An income solution with a focus on preserving capital


What the Macquarie Income Opportunities Fund offers

Clear philosophy

focus on preserving capital and managing liquidity

Flexible strategy

potential for attractive returns across different market conditions


monthly distributions, potential to outperform cash

All investments carry risk. Different investments carry different levels of risk, depending on the investment strategy and the underlying assets. Generally, the higher the potential return of an investment, the greater the risk.

The risks of investing in this fund include:

  • Investment risk: The fund seeks to generate higher income returns than traditional cash investments. The risk of an investment in the fund is higher than an investment in a typical bank account or term deposit. Amounts distributed to unitholders may fluctuate, as may the fund’s unit price. The unit price may vary by material amounts, even over short periods of time, including during the period between a redemption request being made and the time the redemption unit price is calculated.
  • Manager risk: There is no guarantee that the fund will achieve its performance objectives, produce returns that are positive, or compare favourably against its peers. The manager may change its investment strategies and internal trading guidelines over time, and there is no guarantee that such changes would produce favourable outcomes.
  • Income securities risk: The fund may have exposure to a range of income securities, including high yield, emerging markets and structured securities. The value of these securities may fall, for example due to market volatility, interest rate movements, perceptions of credit quality, supply and demand pressures, market sentiment, or issuer default. These risks may be greater for securities offering higher returns, for example high yield or emerging market securities. Income security risk may cause unit price volatility and/or financial loss to the fund.

For a full description of the risks of investing in the fund, you should read the Product Disclosure Statement before deciding to invest. 

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This masterclass, led by Brett Lewthwaite and worth one CPD hour, will explore the Macquarie Income Opportunities Fund’s approach of capital preservation combined with flexibility and discuss how this might assist your clients.

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Detailed fund information

Macquarie is one of Australia’s largest fixed income managers, with over $48 billion1 in assets under management. We have been managing portfolios for more than 30 years and have a global team of more than 100 dedicated fixed income and currency investment professionals

The Macquarie Income Opportunities Fund aims to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index2 (Benchmark) over the medium term (before fees). It also aims to provide higher income returns than traditional cash investments regardless of interest rates or economic cycles.

The fund provides exposure to a wide range of investment grade credit-based securities (predominantly floating and fixed rate corporate bonds, and asset-backed securities) and cash. It may also have exposure to global high yield credit securities, emerging market debt, hybrid securities and a range of credit opportunities when they are expected to outperform and reduce exposure to these sectors when they are expected to underperform.

Generally, exposure will be to floating rate notes. The fund may also have exposure to fixed rate notes with the interest rate risk hedged out through the use of derivatives such as swaps and futures.

The investment process aims to reduce the risk of the fund being adversely affected by unexpected events or downgrades in the credit rating of the fund’s investments. A disciplined framework is used to analyse each sector and proposed investment to assess its risk.

Investors will also be able to access the management expertise of Macquarie and other leading fixed interest managers around the world.

Management fee: 0.492% pa (of net asset value of fund and inclusive of GST).

Read the Product Disclosure Statement for more details on fees and expenses that may be charged.

Generally monthly

  • Zenith3 – Recommended
  • Lonsec4 – Recommended
  • Morningstar5 – three star Morningstar Rating (quantitative rating)
  • Morningstar5 – Silver Morningstar Analyst RatingTM (qualitative rating)

These reports are only available to licensed financial advisers on request. Please contact your local BDM.

Available on:

  • Advantage
  • AMP Flexible Lifetime
  • AMP Personalised Portfolio Service
  • AMP Wealthview
  • Asgard
  • BT Panorama
  • BT Wrap
  • Federation
  • First Choice
  • FirstWrap
  • GrowWrap
  • Hub 24
  • IOOF Pursuit
  • Macquarie Accumulator
  • Macquarie Wrap
  • mFund
  • MLC Wrap
  • National AUST Financial Management
  • MyNorth
  • Netwealth
  • North
  • Oasis
  • Perpetual Wealth Focus
  • PortfolioOne
  • Praemium
  • Summit

Now available via the mFund Settlement Service

We’re pleased to advise that you can now invest in the Macquarie Income Opportunities Fund via mFund.

mFund allows you to buy, hold and sell units in unlisted managed funds through a process similar to buying and selling shares.

Visit the mFund website to learn more

Find out how we can help

If you'd like to speak to a Macquarie Business Development Manager about how we can help, get in touch.

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