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Chester Asset Management launches the Chester High Conviction Fund

April 2017 | Chester Asset Management’s flagship product the Chester High Conviction Fund has been launched

This launch marks the commencement of Chester’s wholesale fund.

Chester Asset Management Pty Ltd. was established in 2017 by Rob Tucker and Anthony Kavanagh. It is a boutique investment manager and is 100% owned by its staff, hence has absolute alignment of interests between the staff and the clients. Rob and Anthony have enjoyed a strong working relationship for over 7 years. They were both formerly employed by Melbourne based boutique, SG Hiscock. Rob has worked in the industry for 18 years, spending time at Merrill Lynch before working for HSBC Asset Management for 9 years, 5 of these years (2005-2010) were based in Hong Kong where he managed a large pool of money for a wide array of institutional clients. The 5 year track record managing the HSBC Australian Country fund delivered 4.3% outperformance per annum. Rob worked at SG Hiscock from 2010 to 2017, being the portfolio manager for the SGH Australia Plus fund from October 2013 until his departure in February 2017. During this period the Fund delivered very strong returns for clients for over 3 years (in excess of 10% outperformance per annum)*. Anthony Kavanagh has 9 years industry experience and was a highly rated energy consultant at Core Energy where he met Rob, before joining SG Hiscock in 2013 to work as an investment analyst. His analytical skills have gained a strong reputation in the industry over the past 4 years. He started his career at KPMG.

For more information contact Rob Tucker on +61 3 9691 5437 or Anthony Kavanagh on +61 3 9691 5421

 

*We note this is a statement of fact of the performance achieved by the fund during the time which Rob Tucker was the sole Portfolio Manager making active decisions on the Australia Plus Portfolio. We note performance is the record of the firm not of the individual however past performance has been constructed from publicly available unit price data. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance and should not be relied upon in making investment decisions.

Robert Tucker