Meet the manager

Auscap Asset Management is a value based equities manager founded in 2012. Auscap manages the Auscap Long Short Australian Equities Fund and the Auscap Global Equities Fund, both of which target solid absolute risk-adjusted returns, looking to invest in companies that generate strong cash flows and are trading at attractive prices. The investment team has over 80 years of combined experience in the financial services industry from leading investment managers and global investment banks. The principals are significantly co-invested in the Auscap funds.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Australia’s Economic Growth

January Newsletter | It would appear that 2016 has commenced with the ugly, and unfortunately a quick analysis of the state of the Australian economy suggests that, perhaps like the stockmarket, the year ahead holds plenty of challenges. At first ... Read more

Is Timing The Market Important?

December Newsletter | Historically, many successful investors have been quoted as saying that they do not try to time their investments. This has led to the common belief that it is time in the markets and not timing the markets that is crucial to ... Read more

The Dangers of Comfortable Investing

November Newsletter | It often feels less risky to be invested in the most widely held stocks. Their size and familiarity offer comfort to the investor. Somewhere along the way both future earnings and price can become secondary considerations to ... Read more

To Be, Or Not To Be, Fully Invested

October Newsletter | In this edition we discuss the Fund’s variable market exposure and why we think it is a sensible approach to investing. As a manager we are focused on absolute risk-adjusted returns. We do not predetermine our market exposure, it ... Read more

Analysing FY15 Fund Returns

September Newsletter | In this edition we analyse the returns delivered by the Fund in FY15 in terms of single stock and sector contributions. ... Read more

The Slippery Slope Of Forecasting Oil Prices

August Newsletter | In this edition we look at the demand and supply imbalance in the oil market and whether the recent fall in oil prices reflects risk or opportunity. ... Read more

A Good Year, A Volatile Month

July Newsletter | The Fund had a strong 2015 financial year, finishing up 16.8%, comparing favourably to the All Ords Accumulation Index return of 5.7%, however the final month was more volatile than we would ordinarily expect. In this edition we ... Read more

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