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High Growth options delivered returns up to 14.24% p.a.*

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Access high-growth options from Australia’s gearing leaders

CFS Geared Index Australian Share

CFS Geared Index Australian Share

8.98% p.a.*


Since inception (Dec 2021)

CFS Geared Index <br>Global Share

CFS Geared Index
Global Share

9.81% p.a.*


Since inception (Dec 2021)


CFS Geared <br>Share

CFS Geared

14.24% p.a.*


Since inception (Aug 1997) 


* The CFS risk measure for these High Growth options is Very High. While the gearing can magnify gains, it will always magnify losses. Minimum suggested timeframe to hold investments is at least 7 years. Investment returns and capital repayment are not guaranteed. Returns are for FirstChoice Wholesale Investments portfolios as at 29 February 2024, calculated on a cumulative year-on-year basis which are then annualised. Returns are after ongoing fees and expenses and net of superannuation earnings taxes. Past performance is not indicative of future performance. For more High Growth options, visit our Funds & Performance tool. Consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement and Target Market Determinations before making an investment decision.

What is High Growth and is it right for you?


CFS High Growth is a geared investment fund which may deliver higher returns than a conventional fund. Put simply, ‘gearing’ means borrowing money to invest.


Geared investments are considered very high risk, because you’ll still have to repay the loan even if the value of your investments fall. So just as gearing magnifies positive investment returns, it will also magnify negative returns.


As a high-risk investment strategy, High Growth is not for everyone. But it can add value when investment returns are greater than borrowing costs.


High Growth is best suited for investors with a long investment timeframe, because this will give the time to ride out short term volatility.   


Start with $1000 and turn on a regular investment plan

Start with $1000 and turn on a regular investment plan

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Get to know your risk appetite

Different investment strategies and timeframes have different levels of risk. As a general rule, the bigger the potential investment return, the higher the investment risk.
Understanding your tolerance for risk can help you feel more comfortable making investment decisions.

How to invest

  1. Join CFS Investments to open an account.

  2. In the investment strategy section, use the APIR and option code to select your investment.

  3. Compare more CFS funds with our performance tool  

  4. Review important information about fees, costs and other fund details in our Product Disclosure Statements.  

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Avanteos Investments Limited ABN 20 096 259 979, AFSL 245531 (AIL) is the trustee of the Colonial First State FirstChoice Superannuation Trust ABN 26 458 298 557 and issuer of FirstChoice range of super and pension products. Colonial First State Investments Limited ABN 98 002 348 352, AFSL 232468 (CFSIL) is the responsible entity and issuer of products made available under FirstChoice Investments and FirstChoice Wholesale Investments.


Information on this webpage is provided by AIL and CFSIL. It may include general advice but does not consider your individual objectives, financial situation, needs or tax circumstances. You can find the target market determinations (TMD) for our financial products at, which include a description of who a financial product might suit. You should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Financial Services Guide (FSG) carefully, assess whether the information is appropriate for you, and consider talking to a financial adviser before making an investment decision. You can get the PDS and FSG at or by calling us on 13 13 36. Past performance is no indication of future performance.