PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Fund

Pengana International Equities Limited (ASX: PIA)

PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Fund

PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Fund

The objective of the Pengana PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Fund is to generate attractive absolute returns using a diversified suite of non-correlated investment strategies across global equity markets.

The Pengana PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Funds objective is to seek attractive absolute returns by identifying and exploiting multiple inefficiencies that may exist in global equity markets.

The Fund employs a long/short equity strategy which aims to construct a portfolio that is generally neutral to market movements. As such the performance of the investment strategy is largely independent of the markets performance. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by using a diversified set of strategies that have low correlation to one another and which are designed to capitalise on long-term, intermediate-term and short-term inefficiencies.

The Fund is managed by PanAgora Asset Management which is based in Boston Massachusetts. Established in 1989, PanAgora manages investments on behalf of some of the worlds largest investors.

PanAgora believes that stock prices are largely driven by the fundamental strengths or weaknesses of a companys business prospects and that certain fundamentally based measures are indicative of a companys likely success or failure. Their unique approach to research combines fundamental analysis with robust quantitative techniques in order to identify multiple inefficiencies that exist in global equity markets and then exploit them across a broad investment universe of thousands of companies.

Experienced team.PanAgora Asset Management manages investment mandates on behalf of some of the worlds largest corporate and institutional clients, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations.

Diversification.The portfolio comprises a broad range of uncorrelated investment strategies and the Fund accordingly has a low correlation to market indices.

Differentiated strategy.The investment team utilise original research and unique data sources that are not generally available to traditional fund managers.

Absolute return focus.The Fund invests in a range of sub-strategies, sectors, markets and timeframes, providing the opportunity to generate positive returns in different market conditions.

Long track record.PanAgoras research-based strategy has generated consistent returns since the strategys inception in 2010.

PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Fund and strategy (incl partial simulation)

PanAgora Absolute Return Global Equities Fund and strategy (incl partial simulation)

The Fund has no benchmark as it implements an absolute return strategy with an objective of generating positive absolute returns net of fees. The RBA Cash Rate Target is utilised as a hurdle to calculate performance fees.

From December 2015, performance figures are those of the Funds class A units (including reinvestment of distributions). Between September 2010 and November 2015 (shown in the green shaded area above), AUD performance has been simulated by Pengana from the actual USD Composite gross strategy returns (prior to April 2013 using the Monthly Liquidity Composite; from April 2013 onwards using the Daily Liquidity Composite) using 3 month rolling forwards to hedge movements in the AUD/USD spot rate. The effect of management fees of 1.52% p.a. and performance fees of 20.22% p.a. form part of this simulation. Performance fees include a hurdle rate (RBA Cash Rate converted to a daily rate). Fees are stated inclusive of GST net of ITCs. The Composite is comprised of all discretionary institutional accounts managed by PanAgora in this investment style. The creation date and inception date for the Monthly Liquidity Composite was September 1, 2010. The creation date and inception date for the Daily Liquidity Composite was April 1, 2013. PanAgoras composite performance is GIPS compliant. The USD gross track record data is historical. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of investments can go up and down. As with any investment there is a potential for profit as well as the possibility of loss.

20.22% (including GST and ITCs) of any increase in the net asset value after deduction of management fees which is greater than the RBA Cash Rate target converted to a daily rate.

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*The Zenith Investment Partners(Zenith) Australian Financial Services License No. 226872 rating (assigned February 2019) referred to in this document is limited to General Advice (as defined by the Corporations Act 2001) for Wholesale clients only. This advice has been prepared without taking into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any individual. It is not a specific recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the relevant product(s). Investors should seek independent financial advice before making an investment decision and should consider the appropriateness of this advice in light of their own objectives, financial situation and needs. Investors should obtain a copy of, and consider the PDS or offer document before making any decision and refer to the full Zenith Product Assessment available on the Zenith website. Zenith usually charges the product issuer, fund manager or a related party to conduct Product Assessments. Full details regarding Zeniths methodology, ratings definitions and regulatory compliance are available on our Product Assessments and at

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