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Leader in active quantitative equities across Australian equities, global equities, emerging markets and global small companies.

Backed by a unique blend of research, portfolio construction and risk management, focused on uncovering original insights and translating them into investment strategies that are active and systematic, aiming to generate alpha.

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A real quiet achiever that has delivered for investors

RQI Investors (formerly Realindex Investments)

The Realindex Australian Share Value-Class A Fund is a real achiever1 that, since its inception in 2008, has delivered long-term outperformance compared to its benchmark for investors. Its approach? A benchmark-agnostic process that combines original ideas, powered by data analysis, to create portfolios that uncover market mispricings to deliver returns.


Morningstar Medalist RatingTM of 'Gold'

Realindex Australian Share Value-Class A Fund*

"A time-tested, solid, and inexpensive option for diverse, value-tilted Australian equities exposure."

KongKon Goi, Morningstar Analyst, Morningstar Global Fund Report


* As at 5/4/2023

Morningstar Medalist RatingTM
Analyst-Driven - 100%
Data Coverage - 100%

Why we think this fund is a real achiever

The Australian Share Value-Class A Fund aims to provide capital and income growth by curating and investing in a diversified universe of Australian shares with an investment objective to outperform the S&P / ASX 200 Accumulation Index over rolling 5-year periods before fees and taxes.

This fund is appropriate for investors with 'Very High' risk and return profiles. A suitable investor for this fund will have a long-term investment horizon, seeking to invest their capital for a minimum of 7 years and will have a tolerance for a very high risk of negative returns in the short run.

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  • The Realindex Australian Share Value-Class A Fund received a Morningstar Medalist Rating™ of ‘Gold’ as of 5 April 2023

  • The Fund has delivered returns of 10.1% after fees since inception in November 2008, compared to a benchmark return of 9.4%2.

  • For 15 years, we have combined the academic rigor of our team with powerful data analysis to identify and exploit undervalued stocks with decent quality characteristics.

History doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. If you can be patient and stick with a disciplined investment process, then we believe that will pay off over the long term. That's what we're doing.

Andrew Francis

Chief Executive, RQI Investors

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1. Since the fund’s inception in 2008

2. As at 31 March 2023. Any performance information has been calculated using exit prices after taking into account all ongoing fees and assuming reinvestment of distributions. No allowance has been made for taxation. Past performance is not indicative of future performance.


The Morningstar Medalist Rating™ for Realindex Australian Share Value-Class A Fund is 'Gold' as of 05/04/2023. Source: Morningstar Global Fund Report published on 06/04/2023 © 2023 Morningstar, Inc. All rights reserved. Neither Morningstar, its affiliates, nor the content providers guarantee the data or content contained herein to be accurate, complete or timely nor will they have any liability for its use or distribution. This report or data has been prepared for clients of Morningstar Australasia Pty Ltd (ABN: 95 090 665 544, AFSL: 240892) and/or New Zealand wholesale clients of Morningstar Research Ltd, subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc. Any general advice has been provided without reference to your financial objectives, situation or needs. For more information refer to our Financial Services Guide at You should consider the advice in light of these matters and if applicable, the relevant Product Disclosure Statement before making any decision to invest. Morningstar’s publications, ratings and products should be viewed as an additional investment resource, not as your sole source of information. Morningstar’s full research reports are the source of any Morningstar Ratings and are available from Morningstar or your adviser. Past performance does not necessarily indicate a financial product’s future performance. To obtain advice tailored to your situation, contact a financial adviser.

Performance returns are calculated net of management fees and transaction costs. Performance returns for periods greater than one year are annualised. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

This material has been prepared and issued by First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd (ABN 89 114 194 311, AFSL 289017) (FSI AIM, Realindex), which forms part of First Sentier Investors, a global asset management business. First Sentier Investors is ultimately owned by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc (MUFG), a global financial group. A copy of the Financial Services Guide for FSI AIM is available from First Sentier Investors on its website.

This material contains general information only. It is not intended to provide you with financial product advice and does not take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before making an investment decision you should consider, with a financial advisor, whether this information is appropriate in light of your investment needs, objectives and financial situation.

The product disclosure statement (PDS) or Information Memorandum (IM) (as applicable) for the Realindex Australian Share Value – Class A (ARSN 132 950 433) (Fund), issued by Colonial First State Investments Limited (ABN 98 002 348 352, AFSL 232468) (CFSIL), should be considered before deciding whether to acquire or hold units in the Fund(s). The PDS or IM are available from First Sentier Investors. The target market determination (TMD) for the Fund is available from First Sentier Investors on its website and should be considered by prospective investors before any investment decision to ensure that investors form part of the target market.

MUFG, Realindex, their respective affiliates and any service provider to the Fund do not guarantee the performance of the Fund or the repayment of capital by the Fund. Investments in the Fund are not deposits or other liabilities of MUFG, Realindex, their respective affiliates or any service providers to the Fund and investment-type products are subject to investment risk including loss of income and capital invested.

Any opinions expressed in this material are the opinions of the individual author at the time of publication only and are subject to change without notice. Such opinions: (i) are not a recommendation to hold, purchase or sell a particular financial product; (ii) may not include all of the information needed to make an investment decision in relation to such a financial product; and (iii) may substantially differ from other individual authors within First Sentier Investors.

We have taken reasonable care to ensure that this material is accurate, current, and complete and fit for its intended purpose and audience as at the date of publication.

Any performance information has been calculated using exit prices after taking into account all ongoing fees and assuming reinvestment of distributions. No allowance has been made for taxation. Past performance is not indicative of future performance.

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