Share Price1

Post-Tax NTA1

$2.52

Portfolio Size1

$561m

ASX: VG8  |  Listing date: 13 November 2019

VG8 provides investors with access to a concentrated portfolio, predominantly comprised of long investments and short positions in Asian listed securities. It may also take positions in other companies with significant exposure to the Asian market. The fund is actively managed by VGI Partners (the Manager) with a focus on capital preservation. VG8 will typically invest in 15-30 long investments. The top ten long investments will usually represent between 40-50% of the portfolio’s NAV.

1Share price is delayed by 20 minutes. Net Tangible Assets (NTA) per share and portfolio size as at 14 Feb 2020. Weekly NTA Updates are available under ASX Releases.

Board

Lawrence Myers

Independent Chairman

B.Acc (UniSA), CA, CTA

 

Mr Myers is the founder and managing director of MBP Advisory Pty Limited, a Sydney firm of Chartered Accountants which he established in 1998. His client base spans a broad range of industries and activities, and he specialises in advising very high net worth individuals and families, their businesses and commercial endeavours. This portfolio includes some of Australia’s largest private and public companies. Mr Myers’ specialist areas of practice include Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Business advisory, Tax Consulting and Advisory, Succession Planning and Family Office services. Mr Myers holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of South Australia. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, The Taxation Institute of Australia and the NTAA. Mr Myers is also a Registered Company Auditor and a Registered Tax Agent.

 

Mr Myers has been a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of ASX-listed Breville Group Limited since 2013 and has been its lead independent director since August 2014.

 

Mr Myers is an Independent Director of VGI Partners Global Investments Limited (VG1) and the Chairman of VG1’s Audit and Risk Committee.

Robert M. P. Luciano

Director

B.Com (Acc/Fin) (UNSW), M.Com (Fin) (UNSW), F.Fin, CFA

 

Mr. Luciano has over twenty five years’ experience gained as a portfolio manager, equities analyst and accountant. Prior to founding VGI Partners in 2008, Mr. Luciano spent five years as an Executive Director and Investment Manager with Caledonia Investments in Sydney and has also held positions as a Portfolio Manager at Allianz Equity Management and an equities analyst at BNP Paribas (formerly Prudential-Bache Securities Australia).

 

Mr. Luciano commenced his career as an accountant with BDO Nelson Parkhill in 1993. Mr. Luciano graduated from the University of New South Wales, with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting & Finance and later completed a Masters of Commerce, majoring in Advanced Finance. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Mr. Luciano has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program and has been awarded the CFA Charter.

 

Mr Luciano is the Executive Chairman of VGI Partners Limited and a Director of VGI Partners Global Investments Limited (VG1).

Douglas H. Tynan

Director

B.Com (Acc) (UQLD), B.Econ (Fin) (UQLD), F.Fin, CFA

 

Mr Tynan has over fifteen years’ experience as an equities analyst and accountant. Prior to joining VGI Partners in 2008, Mr Tynan was a manager and analyst within the Corporate Finance and Assurance divisions of BDO Kendalls.

 

Mr Tynan graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and a Bachelor of Economics, majoring in Finance. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Mr Tynan has completed the CFA Program and has been awarded the CFA Charter. Mr Tynan has completed the CFA Program and has been awarded the CFA Charter. Mr Tynan is an Executive Director of VGI Partners Limited and a Director of VGI Partners Global Investments Limited (VG1).

Adelaide McDonald

Independent Director

B.Com (Acc/Fin) (UQLD), B.BusMan (Econ) (UQLD), CFA

 

Ms McDonald has over 10 years’ experience in corporate advisory and equity research. Most recently she was an Associate Director at KPMG in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice with previous roles at Wilson HTM and BDO Kendalls. Ms McDonald graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Commerce, with majors in Accounting and Finance, and a Bachelor of Business Management, majoring in Business Economics. Ms McDonald has completed the CFA Program and has been awarded the CFA Charter.

 

Ms McDonald is an Independent Director of VGI Partners Global Investments Limited (VG1) and a member of VG1’s Audit and Risk Committee. She is also an Executive Director of MDH Pty Ltd.

William Brown

Independent Director

B.A (Econ) (University of Pennsylvania), MBA (Columbia Business School)

 

William Brown has over 30 years of investment experience as a principal and advisor. Currently, Mr Brown is the Chief Investment Officer of Terrace Tower Group, a Sydney and New York based real estate and investment company started by John Saunders, one of two co-founders of Westfield Group.

 

Mr Brown also has served as a Partner and member of the investment committee at AIM13, a multi-family investment office with more than US$1 billion invested in alternative assets. Previously, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Hartz Capital, a privately-owned multi-strategy hedge fund associated with the Leonard Stern family office. While at Hartz, Mr Brown had direct oversight of approximately US$1 billion of securities split between externally and internally managed strategies.

 

Prior to joining Hartz, he was a Managing Director at Berenson & Company and a Director of Credit Suisse First Boston’s Telecom and Media Industry Group, specialising in mergers and acquisitions. He also worked as a Vice President at Lazard Frères and Lehman Brothers, where he focused on the technology, media and telecom sectors. Mr Brown began his investment career in 1989 as an investment banking analyst at Salomon Brothers Inc.

Key Dates

DateEventMore Information
31 Jan 20201H20 ResultsSee ASX Releases
6 Feb 20201H20 Results BriefingBriefing Invitation

Briefings

1H20 Results

Monthly NTA Statements

DateTitle
7 Feb 2020Jan 2020 Monthly NTA Statement
10 Jan 2020Dec 2019 Monthly NTA Statement

 

Weekly NTA is available under ASX Releases.

DateTitle
6 Dec 2019Nov 2019 Monthly NTA Statement

 

Weekly NTA is available under ASX Releases.

ASX Releases

DateTitle
31 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
30 Dec 2019Weekly NTA Update
30 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
27 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
24 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
23 Dec 2019Weekly NTA Update
23 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
17 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Lawrence Myers
16 Dec 2019Weekly NTA Update
9 Dec 2019Weekly NTA Update
9 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
6 Dec 2019Nov 2019 Monthly NTA Statement
6 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
4 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
3 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
2 Dec 2019Weekly NTA Update
2 Dec 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
29 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
28 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
27 Nov 2019Change of Company Secretary
27 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
26 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
25 Nov 2019Weekly NTA Update
25 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
22 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
21 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
20 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
19 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
18 Nov 2019Notice of Initial Substantial Holder - Pine Ridge
18 Nov 2019Notice of Initial Substantial Holder - VGIP and Associates
18 Nov 2019Weekly NTA Update
18 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
15 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
14 Nov 2019ASIC Relief - Alignment of First Half Year Reports
14 Nov 2019Change of Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
14 Nov 2019Securities Trading Policy
13 Nov 2019Initial Director's Interest Notice - Douglas Tynan
13 Nov 2019Initial Director's Interest Notice Lawrence Myers
13 Nov 2019Initial Director's Interest Notice - Adelaide McDonald
13 Nov 2019Initial Director's Interest Notice - Robert Luciano
13 Nov 2019Initial Director's Interest Notice - William Brown
12 Nov 2019Securities Trading Policy
12 Nov 2019Pre-quotation Disclosure Notice
12 Nov 2019Top 20 Holders
12 Nov 2019Distribution Schedule
12 Nov 2019Updated Pro Forma Statement of Financial Position
12 Nov 2019Constitution
12 Nov 2019Prospectus
12 Nov 2019Appendix 1A and Information Form and Checklist
12 Nov 2019Admission and Commencement of Official Quotation