As part of our commitment to delivering better outcomes for members, from 1 March 2020, we reduced the fees that members pay for their investments in the Colonial First State Managed Investment Funds.
From 1 March 2020
- We reduced management costs of the funds by between 0.55% pa and 1.10% pa.
- As part of the simplification of our fee arrangements, any fee rebates in place will also cease.
- We’ll stop paying commissions to financial advisers.
COMMUNICATING TO YOUR CLIENTS
All members will experience lower fees as a result of these changes. To learn more about these changes please refer to the member flyer and sample member letter available below. We will begin to write to your impacted clients from March 2020.
Adviser Use Only
Colonial First State Investments Limited ABN 98 002 348 352, AFSL 232468 (CFSIL) is the issuer of FirstChoice Personal Super, FirstChoice Wholesale Personal Super, FirstChoice Pension, FirstChoice Wholesale Pension, FirstChoice Employer Super offered from the Colonial First State FirstChoice Superannuation Trust ABN 26 458 298 557. It also issues interests in the Rollover & Superannuation Fund (ROSCO) and Personal Pension Plan (PPP) offered from the Colonial First State Rollover & Superannuation Fund ABN 88 854 638 840. CFSIL also issues interests in products made available under FirstChoice Investments and FirstChoice Wholesale Investments. The investment performance and the repayment of capital of CFSIL products is not guaranteed.
Avanteos Investments Limited ABN 20 096 259 979, AFS Licence 245531 (AIL) is the trustee of the Avanteos Superannuation Trust ABN 38 876 896 681 which includes FirstWrap Plus Super and Pension, and is the operator of The Avanteos Wrap Account Service which includes FirstWrap Plus Investments. The investment performance and the repayment of capital of AIL products is not guaranteed.
This is based on the understanding of current regulatory requirements and laws as at the date of publication. While all care has been taken in the preparation of this document (using sources believed to be reliable and accurate), to the maximum extent permitted by law, no person including CFSIL and AIL, accepts responsibility for any loss suffered by any person arising from reliance on this information. This document contains general information strictly for adviser use only and is not to be handed to any investor. It does not take into account any person’s individual objectives, financial situation, needs or taxation circumstances. The Target Market Determinations (TMD) for our financial products can be found at www.cfs.com.au/tmd and include a description of who a financial product is appropriate for. You should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), Financial Services Guide (FSG) or Investor Directed Portfolio Service Guide (IDPS Guide) before making any recommendations. Investors should read the relevant PDS, FSG or IDPS Guide before making an investment decision and consider talking to a financial adviser. Investors can obtain FirstChoice PDSs and the FSG from www.cfs.com.au or by calling 13 13 36 and FirstWrap PDSs, FSGs and IDPSs from their adviser or firstwrap.com.au.