OC), a Melbourne based boutique manager, announced that it had been awarded an A$50m “small to mid‐cap” Australian equities multi‐mix mandate from IOOF.
OC’s Head of Investments Robert Frost said that the mandate was acknowledgement of the strong performance that has been generated by the OC Premium Equity Fund over the long term. The OC Premium Wholesale Equity Strategy has returned 4.4% versus the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Index ‐14.6% over the 1 year period and 20.2% p.a. versus the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Index of 3.9% p.a. over 3 year period ending 30 June 2012.
Commenting, Daniel Farmer, Portfolio Manager, IOOF said: “OC have a solid track record of generating excess return in the small cap sector while maintaining a strong focus on risk management”.
Mr Farmer added: “we are pleased to add OC Funds Management to our current list of high quality investment managers”.
Read the media release here
Read the Financial Standard article here
January 12th, 2012
The OC Premium Equity Fund and the OC Dynamic Equity Fund have recently been reviewed by independent ratings agency Lonsec. Pleasingly, both funds received a “Recommended” rating.
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