Unit trust investments & funds

The simple way to access investment opportunities

Our fundamental analytical expertise, global reach and depth of process have produced consistent results across both domestic and offshore funds.

Investors can now enjoy the full benefits of this process by investing in any of our available funds that suits your investment needs.

Overview

Unit Trust Fund Overview

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Investment considerations

Choose the unit trust or fund that suits your investment objectives

Investment considerations

Risk categories

What is your risk profile?

High
 
You are looking for strong capital growth over the medium to long term and are prepared to accept high levels of volatility and the potential of above-average returns, in order to achieve your objectives. Funds that meet this criterion include the following:
  • Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund
  • Investec World Axis Flexible Fund
  • W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund
  • W&I BCI  Equity Fund
 
Moderate-High
 
You are prepared to accept higher levels of volatility in order to potentially achieve superior levels of income and capital growth over the medium to long term, and we are willing to take greater risk with a portion of your assets in exchange for the potential of above-average returns. Funds that meet this criterion include the following:
 
  • Investec World Axis Core Fund
  • W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund
  • W&I BCI Progressive Yield Fund
 
Moderate
 
You are prepared to accept moderate levels of volatility in order to achieve higher levels of income and capital growth over the medium to long term, preferring a diversified portfolio that can potentially mitigate the effects of adverse market conditions. Funds that meet this criterion are the following:
 
  • W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds
  • W&I BCI Property Fund
 
Low moderate
 
Although capital preservation is of paramount importance to you, you are prepared to make limited investments in low to medium risk asset classes that aim to provide some capital growth. Funds that meet this criterion are the following:
 
  • Investec World Axis Cautious Fund
 
Low
 
To preserve the value of your portfolio and generate income over the medium to long term, with low risk. There is limited capital growth in this category. Funds that meet this criterion are the following:
 
  • W&I BCI Active Income Fund

Making the right choice

Our range of unit trusts offers you

Active investment management
 
Our active investment process aims to take advantage of current market opportunities, managing potential risks and providing performance through market cycles.
 
Create or preserve wealth
 
You can select from focused Equity funds or a selection of Balanced funds that provide access to a spread of equity, property, cash, and fixed income instruments.
 
Liquidity
 
W&I domestic unit trust funds provide daily access to your investment. Whilst offshore unit trust funds trade weekly.
 
Tax efficiency
 
Unit trust funds and fund of funds may be subject to dividend withholding tax within the fund and capital gains tax may be payable on redemption of your investment.
All our unit trusts are also available under our tax-free investment savings account options.
 
Transparency
 
You can monitor your portfolio and its performance online. In addition, our fund managers produce quarterly Minimum Disclosure Documents (MDD) explaining their positioning and performance.
 
Costs
 
Our fees are competitive as we remain sensitive to the impact that fees can have on performance over time.

FAQs

Frequently asked questions

What is the benefit of investing in a unit trust or fund of funds?
 
Unit trust funds are a cost-effective and tax-efficient way to invest. Investors funds are pooled together and invested collectively, allowing investors with smaller amounts of capital to access professionally managed portfolios.
 
 
Are there any initial investment fees or exit fees?
 
There are no initial fees or exit penalties applicable to our range of funds. The fund fees are limited to the annual management fee and where applicable, performance fees associated with the underlying managers.
 
 
Is my capital guaranteed?
 
Your investment will be exposed to market movements and is therefore not guaranteed. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
 
 
How do I invest?
 
Complete the application form and submit to your investment manager, who will provide deposit bank account information and the related investment procedure.

Overview
Investment considerations
Risk categories
Making the right choice
FAQs

Unit Trust Fund Overview

Unit Trust Overview image

Choose the unit trust or fund that suits your investment objectives

Investment considerations

What is your risk profile?

