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Finding income in a low-rate world

Finding income

For the best part of a decade now, income hungry investors have battled to find a decent yield. Thankfully, the capital gains from falling rates have offset the lack of income. But with rates around the world close to zero, it seems there’s limited room left for more capital gains.

Let me share an example. According to the ATO, the average super balance for a 65-74-year-old man is $446,800. Meanwhile, the average super balance for a 65-74-year-old woman is $378,600. So, let’s say our couple has a combined super balance of $825,200. Quite a healthy nest-egg. But with term deposit rates at around 1.75%, that will produce just $14,441 of income over the course of a year.

It should come as no surprise then that private credit, with its chunky yields, has seen a boom in popularity in recent times. Once purely the domain of institutional investors, these products are increasingly available to retail investors through listed structures on the ASX. Offering returns in the mid-to-high single digits, they attract a premium for the higher risk nature, while generating additional fees from deal origination.

Andrew Lockhart, Managing Partner of Metrics Credit Partners, has been a pioneer in this sub-sector in Australia. He worked for decades at a Big Bank on these deals, and then nine years ago decided to start Metrics with his business partners. In this week’s episode of The Rules of Investing, we discuss how the GFC shaped his investment philosophy, how Australia’s big banks have changed the way they’re funded, and the sectors he’d be avoiding if the market closed for 5 years.


Livewire | February 7, 2020

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All website content in respect of the MCP Income Opportunities Trust ARSN 631 320 628 (the Trust) is issued by The Trust Company (RE Services) Limited ABN 45 003 278 831 AFSL 235 150 (Perpetual) as responsible entity of the Trust and is prepared by Metrics Credit Partners Pty Ltd ABN 27 150 646 996 AFSL 416 146 (Metrics) as the investment manager of the Trust.

The information provided in this website is of a general nature only and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before making an investment decision in respect of the Trust, you should consider the current product disclosure statement (PDS) of the Trust, and the Trust’s other periodic and continuous disclosure announcements lodged with the ASX, which are available at www.asx.com.au, and assess whether the Trust is appropriate given your objectives, financial situation or needs. If you require advice that takes into account your personal circumstances, you should consult a licensed or authorised financial adviser.

Neither Perpetual nor Metrics guarantees repayment of capital or any particular rate of return from the Trust. Neither Perpetual nor Metrics gives any representation or warranty as to the currency, reliability, completeness or accuracy of the information contained in this website. All opinions and estimates included in this website constitute judgments of Metrics as at the date of website creation and are subject to change without notice. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

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Personal Trading in Non-Perpetual Securities | RE Services Personal Trading in Non-Perpetual Securities | Unitholders Communications Policy | Continuous Disclosure Policy

The Zenith Investment Partners (ABN 27 103 132 672, AFS Licence 226872) (“Zenith”) rating (assigned May/2019) referred to in this document is limited to “General Advice” (s766B Corporations Act 2001) for Wholesale clients only. This advice has been prepared without taking into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any individual and is subject to change at any time without prior notice. It is not a specific recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the relevant product(s). Investors should seek independent financial advice before making an investment decision and should consider the appropriateness of this advice in light of their own objectives, financial situation and needs. Investors should obtain a copy of, and consider the PDS or offer document before making any decision and refer to the full Zenith Product Assessment available on the Zenith website. Past performance is not an indication of future performance. Zenith usually charges the product issuer, fund manager or related party to conduct Product Assessments. Full details regarding Zenith’s methodology, ratings definitions and regulatory compliance are available on our Product Assessments and at http://www.zenithpartners.com.au/RegulatoryGuidelines

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