How they work

  • 4 key facts

    • Managed funds provide an opportunity to pool your money with other investors to access a wide range of investment opportunities
    • You can invest for capital growth or regular income
    • Specialist investment managers invest according to the fund’s objective and strategy
    • You can start investing with as little as $5,000

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Why invest in managed funds?

  • Diversification

    Look beyond Australian markets and access a range of global investment strategies.

  • Unique opportunities

    Access investment opportunities not always available to individual investors.

  • Growth

    Make regular contributions or reinvest income to build your investment.

  • Experience

    Access the expertise of professional and experienced fund managers.

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Investing solutions

FirstChoice Wholesale Investments

Access a wide range of managed funds across different asset classes all in one place.

Managed Funds for your SMSF

Access global investments and diversify your SMSF with the help of Colonial First State.

FirstWrap

Comprehensive investment choice, convenience and flexibility through one account.

Help grow your investments

A financial planner can help you to review or establish your investment portfolio, matched to your personal financial goals.

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Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

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Share Trading

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Commonwealth Direct Investment Account

The ideal place to grow your investment funds while you plan your next move.

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Things you should know

  • The information contained may include general advice but does not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation and needs of any particular individual. You should assess with the help of legal, financial and taxation advice, whether the information is appropriate in light of your own circumstances before acting on it.

    The Target Market Determinations (TMD) for our financial products can be found at www.cfs.com.au/tmd and include a description of who the financial product is appropriate for, and any conditions on how products can be distributed to customers.

    Colonial First State Investments Limited ABN 98 002 348 352, AFS Licence 232468 (Colonial First State) is the issuer of the FirstChoice range of super and pension products from the Colonial First State FirstChoice Superannuation Trust ABN 26 458 298 557. Colonial First State also issues interests in products made available under FirstChoice Investments and FirstChoice Wholesale Investments. This information may include general advice but does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. You should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) carefully and assess whether the information is appropriate for you and consider talking to a financial adviser before making an investment decision. PDSs for the FirstChoice range of products are available at colonialfirststate.com.au or by calling us on 13 13 36.

    Colonial First State Custom Solutions, is the registered business name of Avanteos Investments Limited ABN 20 096 259 979, AFSL 245531 (Avanteos). Avanteos is the issuer of the FirstWrap super and pension products from the Avanteos Superannuation Trust ABN 38 876 896 681. Avanteos also issues interests and operates investments under FirstWrap. This information provides general information and does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs. You should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) carefully and assess whether the information is appropriate for you and consider talking to a financial adviser before making an investment decision. Disclosure documents for the FirstWrap range of products are available from your financial adviser.

    Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399 AFSL 238814 (CommSec) is a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 AFSL 234945 and a market participant of ASX Limited and CHI-X Pty Limited, a clearing participant of ASX Clear Pty Limited and a settlement participant of ASX Settlement Pty Limited You can view the CommSec Share Trading Terms and Conditions (PDF) and our Financial Services Guide (PDF) and should consider them before making any decision about these products and services.