Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Managed Fund) six-month anniversary

Today marks the six-month anniversary of the listing date (22 March 2021) of the Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Managed Fund) (ASX:HYGG).

On behalf of the Hyperion team, we want to thank you for your support for what has been a fantastic start for HYGG. The fund has shown considerable traction, generating significant returns for investors in this period and became the first Australian exchange-traded product on the ASX to reach $200 million of assets in the first three months of listing.

We thought it also an opportune time to provide you with a summary of some of the high-level investor benefits and key facts about HYGG consistent with Hyperion’s mission to protect and grow your capital sustainably over the long term.

Generating investor returns

  • Alpha focused: We are pleased that the fund’s performance (after fees) for the three months to 31 August 2021 was 17.1% (1) against a benchmark return of 12.2%. We are even more proud of the Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Managed Fund) track record since its inception (June 2014) with performance (after fees) of 24.1% p.a. (1), excess performance above the benchmark of 9.1% p.a.
  • Tight on-market spreads: A key part of your investment in HYGG is being able to minimise transaction costs to reduce your entry price. In this regard, we are pleased that the average total bid-ask spread of HYGG of 0.27% (2), is one of the tightest spreads of any global equity active ETF on the ASX and compares to the average global equity active ETF total bid-ask spread of 0.5% (2)

Making investing with Hyperion accessible

  • Exchange-traded allows for easy access: We have been encouraged by the number of our clients who are accessing Hyperion’s global growth strategy via HYGG, utilising the ease of on-exchange investing. This, together with no minimums, has enabled a greater number of individual investors to invest with us. As of 31 August 2021, after less than six months, we are already managing $372 million of your assets (2) via HYGG (19% of the total assets in the Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Managed Fund)) across more than 6500 unitholders (nearly 80% of all unitholders in the Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Managed Fund)
  • Liquidity: Since listing, HYGG’s average daily value traded is $2.4 million a day (3). It is one of the most liquid global equity active ETFs on the ASX (2), enabling investors to get in and out of HYGG with ease


  • Knowing exactly what’s in your HYGG portfolio: We provide a full list of the HYGG portfolio holdings once a quarter so you know exactly what you’re invested in HYGG June 2021 portfolio holdings
  • Helping you understand the underlying companies you’re invested in: In addition to the fund’s portfolio holdings, the Hyperion investment team provides company profiles for all the companies in the HYGG portfolio HYGG Global company profiles

Keeping you informed

  • A new website packed with Hyperion insights: Hyperion recently launched its new website to keep investors informed with news, research papers, webinar replays and most importantly, the Hyperion investing frameworks

Once again, thanks for supporting Hyperion Asset Management and for entrusting us with your capital.

Mark Arnold: Chief Investment Officer
Jason Orthman: Deputy Chief Investment Officer

(1) Inception: 1 June 2014, as at 31 August 2021. These are historical investment returns. Returns are net of applicable fees and costs. Performance is calculated on the basis that any distributions are reinvested. All p.a. returns are annualised.

(2) ASX August 2021 monthly investment products report

(3) Source: ASX, Automic, IRESS. Data as at 31 August 2021. FUM using units in issue and the fund’s NAV per unit

Disclaimer – Hyperion Asset Management Limited (‘Hyperion’) ABN 80 080 135 897, AFSL 238 380 is the investment manager of the Funds. Please read the Product Disclosure Statement (‘PDS’) in its entirety before making an investment decision in the Funds. You can obtain a copy of the latest PDS of the Funds by contacting Hyperion at 1300 497 374 or via email to investorservices@hyperion.com.au.

The fund changed its name from Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund – Class B to Hyperion Global Growth Companies Fund (Managed Fund) on 5 February 2021 in order to facilitate quotation of the fund on the ASX.

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