T. Rowe Price has announced that its Australia Equity Strategy, which aims to provide investors with access to a high-conviction portfolio, is now available on Colonial First State’s FirstChoice investment menu.
The strategy, led by the firm’s head of Australian equities, Randal Jenneke, would be T. Rowe Price’s second strategy available on the FirstChoice platform after the firm’s Global Growth Equity strategy was added in May 2016.
Jenneke said the strategy’s valuation discipline helped identify companies with the potential to grow faster than the market, while offering an attractive rate of return.
At the same time, it offered downside capital management, due to lower drawdowns in periods where the equity market sold off.
“Investors should determine if what they invested into 10 to 15 years ago is considerably different to what they originally bought as a consequence of significant asset gathering,” T. Rowe Price head of relationship management Australia and New Zealand, Murray Brewer said.
“A strong discipline to capacity management, as is the approach taken by our strategy, helps to mitigate these issues.”
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