Pendal diversified portfolios – updated ranges and neutral positions

Updated asset allocation ranges and neutral positions

Following a review of the asset allocation ranges and neutral positions of Pendal’s diversified funds (Funds) and Pooled Superannuation Trusts (PSTs):

• the asset allocation ranges will be changed effective 6 November 2019 and

• the asset allocation neutral positions will be changed effective 6 November 2019.

Details of these changes can be found here. The Funds’ Product Disclosure Statements (PDS) have been updated and are available here

The changes are expected to deliver an improved investment outcome for investors through better expected risk-adjusted returns. The changes reflect our latest asset class assumptions for return, risk and inter-asset class correlations and position the funds to take advantage of future market conditions. 


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