The ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Income Fund - Hedged (all classes) is available to retail and wholesale investors in Australia and New Zealand. The fund follows our Infrastructure Income Strategy primarily aiming to provide investors with consistent income from infrastructure securities in both developed and emerging markets around the world.
As at 31 October 2023 (returns in AUD Hedged after fees)
|Performance||1 Month||3 Months||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||Inception4|
|ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Income Fund - Hedged Class A Units123||1.4%||-7.9%||-7.2%||3.7%||7.3%||9.5%|
|OECD G7 Inflation Index + 5.5% pa||0.6%||2.0%||9.4%||10.8%||9.2%||7.6%|
|S&P Global Infrastructure Index - Net Return AUD Hedged||-2.6%||-10.1%||-4.5%||6.4%||3.2%||6.1%|
|MSCI AC World Index - Net Return Local||-2.7%||-8.1%||9.5%||8.3%||8.3%||8.1%|
As at 31 October 2023
|Top 10 Positions||Region||Sector||Weight %||Forward Dividend %|
|EDP-Energias de Portugal||Western Europe||Renewables||4.9%||5.3%|
|National Grid||Western Europe||Electric||4.4%||6.1%|
|Public Services Enterprise Group||USA & Canada||Electric||4.3%||3.7%|
|Enel SpA||Western Europe||Electric||4.3%||7.2%|
|Southern Company||USA & Canada||Electric||4.2%||4.2%|
|Edison International||USA & Canada||Electric||3.9%||4.6%|
|OGE Energy||USA & Canada||Electric||3.7%||4.9%|
|Entergy||USA & Canada||Electric||3.7%||4.5%|
|NextEra||USA & Canada||Electric||3.5%||3.4%|
|Fund details||October 2023|
|Number of Securities||36|
|Lastest Distribution (CPU)||0.50|
|Portfolio Weighted Average||October 2023|
|Avg Market Capitalisation||50.0bn (AUD)|
|Div Yield (Forward) Gross||5.5%|
|5 Yr DPS Growth (p.a.)||5.1%|
|Avg Stock Gearing (Net Debt/EV)||42.2%|
|Interest Cover (Historic)||4.1x|
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The ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Income Fund - Hedged is managed by an experienced investment committee comprising of the following members.
Franklin Templeton Australia Limited (AFSL No. 240827) ("Franklin Templeton"), as Responsible Entity, is the issuer of the ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Income Fund - Hedged (ARSN132182631). The information contained on this website is directed to wholesale investors and financial advisers only.
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Franklin Templeton Australia Limited (AFSL No. 240827) (“Franklin Templeton”) is a part of Franklin Resources, Inc. and the Responsible Entity for the ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Value Fund - Hedged, ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Value Fund - Unhedged, ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Income Fund - Hedged, ClearBridge RARE Infrastructure Income Fund - Unhedged and ClearBridge RARE Emerging Markets Fund (the “Funds”). Applications to invest can only be made on the application form accompanying the most recent Fund Product Disclosure Statement (“PDS”) which is available on this website. Potential investors should consider the PDS and the Additional Information Booklet (“AIB”) before deciding whether to invest or continue to invest in the Funds. The PDS and AIB can also be obtained by contacting ClearBridge by telephone on (02) 9397 7300, by writing to Level 13, 35 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, by fax on (02) 9397 7399 or by email at [email protected]. Franklin Templeton can be contacted by writing to Franklin Templeton, Level 47, 120 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, by telephone on 1800 679 541 or by fax on (03) 9017 8690. Franklin Templeton does not guarantee any rate of return or the return of capital invested. Investments are subject to risks, including, but not limited to, possible delays in payments and loss of income or capital invested.
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