Separately Managed Accounts – Global Growth

6 Jul 2021
In June 2019, Perpetual and Mainstream started using Rivkin Portfolio's in their Separately Managed Account (SMA) offering that gives investors the opportunity to follow our proven strategies. Rivkin runs four portfolios that are offered through the SMA platform. Each portfolio is designed for a different investor type ranging from growth to defensive. Here you can find more information on our Global Growth Portfolio.

Global Growth

This portfolio is a blend of both ASX and US growth strategies. The portfolio allows investors to gain exposure to international companies while still retaining an allocation to ASX stocks. There are good diversification reasons for investing in international stocks.

Description# of StocksInvestment UniverseMinimum Rec. Time Frame
Highly Diversified Portfolio Holding both Australian and US Growth Stocks 20-35ASX 200, S&P 500 & Nasdaq 1003 years

Table 1: Summary of Global Growth Portfolio

The Global Growth portfolio selects growth stocks that are listed in both Australia and the US. As well as providing stock diversification this strategy also provides country and currency diversification. Many investors have what is called a home country bias which means they tend to overweight assets in their home country. This leads to lower diversification than what they could otherwise achieve. Furthermore, most Australian investors hold all of their assets in Australian dollars which concentrates their risk in that currency. Holding foreign stocks can provide currency diversification which can help reduce volatility.


The SMA product has been running live since June 2019 and therefore results for the Global Growth portfolio within this structure go back to this date. The table below shows monthly returns for this portfolio after all fees and brokerage. Returns for June represent performance from the launch date of 12 June to the end of the month.

Jan (%)Feb (%)Mar (%)Apr (%)May (%)Jun (%)Jul (%)Aug (%)Sep (%)Oct (%)Nov (%)Dec (%)Total (%)
2019-0.11 3.85-3.09 -0.58 -1.30 6.67 -1.56 3.59
20204.91-7.45-17.535.85-0.94 2.12 4.384.50 0.79 -0.05 9.12 0.462.33

Table 2a: Monthly Returns of Global Growth portfolio in the SMA structure

The Live results of the Global Growth portfolio have been calculated from the underlying components of the portfolio, the newest of which has been running live in Rivkin’s retail advice product since June 2018. The effect of currency changes in the US component of the strategy is included in this return data. The composite returns are shown in the below table.

Jan (%)Feb (%)Mar (%)Apr (%)May (%)Jun (%)Jul (%)Aug (%)Sep (%)Oct (%)Nov (%)Dec (%)Total (%)

Table 2b: Monthly Returns of Global Growth portfolio compiled from Rivkin’s ASX + US Momentum and ASX + US Value strategy performances


Some of the Features

  • Choose from four professionally constructed portfolios depending on your needs
  • All portfolio management is taken care of for you
  • Access Rivkin’s systematic strategies that have proven themselves in live trading in our retail advice product
  • Obtain institutional brokerage rates that are not typically available to individual investors
  • Execution is performed using algorithms that spread trading out across the day to obtain a fair price
  • No upfront cost – management fees are deducted from your account on a monthly basis

For complete list of risks and costs involved with Mainstream Separetly Managed Accounts please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement. The  PDS  for this product is issued by The Trust Company (RE Services) Limited a part of the Perpetual Group, ABN 45 003 278 831,AFSL No 235150.
Please search our website or request the PDS to understand full risks and cost of the product before taking decision to invest in it.



Important Notice: Please consider your own financial situation before investing in our products. Rivkin does not provide personal financial advice and does not take anyone’s personal financial situation into account when structuring its model portfolios.

Past performance and/or backtesting is not a guarantee of future performance. Investing and trading carry financial risk, when judging performance please consider the different types of investments and levels of risk associated.

The PDS for Mainstream SMA product  has been prepared by The Trust Company (ABN 45 003 278 831, AFSL 235150) and issued by The Trust Company (ABN 45 003 278 831, AFSL 235150) as responsible entity and the issuer of units in the Mainstream Separately Managed Accounts. It is general information only and is not intended to provide you with financial advice, and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider the product disclosure statement, available on, prior to making any investment decisions. If you require financial advice that takes into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs, you should consult your licensed or authorised financial adviser. To the extent permitted by law, no liability is accepted for any loss or damage as a result of any reliance on this information.



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