Principles.

Investment philosophy

Methodical is a specialist owner-managed investment management firm.

Owner-managed in order to ensure operational independence, asset management firm in order to emphasize our role as a pure investment manager that does not offer consultant or advisory services.

We follow a research-based philosophy and process supported by disciplined implementation. Returns are generated from two sources, active asset allocation and through selecting underlying managers who have over time been able to prove they are best in specific asset classes.

Fund research and portfolio construction is provided by Morningstar Investment Management (Pty) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the US listed company Morningstar LLC. Morningstar manages in excess of R4trn in client investments globally.

Product.

Risk Profile

We provide a range of high quality, well diversified investment solutions structured as unit trusts. These funds cater for a broad range of investment objectives and time horizons.

Methodical BCI Income Fund

The objective of this fund is to provide investors with a high level of income combined with capital preservation over any rolling 12-month period.

Methodical BCI Stable Fund

The objective of this fund is to offer absolute returns in excess of inflation over the long term, simultaneously aiming to avoid negative performance over any rolling 36-month period.

Methodical BCI Absolute Fund

The fund aims to generate capital growth over the long-term as well as a reasonable level of income. This is an actively managed low equity fund, and capital stability is achieved through diversification across a variety of high-yielding assets.

Methodical BCI Balanced Fund

The primary objective of this multi-asset fund is to provide investors with capital growth over the long-term. The fund aims to generate a return of CPI + 5% per year over any rolling 5-year period.

Methodical BCI Worldwide Growth FoF

The fund aims to achieve higher than average capital growth over the long term. High volatility and capital fluctuations may be experienced in the short-term.

Methodical BCI Global Flexible FoF

The objective of this fund is to provide investors with long-term capital growth through investment in a diversified range of global asset classes and currencies.

Solutions.

MULTI-ASSET FUNDS

1. Methodical BCI Income Fund

The objective of this fund is to provide investors with a high level of income combined with capital preservation over any rolling 12-month period.

2. Methodical BCI Stable Fund

The objective of this fund is to offer absolute returns in excess of inflation over the long term, simultaneously aiming to avoid negative performance over any rolling 36-month period.

3. Methodical BCI Absolute Fund

The fund aims to generate capital growth over the long-term as well as a reasonable level of income. This is an actively managed low equity fund, and capital stability is achieved through diversification across a variety of high-yielding assets.

4. Methodical BCI Balanced Fund

The primary objective of this multi-asset fund is to provide investors with capital growth over the long-term. The fund aims to generate a return of CPI + 5% per year over any rolling 5-year period.

5. Methodical BCI Worldwide Growth FoF

The fund aims to achieve higher than average capital growth over the long term. High volatility and capital fluctuations may be experienced in the short-term.

6. Methodical BCI Global Flexible FoF

The objective of this fund is to provide investors with long-term capital growth through investment in a diversified range of global asset classes and currencies.

Results.

What OUR SOLUTIONS PROVIDE

When the funds are rebalanced or managers within the solutions change from time to time, you don’t incur any capital gains tax because the transactions take place seamlessly within the solutions.

Value for money, which translates into better investment outcomes – our size means that we are able to negotiate preferential fees from underlying managers. Cheaper portfolios result in better performance outcomes for investors, over the long term, compounded savings are substantial.

Peace of mind that you have access to the best investment solutions on the market – Morningstar’s rigorous and independent investment process generates world-class portfolio solutions resulting in a range of products with different return objectives and risk preferences.

Reduced risk through investing in appropriately diversified solutions – the investment process combines the expertise of several high-quality asset managers, all with distinctive offerings. This ensures diversification within each fund which in turn delivers a much smoother and consistent performance over the investment term.

Transparent fee structures and regular reporting to keep you updated. All fees and costs are disclosed in a transparent and clear manner. Our regular investment reporting shows how your money is doing, keeping you informed. You know exactly what you pay for.