Our APS Foundation supporters

We are extremely grateful for the support we receive from a number of generous fund managers, who provide us with their investment services pro bono, to assist with the management of the APS Foundation (APSF).

We sincerely thank the following companies for their kind support.



Aberdeen Asset Management is a global asset management company based in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Operating out of 25 countries, their clients are typically large institutions, including central banks, national and corporate pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds, as well as intermediaries and retail investors.


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Anacacia Capital is an award winning Australian private equity firm focused on small-medium enterprises (SMEs). Its investors include institutions, family offices and high net worth individuals.  Its Wattle Fund actively invests in small listed companies and its private equity funds invest in small private companies often managing ownership change, succession, management buyouts, growth and new acquisitions.


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Antipodes Partners seeks to take advantage of the market’s tendency for irrational extrapolation around change, identify great businesses that are not valued as such and build high conviction portfolios with a capital preservation focus.


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Armitage Associates invests alongside outstanding owner operators of growing, profitable businesses across Australia and New Zealand.  They actively partner with companies, working closely with founders and leveraging the extensive Armitage network to support growth.   They have a long-term, patient capital and adopt a long-term ownership mentality.


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Auscap Asset Management was founded in 2012 by Tim Carleton and Matthew Parker. Auscap is a value-based Australian equities manager. Auscap manages the Auscap Long Short Australian Equities Fund which targets solid absolute risk-adjusted returns, looking to invest in companies that generate strong cash flows and are trading at attractive prices. Tim and Matt have over 30 years of combined experience in the financial services industry, previously managing Australian equities long/short portfolios at leading global investment banks. They are both investors in the fund.



Centennial Asset Management is an independent Australian asset management business, manager of the Level 18 Fund – a long/short equity fund with a bias towards investing in smaller capitalised companies.  They are focused on building wealth over the long term by investing for absolute returns rather than for a return relative to any particular index.



CHAMP Private Equity The primary investment objective of CHAMP is to achieve long-term capital appreciation in businesses located in, or otherwise having a material portion of their business plan centering on Australia and New Zealand.



Commonwealth Securities Limited (CommSec) is an online trading platform that offers a range of industry products and resources. CommSec is a wholly owned subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia.


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DS Capital was established in 2012 by James Davis and Rodney Brott to manage their equities investments and those of likeminded co-investors.  Today they  have over 120 investors. Their process combines a professional, disciplined, research driven approach to invest in and actively manage a concentrated ‘best of breed’ portfolio of listed industrial businesses.  They aim to make returns for investors but are always mindful of preserving investor’s capital. They value their relationships with investors and will not be a ‘faceless institution’.


EGP Capital is a Sydney based private investment company with an unconstrained investment mandate that currently focuses its investments in Australian listed businesses.  Formerly known as Eternal Growth Partners, EGP Capital was established in 2011.

FIFE Capital

Fife Capital is an independent alternative asset manager with a 50 year history of owning and operating assets.  Fife Capital invests on behalf of institutions, retirement funds and private capital sources, and are known for a strong focus on the management and value enhancement of real estate investments.



Impact Investment Group (IIG) is a leading Australian impact investment funds manager, a certified B Corporation and a member of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia. IIG sources and develops investments across various asset classes that not only generate social and environmental value throughout the investment’s life, but also deliver attractive commercial financial returns for investors.


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LHC Capital is a specialist investment management company combining a fundamental, research driven investment strategy and a strong capability in risk management with a clear aim of producing absolute returns that are uncorrelated to general market condition.



Magellan Financial Group is a specialist funds management business based in Sydney. Magellan Asset Management Limited (‘Magellan’) manages global equities and global listed infrastructure strategies for high net worth, retail and institutional investors.


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Markham is a Sydney based real estate investor and manager of commercial property on behalf of wholesale and institutional investors looking to access investment opportunities on the eastern seaboard of Australia.



 Mint Partners has a strong research and relative value focus and targets predominantly investment grade bonds to produce truly diversified and liquid investment portfolios.


Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley advises, originates, trades, manages and distributes capital for governments, institutions and individuals, and always do so with a standard of excellence.



Netherfield Capital is a Sydney-based boutique firm which focuses on a personalised approach creating investment opportunities for sophisticated investors, family offices and institutions.



Paradice Investment Management was established in 1999 and manages over $8 billion in assets for institutional and high net worth clients in Australian Small, Mid, and Large Cap equity strategies as well as a Global Small Mid Cap equities.



Pengana Capital Group was established with the goal of providing investors with strong long term absolute returns and reduced risk.


Prime Value

Prime Value is a boutique Australian investment manager based in Melbourne.  Prime Value apply a high conviction approach to investing in Australian equities with a focus on the value of the underlying business, not stocks.


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VGI Partners is a high conviction global equity manager.  VGI manages capital for high net worth individuals, family offices and endowment funds.  VGI’s Investment Team is based in Sydney and New York.

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Wentworth Williamson is an independent, boutique value fund manager established by ex-Investec Bank executives in 2013.  As a wholesale fund, they invest on behalf of high-net-worth individuals, families and charitable offices who have a long term investment time horizon.