Australian active boutique fund manager, Lennox Capital Partners has announced the launch of a new product - the Lennox Australian Microcap Fund.
The new fund would be expected to complement the firm’s flagship Lennox Australian Small Companies Fund which was launched in May last year and which returned more than 26 per cent net of fees since its inception.
The Lennox Australian Microcap Fund, which is an actively managed portfolio investing in microcap equities, would aim to identify companies with “compelling medium-term valuations and minimal short term risk to earnings” and outperform the benchmark S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries Accumulation Index by owning between 20 to 40 Australian and New Zealand-listed securities, the firm said.
Liam Donohue, one of the firm’s founding principals, said: “What you find at the microcap and small-cap end of the universe is that some companies are under-researched, so there is plenty of new information to discover and significant opportunities available if you’re willing to do the work.”
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