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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Are REITs The Ugly Duckling Of The Stockmarket?

May 2018 Newsletter | While potentially not extreme in nature, there are a few general assumptions being made by investors in relation to the real estate investment trusts (REITs) that would deem them unworthy of consideration for investment. In this ... Read more

Is There A Place For Both Passive And Active Asset Management?

April 2018 Newsletter | There has been a considerable shift from active to passive asset management over the last decade. In this edition we take a different look at the passive versus active asset management debate and provide our thoughts on the ... Read more

Investing With Conviction: Reporting Season Report Card

March 2018 Newsletter | By and large, reporting season was relatively benign for the companies in the Fund’s portfolio, with the majority reporting results that were in line with our expectations. By contrast to the respective business performance of ... Read more

What to do in this market sell-off?

February 2018 Newsletter | In the long run what is being weighed by the market are earnings, because ultimately earnings drive share prices. Earnings are what we focus on as long term investors in the businesses we own. In this edition we discuss the ... Read more

Delineating Diversification From Deworsification

January 2018 Newsletter | Corporate diversification is a strategy involving entering a new market, industry, geography or product category that the business does not operate in. Deworsification might be defined as the process of a business acquiring ... Read more

All I Want For Christmas Is A Dividend Or Two

December 2017 Newsletter | As our regular readers would know, we like to invest in companies that generate lots of cash. And because they generate lots of cash after all business operating expenditures, they pay us healthy dividends. Most of the ... Read more

Is effort correlated with investment performance?

November 2017 Newsletter | The Auscap Fund has experienced a surprisingly strong last quarter. In the three months to 31 October, the Fund has delivered a compound return of 12.7% net of fees to investors. It should be added that this comes after a ... Read more

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