Frequently Asked Questions
What is the structure of the NWQ Fiduciary Fund?
The Fund is an open ended Australian unit trust regulated as a managed investment scheme under the Corporations Act.
It is operated as a fund of hedge funds that invests in other funds.
Underlying funds generally will be open ended hedge funds. Fund structure tends to depend on where the underlying fund is located and Australian funds will usually be trusts.
How do I make an application for units in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund?
To make an application, investors are required to download the Product Disclosure Statement and Application under the “Download Forms” section above.
Alternatively, once the PDS has been read, investors can fill in an online application by clicking the “Apply online” button above.
What are the fees and costs contained in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund?
All fees and costs are outlined in the Product Disclosure Statement in Section 8 “Fees and Costs” which commences on Page 27.
When are the NWQ Fiduciary Fund units valued?
Can I sell (redeem) my units in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund?
Yes. Please refer to Section 6 of the Product Disclosure Statement “How to Invest and Withdraw” which commences on Page 17.
A Redemption form can be found under the “Download Forms” section above which also provides a step by step process on how to redeem and the timing of notice for a redemption to be processed and the timing of the payment of proceeds from the redemption into the nominated financial institution account.
How do I change my contact details?
A Change of Contact Details form can be found under the “Download Forms” section above.
How do I change my bank details?
A Change of Bank Details form can be found under the “Download Forms” section above.
How do I change the distribution preference for my/our unitholding in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund?
A Change of Distribution Instruction form can be found under the “Download Forms” section above.
Once I have an existing unit holding in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund can I make an additional investment?
Yes. An Additional Application form can be found under the “Download Forms” section above.
If I have any questions regarding my investment in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund who should I contact?
Please contact the Fund’s independent administrator Custom House Fund Services (Australia) Pty Limited on +61 2 8988 5819 or by email on SSG.AUS@customhousegroup.com.
What is the Reporting timetable for investors in the NWQ Fiduciary Fund?
Reporting to you is regular via email for example:
- every transaction you make is confirmed through a unitholder statement,
- performance of the fund is reported to you around the 15th of the month for the previous month end unit price,
- you are sent a tax statement as soon as possible after the end of each financial year, and
Additionally, we will make available on NWQ’s website;
- net asset value unit pricing,
- key service providers,
- investment returns, and
- any changes or updates to the Product Disclosure Statement and Application Form.
Monthly and Quarterly reports are also available on NWQ’s website, which detail the Fund’s performance, strategy allocations and other key investment matters.