Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale Wholesale

A diversified managed fund of ethically screened Australian shares.


5 years p.a.


Since Inception p.a.

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To achieve competitive risk adjusted returns over the medium to long term while limiting harm and creating positive impact through the implementation of U Ethical’s ethical investment policy.


Outperform benchmark after fees over rolling 5 year periods.

Benefits and risks

  • Suggested minimum investment horizon - 7 to 10 years
  • A diversified ethically screened portfolio
  • Twice yearly distributions of fund net income
  • Exposure to an actively managed portfolio
  • High-risk profile
  • Who can invest?

    • Trustees (including superannuation trustees)
    • Companies
    • Partnerships
    • Entities registered as a Tax Concession Charity
    • Individual investors
  • Minimum investment


  • Management costs

    Estimated up to 0.8%p.a.1

  • Buy/sell spread

    0.25% / 0.25%

  • Income distributions

    Half yearly (30 June, 31 December)

  • Additional contributions

    Anytime by BPAY or recurring direct debit

  • Redemptions

    Each business day2

  • APIR Code


  • Inception date

    1 Jan 1986

  • Fund size

    $572.13 (as at 30 September 2022)

  • Benchmark

    S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index

  1. No fees for establishment, contributions, redemptions or exit. Management costs apply
  2. Subject to conditions. Please read Information Memorandum. Valid redemption requests received before 1.00 p.m. on a business day will be processed within 2 business days at the price applicable on the day of receipt of the request, subject to the Trust's liquidity.

Please note, investors will received an exit statement within 6 months of account closure

Trust Holdings

AmcorAPM Human ServicesAustralia & New Zealand Banking GroupBlueScope Steel


Carsales.ComCleanaway Waste ManagementCochlear
Coles GroupCommonwealth Bank of AustraliaCSLDexus Property Group
Fortescue Metals GroupG.U.D HoldingsGoodman GroupGPT Group
InvoCareJames Hardie IndustriesJB Hi-FiLendlease Corporation
Macquarie GroupNational Australia Bank

Pilbara Minerals

QBE Insurance
Ramsay Health CareReliance Worldwide


Sandfire Resources
Sonic Healthcare

Suncorp Group


Westpac Banking Corporation

As at 30 September 2022.

U Ethical Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale performance

For 30 September 2022

Fund 3 months % 6 months % 1 year % 3 years % p.a. 5 years % p.a. 10 years % p.a. 20 years % p.a. Since inception % p.a. Inception date Fund size (million
Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale 1.77 -8.59 -8.11 4.67 8.70 9.24 9.19 10.37 1 Jan 1986 572.13
Benchmark* 0.45 -11.82 -8.00 2.73 6.83 8.38 8.48 9.61 - -

Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Based on exit price with distributions reinvested, and are net of all fees.
From inception to 31 October 2019, performance is that of the U Ethical Australian Equities Portfolio (the Portfolio) which includes franking credits. On 1 November 2019, the Portfolio was
transferred into a unit trust, the U Ethical Australian Equities Trust, and performance excludes franking credits. The benchmark throughout is the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index.
*Benchmark is the S&P/ASX 300 Accumulation Index.

Unit price

As at 25 Jan 2023

Funds Entry Exit
U Ethical Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale 18.1871 18.0963

Australian Equities Trust - Wholesale Distributions

Period To Cash cents per unit paid Non-cash cents per unit paid Total distribution cents per unit
30 June 2022 31.54 9.95 41.49
31 December 2021 32.47 N/A 32.47

For the full break down of all individual income components please refer to your tax statement.

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