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Australia/New Zealand

Ticker: CNZLX
Inception Date: 11/25/1991

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Mutual Fund Overview: Invest in Australia/New Zealand Fund

Situated ‘ down under’, the neighboring countries utilize their strong characteristics to drive their separate economies. Their exports consistently provide for the needs of over half of the world’s population located in the Pacific Rim.

Investors may be familiar with the popularity of these countries as tourist destinations and for their emerging wine market. Australia has many additional exports, including metals, minerals, fossil fuels, and agricultural derivatives. Their technological growth opens unparalleled opportunities for the Australian economy. As new technology is designed and adopted, Australia is also developing advanced financial and service sector capabilities.

Primarily focused on producing agricultural products, New Zealand is a key provider of goods to the southern Pacific Rim. In addition, the country has specialty manufacturing and service sectors. Over the past decade, healthcare, education, technology, and tourism have grown significantly.

In addition to the economic attributes, Australia and New Zealand both have strong democratic governments, established rule of law, and transparent economies, making them prime countries for foreign investments.

Both governing bodies:

  • • Provide support for local investments;
  • • Encourage public ownership; and
  • • Afford business friendly platforms;
  • • Display historically strong national finances.

Through relationships with business and government leaders, the investment managers of the Australia/New Zealand Fund seek to learn more about each country’s economy to enable decisions about investing in companies, so you have opportunities to bring it home.

Investment Objective

The Fund’s investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation and current income. It invests primarily in equity and debt securities of Australia and New Zealand issuers.

By learning the nation, knowing the people, identifying the needs, and determining who the companies are that are involved in providing the needed products, goods, and solutions, the Australia/New Zealand Fund tries to remain in the pathway of progress.

Fund Performance

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Fund Investment Holdings

Holdings as of 12/31/22

South Port New Zealand13.3%
Infratil Ltd.8.4%
Mainfreight Ltd.6.3%
Freightways Ltd4.6%
Sonic Healthcare Ltd3.9%
Briscoe Group Ltd3.9%
Coles Group Ltd3.8%
Skellerup Holdings Ltd3.7%
Csl Ltd3.6%
Ikegps Group Ltd3.5%
Telstra Group Ltd2.9%
Brambles Ltd2.7%
Millennium & Copthorne2.6%
Origin Energy Ltd2.5%
Qube Holdings Ltd2.1%
Apa Group2.1%
Marsden Maritime Holdings2.1%
Cochlear Ltd2.0%
Pacific Edge Ltd1.9%
Webjet Ltd1.7%
New Zealand Dollar1.7%
Arvida Group Ltd.1.6%
Cleanaway Waste Mgmt1.6%
Port Of Tauranga Ltd1.6%
Oceania Healthcare Ltd1.6%
Ramsay Health Care Ltd1.2%
Green Cross Health Ltd1.2%
Sanford Limited1.1%
Vulcan Steel Ltd1.1%
Australian Dollar1.1%
Lendlease Corp Ltd1.1%
Delegat Group Ltd1.0%
Tower Ltd1.0%
Ryman Healthcare Ltd0.9%
Summerset Group Hldg0.8%
Scentre Group0.8%
Aft Pharmaceutical0.8%
Aroa Biosurgery Ltd.0.8%
Feder-Gt Obl-I 70.5%
Fletcher Building Ltd0.4%
Comvita Ltd0.2%
Appen Ltd0.2%

Portfolio holdings will change due to ongoing management of the Fund. Reference to specific securities or sectors should not be construed as recommendations by the Fund, the advisor, or the distributor.


Record date of December 15, 2022 the Ex-Dividend/Reinvestment and Payable Date of December 16, 2022.

Ordinary Investment Income per share: $0.0000
Short-Term Capital Gain Per Share:$0.0000
Long-Term Capital Gain Per Share: $0.0672


The minimum initial investment is $200 and there is no minimum for subsequent investments.


Learn about the principal risks of investing in the Australia/New Zealand Fund, which includes market, foreign security, and geographic risk.