Unit trust investments & funds

The simple way to access investment opportunities

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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

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Unit Trust Fund Overview

Investment considerations

Investment considerations

Choose the unit trust that suits your investment objectives

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.

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 BCI Balanced Fund of Funds General Investor Report
    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 BCI Equity Unit Trust General Investor Report
    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 Active Income Fund of Funds General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Property Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Property Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Progressive Yield Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Progressive Yield Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Diversified Growth Fund of Funds Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Diversified Growth Fund of Funds General Investor Report
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Wealth & Investment BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) General Investor Report
    Investec Global Balanced Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Global Balanced Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Global Growth Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Global Growth Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Global Leaders Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Global Leaders Fund General Investor Report
    Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund Minimum Disclosure Document
    Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund General Investor Report

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Current prices of the unit trusts

Fund Name Class Information Date NAV (R) 52 Week Low Price (R) 52 Week High Price (R) Change in Price
Investec Global Balanced Fund D 13/10/2021 126.48 108.27 130.99 0.6453
Investec Global Balanced Fund B 13/10/2021 125.89 108.07 130.42 0.6412
Investec Global Balanced Fund A 13/10/2021 125.21 107.95 129.79 0.6364
Investec Global Growth Fund D 13/10/2021 133.45 109.25 139.43 0.7882
Investec Global Growth Fund B 13/10/2021 132.83 109.05 138.82 0.7835
Investec Global Growth Fund A 13/10/2021 131.91 108.77 137.93 0.7766
Investec W&I BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) H 15/10/2021 1.15 0.94 1.20 0.0130
Investec W&I BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) B 15/10/2021 1.15 0.94 1.20 0.0131
Investec W&I BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) A 15/10/2021 1.15 0.94 1.19 0.0130
Investec Global Leaders Fund D 13/10/2021 134.18 100.01 142.65 1.0490
Investec Global Leaders Fund B 13/10/2021 133.54 99.83 142.02 1.0431
Investec Global Leaders Fund A 13/10/2021 132.57 99.53 141.06 1.0340
Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund D 13/10/2021 148.80 101.65 152.45 0.6045
Investec World Axis Flexible Fund D 13/10/2021 142.70 109.97 144.65 0.3945
Investec World Axis Core Fund D 13/10/2021 139.08 107.24 141.73 0.2013
Investec World Axis Cautious Fund D 13/10/2021 123.38 109.22 125.17 0.3430
Investec World Axis Core Fund B 13/10/2021 263.43 203.69 268.53 0.3792
Investec World Axis Cautious Fund B 13/10/2021 148.78 132.07 150.98 0.4124
Investec World Axis Core Fund A 13/10/2021 254.37 197.51 259.41 0.3631
Investec World Axis Flexible Fund B 13/10/2021 249.07 192.49 252.56 0.6866
Investec W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund H 15/10/2021 1.25 0.85 1.37 0.0022
Investec W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund B 15/10/2021 1.26 0.85 1.37 0.0022
Investec W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund A 15/10/2021 1.25 0.85 1.37 0.0021
Investec W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund H 15/10/2021 1.14 0.93 1.14 0.0005
Investec W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund B 15/10/2021 1.14 0.93 1.15 0.0005
Investec W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund A 15/10/2021 1.13 0.93 1.14 0.0005
Investec W&I BCI Equity Fund A 15/10/2021 1.97 1.51 2.01 -0.0011
Investec W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds A 14/10/2021 1.77 1.43 1.77 0.0093
Investec W&I BCI Property Fund A 15/10/2021 0.93 0.57 0.98 0.0058
Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund D 13/10/2021 114.37 99.79 121.91 1.0886
Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund B 13/10/2021 114.07 99.79 121.63 1.0849
Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund A 13/10/2021 113.63 99.78 121.22 1.0795
Investec W&I BCI Diverisifed Growth Fund of Funds H 14/10/2021 1.23 0.95 1.23 0.0097
Investec W&I BCI Property Fund H 15/10/2021 0.94 0.57 0.98 0.0057
Investec W&I BCI Progressive Yield Fund H 15/10/2021 1.08 0.84 1.08 0.0035
Investec W&I BCI Equity Fund H 15/10/2021 1.97 1.51 2.01 -0.0012
Investec W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds H 14/10/2021 1.76 1.42 1.76 0.0093
