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Global Real Estate Trust Unhedged Class

Inception Date 29/10/07
Fund Net Assets $911.82 M (As at 31/08/21)

To provide long-term capital growth by gaining exposure to a diversified portfolio of listed international and Australian real estate securities. The Trust is not managed with the objective of achieving a particular return relative to a benchmark index. However, to compare the performance of the Trust with a broad measure of market performance, reference may be made to a combination of the S&P Developed ex Australia REIT Index and S&P/ASX 300 A-REIT Index, weighted according to the asset allocation for the Trust, unhedged (for the unhedged class units) and hedged to the New Zealand dollar (for the NZD hedged class units). For further details please refer to Investors should note that the index is referred to for comparison purposes only. The performance of the Trust may differ significantly from the index.

Returns (As at 31/08/21)(As at 30/06/21)

Annualised Returns

Fund Reference Index
YTD 29.78% 29.13%
1 Year 33.89% 35.96%
3 Year 10.03% 8.47%
5 Year 7.53% 6.53%
10 Year 13.06% 12.63%
Since Inception 4.87%

Annualised Returns

Fund Reference Index
YTD 19.60% 18.97%
1 Year 21.74% 25.15%
3 Year 8.59% 7.15%
5 Year 5.90% 4.92%
10 Year 11.64% 11.19%
Since Inception 4.31%

Calendar Year Returns

Fund Reference Index
2020 -14.55% -15.19%
2019 25.36% 23.08%
2018 5.51% 4.74%
2017 1.55% 0.39%
2016 6.95% 7.39%
2015 12.62% 13.03%
2014 32.80% 32.43%
2013 15.22% 16.00%
2012 23.77% 23.69%
2011 1.02% 0.12%

Performance shown represents past performance and is not indicative of future performance. Returns for periods shorter than one year are not annualised. Returns are net of fees and costs and assume income is reinvested and are gross of tax. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's units, when redeemed may be worth more or less than their original cost. The trust is not managed with the objective of achieving a particular return relative to a benchmark index. A reference index has been provided for comparison purposes only and is not intended to represent the current or targeted asset allocation. Trust performance may differ significantly from the reference index. An index is not available for direct purchase.

Dimensional Index data compiled by Dimensional.

Fees and Costs

Management Costs 0.370%
Transaction Costs Allowance - entry 0.10%
Transaction Costs Allowance - exit -0.10%

Management costs comprise management fees, expense recoveries and indirect costs. Section 6 of the Product Disclosure Statement contains further information on fees and costs including a breakdown of management costs into management fees, indirect costs and expense recoveries. The expense recoveries and indirect costs components are calculated based on the relevant costs incurred for the financial year to 30 June 2019. Where applicable, the Transaction Costs Allowance is paid to the trust and is not a fee paid to Dimensional.

Characteristics (As at 31/08/21)


Price-to-Book 2.01
% in Top 10 Holdings 32.27%
Wtd. Avg. Mkt. Cap. (Millions) $43623
Number of Holdings 452

REIT Sector Allocation

Specialized REITs 26.77%
Industrial REITs 16.64%
Retail REITs 14.47%
Residential REITs 12.05%
Diversified REITs 11.78%
Office REITs 9.73%
Health Care REITs 6.29%
Hotel & Resort REITs 2.24%
Other Non-Real Estate 0.01%
Other Real Estate 0.01%

Top Holdings

American Tower Corp 6.12%
Prologis Inc 4.64%
Goodman Group 4.33%
Crown Castle International Corp 3.94%
Equinix Inc 3.38%
Public Storage 2.31%
Digital Realty Trust Inc 2.10%
Simon Property Group Inc 2.01%
SBA Communications Corp 1.78%
Welltower Inc 1.66%

Top Countries

United States 64.64%
Australia 15.88%
Japan 6.23%
United Kingdom 3.78%
Singapore 2.29%

Holdings are subject to change.

Numbers may not total 100% due to rounding.


Calendar Year

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
29/03/18 03/04/18 06/04/18 Dividend $0.05479864 $8.7786
29/06/18 02/07/18 13/07/18 Dividend $0.09428327 $9.4797
28/09/18 02/10/18 05/10/18 Dividend $0.04302502 $9.6336
31/12/18 02/01/19 07/01/19 Dividend $0.04753371 $9.3844
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
29/03/19 01/04/19 04/04/19 Dividend $0.10800637 $10.5734
28/06/19 01/07/19 12/07/19 Dividend $0.09971252 $10.8368
30/09/19 01/10/19 04/10/19 Dividend $0.05230282 $11.7613
31/12/19 02/01/20 07/01/20 Dividend $0.05663276 $11.4317
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
31/03/20 01/04/20 06/04/20 Dividend $0.07566221 $9.3966
30/06/20 01/07/20 14/07/20 Dividend $0.05994655 $9.4597
30/09/20 01/10/20 07/10/20 Dividend $0.03844898 $9.3060
31/12/20 04/01/21 07/01/21 Dividend $0.03922921 $9.5507
Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date Type Rate per Unit Reinvestment Price
31/03/21 01/04/21 08/04/21 Dividend $0.07080632 $10.1135
30/06/21 01/07/21 07/07/21 Dividend $0.02377009 $11.3192

Distribution data reported by DFA Australia Limited represents past distributions and are not indicative of future distributions.

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NZD classes of units are measured in New Zealand dollars. All other unit classes are measured in Australian Dollars.