High
 
You are looking for strong capital growth over the medium to long term and are prepared to accept high levels of volatility and the potential of above-average returns, in order to achieve your objectives. Funds that meet this criterion include the following:

  • Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund
  • Investec World Axis Flexible Fund
  • W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund
  • W&I BCI  Equity Fund
 
Moderate-High
 
You are prepared to accept higher levels of volatility in order to potentially achieve superior levels of income and capital growth over the medium to long term, and we are willing to take greater risk with a portion of your assets in exchange for the potential of above-average returns. Funds that meet this criterion include the following:
 
  • Investec World Axis Core Fund
  • W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund
  • W&I BCI Progressive Yield Fund
 
Moderate
 
You are prepared to accept moderate levels of volatility in order to achieve higher levels of income and capital growth over the medium to long term, preferring a diversified portfolio that can potentially mitigate the effects of adverse market conditions. Funds that meet this criterion are the following:
 
  • W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds
  • W&I BCI Property Fund
 
Low moderate
 
Although capital preservation is of paramount importance to you, you are prepared to make limited investments in low to medium risk asset classes that aim to provide some capital growth. Funds that meet this criterion are the following:
 
  • Investec World Axis Cautious Fund
 
Low
 
To preserve the value of your portfolio and generate income over the medium to long term, with low risk. There is limited capital growth in this category. Funds that meet this criterion are the following:
 
  • W&I BCI Active Income Fund

Our range of unit trusts offers you

Active investment management
 
Our active investment process aims to take advantage of current market opportunities, managing potential risks and providing performance through market cycles.
 
Create or preserve wealth
 
You can select from focused Equity funds or a selection of Balanced funds that provide access to a spread of equity, property, cash, and fixed income instruments.
 
Liquidity
 
W&I domestic unit trust funds provide daily access to your investment. Whilst offshore unit trust funds trade weekly.
 
Tax efficiency
 
Unit trust funds and fund of funds may be subject to dividend withholding tax within the fund and capital gains tax may be payable on redemption of your investment.
All our unit trusts are also available under our tax-free investment savings account options.
 
Transparency
 
You can monitor your portfolio and its performance online. In addition, our fund managers produce quarterly Minimum Disclosure Documents (MDD) explaining their positioning and performance.
 
Costs
 
Our fees are competitive as we remain sensitive to the impact that fees can have on performance over time.

Frequently asked questions

What is the benefit of investing in a unit trust or fund of funds?
 
Unit trust funds are a cost-effective and tax-efficient way to invest. Investors funds are pooled together and invested collectively, allowing investors with smaller amounts of capital to access professionally managed portfolios.
 
 
Are there any initial investment fees or exit fees?
 
There are no initial fees or exit penalties applicable to our range of funds. The fund fees are limited to the annual management fee and where applicable, performance fees associated with the underlying managers.
 
 
Is my capital guaranteed?
 
Your investment will be exposed to market movements and is therefore not guaranteed. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.
 
 
How do I invest?
 
Complete the application form and submit to your investment manager, who will provide deposit bank account information and the related investment procedure.

Minimum Disclosure Documents & General Investor Reports

  • Document Downloads

    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Cautious Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Cautious Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Balanced Fund of Funds Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Core Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Core Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Flexible Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Flexible Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI High Equity Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI High Equity Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Equity Unit Trust Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Global Equity Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment World Axis Global Equity Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Dynamic Equity Unit Trust Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Dynamic Equity Unit Trust General Investor Reports
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Active Income Fund of Funds Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Property Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Progressive Yield Fund Minimum Disclosure Document

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Current prices of the unit trusts