Investec W&I BCI Diverisifed Growth Fund of Funds B 14/10/2021 1.23 0.95 1.23 0.0097
Investec W&I BCI Diverisifed Growth Fund of Funds A 14/10/2021 1.23 0.95 1.23 0.0096
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds H 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds C 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds B 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds A 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Equity Fund B 15/10/2021 1.97 1.52 2.01 -0.0012
Investec W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds B 14/10/2021 1.77 1.44 1.77 0.0093
Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund B 13/10/2021 236.76 162.20 242.65 0.9602
Investec World Axis Cautious Fund A 13/10/2021 146.56 130.34 148.76 0.4055
Investec World Axis Flexible Fund A 13/10/2021 240.56 186.70 244.03 0.6602
Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund A 13/10/2021 228.67 157.31 234.45 0.9246
Investec W&I BCI Progressive Yield Fund A 15/10/2021 1.08 0.84 1.08 0.0035
Fund Name Class Information Date NAV (R) 52 Week Low Price (R) 52 Week High Price (R) Change in Price
Investec Global Balanced Fund D 13/10/2021 126.48 108.27 130.99 0.6453
Investec Global Balanced Fund B 13/10/2021 125.89 108.07 130.42 0.6412
Investec Global Balanced Fund A 13/10/2021 125.21 107.95 129.79 0.6364
Investec Global Growth Fund D 13/10/2021 133.45 109.25 139.43 0.7882
Investec Global Growth Fund B 13/10/2021 132.83 109.05 138.82 0.7835
Investec Global Growth Fund A 13/10/2021 131.91 108.77 137.93 0.7766
Investec W&I BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) H 15/10/2021 1.15 0.94 1.20 0.0130
Investec W&I BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) B 15/10/2021 1.15 0.94 1.20 0.0131
Investec W&I BCI Global Leaders Equity Fund (ZAR) A 15/10/2021 1.15 0.94 1.19 0.0130
Investec Global Leaders Fund D 13/10/2021 134.18 100.01 142.65 1.0490
Investec Global Leaders Fund B 13/10/2021 133.54 99.83 142.02 1.0431
Investec Global Leaders Fund A 13/10/2021 132.57 99.53 141.06 1.0340
Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund D 13/10/2021 148.80 101.65 152.45 0.6045
Investec World Axis Flexible Fund D 13/10/2021 142.70 109.97 144.65 0.3945
Investec World Axis Core Fund D 13/10/2021 139.08 107.24 141.73 0.2013
Investec World Axis Cautious Fund D 13/10/2021 123.38 109.22 125.17 0.3430
Investec World Axis Core Fund B 13/10/2021 263.43 203.69 268.53 0.3792
Investec World Axis Cautious Fund B 13/10/2021 148.78 132.07 150.98 0.4124
Investec World Axis Core Fund A 13/10/2021 254.37 197.51 259.41 0.3631
Investec World Axis Flexible Fund B 13/10/2021 249.07 192.49 252.56 0.6866
Investec W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund H 15/10/2021 1.25 0.85 1.37 0.0022
Investec W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund B 15/10/2021 1.26 0.85 1.37 0.0022
Investec W&I BCI Dynamic Equity Fund A 15/10/2021 1.25 0.85 1.37 0.0021
Investec W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund H 15/10/2021 1.14 0.93 1.14 0.0005
Investec W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund B 15/10/2021 1.14 0.93 1.15 0.0005
Investec W&I BCI Balanced High Equity Fund A 15/10/2021 1.13 0.93 1.14 0.0005
Investec W&I BCI Equity Fund A 15/10/2021 1.97 1.51 2.01 -0.0011
Investec W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds A 14/10/2021 1.77 1.43 1.77 0.0093
Investec W&I BCI Property Fund A 15/10/2021 0.93 0.57 0.98 0.0058
Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund D 13/10/2021 114.37 99.79 121.91 1.0886
Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund B 13/10/2021 114.07 99.79 121.63 1.0849
Investec Global Sustainable Equity Fund A 13/10/2021 113.63 99.78 121.22 1.0795
Investec W&I BCI Diverisifed Growth Fund of Funds H 14/10/2021 1.23 0.95 1.23 0.0097
Investec W&I BCI Property Fund H 15/10/2021 0.94 0.57 0.98 0.0057
Investec W&I BCI Progressive Yield Fund H 15/10/2021 1.08 0.84 1.08 0.0035
Investec W&I BCI Equity Fund H 15/10/2021 1.97 1.51 2.01 -0.0012
Investec W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds H 14/10/2021 1.76 1.42 1.76 0.0093
Investec W&I BCI Diverisifed Growth Fund of Funds B 14/10/2021 1.23 0.95 1.23 0.0097
Investec W&I BCI Diverisifed Growth Fund of Funds A 14/10/2021 1.23 0.95 1.23 0.0096
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds H 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds C 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds B 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Active Income Fund of Funds A 14/10/2021 1.01 0.99 1.01 -0.0001
Investec W&I BCI Equity Fund B 15/10/2021 1.97 1.52 2.01 -0.0012
Investec W&I BCI Balanced Fund of Funds B 14/10/2021 1.77 1.44 1.77 0.0093
Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund B 13/10/2021 236.76 162.20 242.65 0.9602
Investec World Axis Cautious Fund A 13/10/2021 146.56 130.34 148.76 0.4055
Investec World Axis Flexible Fund A 13/10/2021 240.56 186.70 244.03 0.6602
Investec World Axis Global Equity Fund A 13/10/2021 228.67 157.31 234.45 0.9246
Investec W&I BCI Progressive Yield Fund A 15/10/2021 1.08 0.84 1.08 0.0035