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Introduction

We seek to deliver attractive long-term returns by investing in high-quality companies at compelling valuations.

We are singularly focused on growing our investors’ wealth over time and through economic and market cycles.

We invest in a single portfolio consisting of approximately 20 handpicked listed companies from across the globe.

The name GCQ represents the three core foundations of our investment approach:

GLOBAL | We aim to identify the best investments globally, with a strong bias towards developed markets with established shareholder protections.

CONCENTRATED | We undertake thorough independent research on each of our investments and concentrate capital in our best ideas.

QUALITY | We believe the greatest long-term risk-adjusted returns can be achieved by investing in the world’s best companies, at attractive valuation.

We focus on high-quality companies which demonstrate:

  • Potential for predictable growth
  • Favourable industry dynamics
  • Enduring competitive advantages
  • High margins and high returns on capital
  • Low debt
  • A strong management team focused on long-term prosperity

People

Built on years of strong collaboration, the GCQ team brings together extensive experience in investment research, portfolio construction, fund operations and management of investor relationships.

Douglas Tynan, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Justin Hardwick, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Head of Research

Weipei Luo

Investment Analyst

David Symons

Chief Executive Officer

Kathy Wu

Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Higgins

Head of Distribution

Nonie Veness

Operations Manager

Portfolio Performance as at 31 January 2024

Returns1 month3 months6 Months12 MONTHSSince Inception (1 July 2022)
GCQ P Class (AUD)16.7%18.0%15.4%45.7%63.9%
MSCI World Index (AUD)4.9%11.6%7.4%25.0%35.2%
Outperformance1.8%6.4%8.1%20.6%28.7%
1Net performance figures are shown after all fees and expenses and assumes reinvestment of distributions.

Disclaimer

Equity Trustees Limited (Equity Trustees) ABN 46 004 031 298 AFSL 240975 is the Responsible Entity for the GCQ Flagship Fund Class P ARSN 664 242 531 (the Fund). Equity Trustees is a subsidiary of EQT Holdings Limited ABN 22 607 797 615, a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:EQT). The investment manager for the Fund is GCQ Funds Management Pty Ltd AFSL 538513 

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