Investment objectives

To provide a return (after fees and expenses) that exceeds CPI by at least 3% pa, measured over rolling three and five year periods and invested in accordance with the Catholic Values Investment policy.

Investor profiles

The Catholic Values Trust is for investors seeking socially responsible investing based on the application of the Catholic Values Investment policy. The Trust should be viewed as an investment with a long-term investment horizon, i.e. at least five years.

Note: Investment returns will fluctuate, with the possibility of a negative return in some periods. Further details regarding the risk profile of this investment option can be found  here .

Investment policy

We use a multi-manager approach. This means the Trust assets are invested by a panel of specialist managers chosen for their skill in specific asset classes, and whose investment styles are consistent with the CCI Asset Management investment strategy.

The asset allocation of the Catholic Values Trust will have a mix of growth and defensive assets, with a benchmark position of 65% growth and 35% defensive.

Catholic Values Investment policy

Investments must qualify on investment fundamentals and are then screened for compliance with our Catholic Values Investment policy. Global equities and property assets are invested via existing wholesale unlisted Trusts. Therefore, the application of the policy within these asset classes is on a 'best fit' basis and some restricted activities may be permitted.

Returns (as at 31st August 2022)

% Month Quarter FYTD Year 1 Year 3 Year 5
Catholic Values Trust -0.28 -0.72 3.42 -3.22 6.02 8.31
Benchmark -0.59 -0.93 -1.54 -4.21 4.67 6.94
Objective 0.84 2.52 1.67 9.86 6.46 5.79

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Asset Allocation

  Benchmark Policy Range%

Asset Allocation

(as at 31st August 2022)

 Australian Shares  35%  (30-40) 34.51%
 Overseas Shares (Unhedged)  25%  (20-30) 22.96%
 Property  5%  (0-10) 2.48%
 Total Growth Assets  (65)%  (55-75) 59.95%
 Australian Fixed Interest  25%  (0-35) 23.17%
 Cash  10%  (0-35) 16.88%
Total Defensive Assets (35)% (25-45) 40.05%

Unit Prices
Date Entry price Exit price
27 September 2022 $1.1607 $1.1549
26 September 2022 $1.1604 $1.1546
23 September 2022 $1.1697 $1.1639
21 September 2022 $1.1810 $1.1751
20 September 2022 $1.1904 $1.1845
19 September 2022 $1.1838 $1.1779

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Fund Managers
AUSTRALIAN FIXED INTEREST & CASH Catholic Church Insurance Limited


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