Fund Name Information Date NAV (R) 52 Week Low Price (R) 52 Week High Price (R) Change in Price
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 185.50 146.38 199.48 -2.1735
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Dynamic Eq 01/07/2020 0.76 0.67 0.94 0.0022
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Dynamic Eq 01/07/2020 0.76 0.67 0.94 0.0036
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 01/07/2020 0.94 0.76 1.03 -0.0127
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 01/07/2020 0.94 0.76 1.03 -0.0135
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 01/07/2020 0.94 0.76 1.03 -0.0118
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Equity 01/07/2020 1.50 1.11 1.68 -0.0124
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal FoF 30/06/2020 1.45 1.15 1.52 0.0031
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 125.62 107.94 129.14 -0.7679
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 176.45 137.44 182.37 1.2998
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 147.93 108.59 165.99 1.6166
Investec Wealth & Inv BCI Prgrv Yld Fd 01/07/2020 0.90 0.84 0.94 -0.0052
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 152.27 111.66 170.53 1.6766
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 191.00 150.54 204.98 -2.2205
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Equity 01/07/2020 1.51 1.11 1.68 -0.0111
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal FoF 30/06/2020 1.46 1.16 1.53 0.0031
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 127.19 109.23 130.66 -0.7725
Investec Wealth & Inv BCI Property Fund 01/07/2020 0.75 0.63 0.83 -0.0088
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 95.33 69.85 106.61 1.0548
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 120.88 88.47 134.89 1.3486
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 103.65 80.58 106.78 0.7780
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 111.73 86.75 114.85 0.8490
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 100.46 79.12 107.66 -1.1618
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 120.02 94.40 128.34 -1.3758
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 105.07 90.17 107.83 -0.6319
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 109.66 93.98 112.34 -0.6489
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 30/09/2019 0.98 0.97 1.02 -0.0045
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 -0.0001
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Dynamic Eq 01/07/2020 0.76 0.67 0.94 0.0028
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 181.63 141.31 187.35 1.3532
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Equity 01/07/2020 1.50 1.11 1.69 -0.0139
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal FoF 30/06/2020 1.46 1.16 1.53 0.0031
Fund Name Information Date NAV (R) 52 Week Low Price (R) 52 Week High Price (R) Change in Price
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 185.50 146.38 199.48 -2.1735
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Dynamic Eq 01/07/2020 0.76 0.67 0.94 0.0022
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Dynamic Eq 01/07/2020 0.76 0.67 0.94 0.0036
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 01/07/2020 0.94 0.76 1.03 -0.0127
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 01/07/2020 0.94 0.76 1.03 -0.0135
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 01/07/2020 0.94 0.76 1.03 -0.0118
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Equity 01/07/2020 1.50 1.11 1.68 -0.0124
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal FoF 30/06/2020 1.45 1.15 1.52 0.0031
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 125.62 107.94 129.14 -0.7679
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 176.45 137.44 182.37 1.2998
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 147.93 108.59 165.99 1.6166
Investec Wealth & Inv BCI Prgrv Yld Fd 01/07/2020 0.90 0.84 0.94 -0.0052
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 152.27 111.66 170.53 1.6766
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 191.00 150.54 204.98 -2.2205
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Equity 01/07/2020 1.51 1.11 1.68 -0.0111
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal FoF 30/06/2020 1.46 1.16 1.53 0.0031
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 127.19 109.23 130.66 -0.7725
Investec Wealth & Inv BCI Property Fund 01/07/2020 0.75 0.63 0.83 -0.0088
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 95.33 69.85 106.61 1.0548
Investec World Axis Global Equity 23/06/2020 120.88 88.47 134.89 1.3486
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 103.65 80.58 106.78 0.7780
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 111.73 86.75 114.85 0.8490
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 100.46 79.12 107.66 -1.1618
Investec World Axis Core 29/06/2020 120.02 94.40 128.34 -1.3758
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 105.07 90.17 107.83 -0.6319
Investec World Axis Cautious 25/06/2020 109.66 93.98 112.34 -0.6489
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal High Eq 30/09/2019 0.98 0.97 1.02 -0.0045
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 -0.0001
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Dynamic Eq 01/07/2020 0.76 0.67 0.94 0.0028
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Act Inc FoF 30/06/2020 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.0000
Investec World Axis Flexible 24/06/2020 181.63 141.31 187.35 1.3532
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Equity 01/07/2020 1.50 1.11 1.69 -0.0139
Investec Wealth & Invest BCI Bal FoF 30/06/2020 1.46 1.16 1.53 0.0031