Sandhurst IML Industrial Share Fund named best performing Australian Large-Cap Share Fund for 2012
Sandhurst Trustees Limited (Sandhurst) is pleased to announce that the Sandhurst IML Industrial Share Fund was recently named winner of the Financial Review Smart Investor Blue Ribbon Award in the category of Australian Large-Cap Shares for 2012.
“This award caps off a strong year for Sandhurst and our long standing partner, Investors Mutual Limited (IML), with IML recently being awarded the 2012 Morningstar Award for Domestic Equities,” Paul Rohan, Head of Sandhurst Trustees, said.
“The Sandhurst IML Industrial Share Fund was named as the best performing large-cap fund against a field of many strong competitors. Established in 2001 the Sandhurst IML Industrial Share Fund has returned 8.66% p.a. since inception and over the 12 months to 30 June 2012 delivered a return of 6.33%.”
“The Sandhurst IML Industrial Share Fund is intended to suit an investor primarily seeking long-term capital growth and income from a diversified portfolio of Australian industrial shares,” Mr Rohan said.
Head of Funds Management at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Richard Morice said the Bank was very pleased to be partnering with IML.
“IML has a proven track record in managing Australian equities and focus on quality and value when researching companies. Its approach and the Fund's strategy provide customers with the opportunity to invest in a professionally managed portfolio of industrial shares that exhibits lower volatility compared to the total equity market”