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AUSTRALIA CHINA INVESTMENT FUND

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The following information is provided as a summary only of the terms and conditions of the Australia China Investment Fund (Fund).


The Information Memorandum (IM) for the Fund details all the terms and conditions associated with an investment in the Fund.  For further information please download the complete IM for the Fund which is published and available for download via the Trustee's website at: www.vascofm.com

 

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The objective of the Fund is to generate an attractive income return through providing loans to residential and commercial property developers and through direct property Project interests, and through providing loans to other Projects including infrastructure.  The Fund may make investments, via loans or other real estate and infrastructure related investments, with related parties of the Investment Manager. 

 

TARGET RETURNS

The target rate of return for the Fund is 7.5% per annum (after Fund fees and expenses).
 

KEY FEATURES OF THE FUND

This Fund offers investors:

  • an investment and a management team with a proven track record in financing, real estate investment and funds management;
  • an opportunity to invest (indirectly) in real estate and infrastructure investment opportunities that may not otherwise be publicly available; and 
  • a strategy to invest in real estate and infrastructure projects with significant growth potential as well as other related opportunities such as the provision of loan funds.

 

KEY INVESTMENT GUIDELINES

Fund investments may take the form of: 

  • Direct equity investments into real property;
  • Strategic investments in real estate Projects (which may include other real estate investment trusts and earn-ins to joint ventures);  

  • Mezzanine or other debt instruments secured by mortgages over real estate and where possible borrower guarantees;

  • Strategic investments in infrastructure Projects (which may include investment trusts); and
  • Government bonds and bank deposits.

 

FUND INVESTMENT PROCESS

The investment process that will be adopted by the Investment Manager in assessing and making Investments for the Fund will involve the following phases:

  • Investment origination and evaluation
  • Approval of investment proposal
  • Deal execution

ACIF is an active manager and as such, the performance and progress of all investments will be closely monitored and managed post acquisition.
 

FUND LIQUIDITY

Due to the natures of the Fund's investments, you should consider and investment in the Fund as an illiquid investment. The Trustee does not guarantee that investors will be able to withdraw from the Fund during the term of the Fund. Subject to available liquidity and the Trustee's discretion, Investors may be able to withdraw from the Fund after the minimum investment Term, being 4-years, or such lessor or greater time as the Trustee may determine in its absolute discretion. 

 

RISK FACTORS

All investments involve varying degrees of risk. While there are many factors that may impact on the performance of any investment, certain risk factors should be considered. For more detailed information as to risk factors please refer to the Fund IM.

 

FEES

There are a range of fees associated with an investment in the Fund including management fees and trustee fees. For more detailed information on fees please refer to the Fund IM. 

"Investing puts money to work. The only reason to save money is to invest it."

-GRANT CARDONE
DISCLAIMER

The Australia China Investment Fund, ACIF Priority Fund, ACIF Prosperity Fund, ACIF Balancing Fund, ACIF Emerging Companies Fund and ACIF Prime Value SIV Emerging Companies Fund (collectively, ACIF Funds) are unregistered managed investment schemes in the form of Australian unit trusts. Australia China Investment Fund Pty Ltd (Investment Manager) is the Investment Manager of the ACIF Funds. The Investment Manager is a Corporate Authorised Representative (No. 001234748) of D H Flinders Pty Ltd (AFSL 353001). The Investment Manager's authority under its Corporate Authorised Representative Agreement with D H Flinders Pty Ltd is limited to general advice regarding the ACIF Funds only. Any other advice provided is not provided pursuant to this agreement. Vasco Trustees Limited (Vasco) is the trustee of the Australia China Investment Fund, ACIF Priority Fund and ACIF Prosperity Fund and the issuer of those Information Memorandums. DHF Investment Managers Pty Ltd (DHFIM) is the trustee of the ACIF Balancing Fund, ACIF Emerging Companies Fund and ACIF Prime Value SIV Emerging Companies Fund.

This website contains information about the potential issue of interests in the ACIF Funds, but it is not intended to be used by any other persons in any other jurisdiction if and to the extent that to do so would be in breach of Australian laws, or the laws of any foreign jurisdiction. This website contains general information only and is not intended to provide any person with personal financial product advice. It does not take into account any person's (or class of persons) investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, and should not be used as the basis for making an investment in the ACIF Funds. This website may contain forward looking statements regarding our intent, belief or current expectations with respect to market conditions. Due to various risks and uncertainties, actual events or result or the actual performance of the ACIF Funds may differ materially from those reflected or contemplated in such forward looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward looking statements. Neither the Investment Manager, D H Flinders Pty Ltd, DHFIM nor Vasco guarantee the repayment of capital, the performance of any investment or the rate of return for the ACIF Funds. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.

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