I invest in smaller companies that exhibit two major characteristics: value and growth.

Chris Bainbridge



Dec 2007



Annualised return since inception**


Total Return since inception**

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The Fund

Our flagship product, the Growth Fund was launched in 2007. This fund is soft-closed, but we launched the Growth 2 Fund to give investors access to a similar investment strategy to the Growth Fund. Check it out hereRecommended investment time frame: 5 years. Click here to view the latest Fund Update.

Investment Process

The Growth Fund will invest in a small number of growth orientated companies, where we consider value is greatest and the opportunity of earnings growth is high. In particular, Pie Funds intends to invest mostly in listed Australian and New Zealand Smaller Companies, whose potential Pie Funds considers has not been fully realised by the market. The Growth Fund may also invest in other types of financial products such as cash.

At any given time short-term trading positions are not likely to exceed 10% of the portfolio of the Growth Fund, however turnover and trading activity of this portion of the portfolio is likely to be high.

During periods of uncertainty the Growth Fund can increase its cash position up to a maximum of 100% of the portfolio to reduce downside volatility.

Further information in relation to how the investment strategy is implemented is set out above in the ‘Investment Strategy and SIPO Review’ section of this SIPO.

If you wish to invest, please download and read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and the Statement of Investment Policy and Objectives (SIPO), then complete the online application form.


We look for companies that exhibit two major characteristics: value and growth. When selecting an investment, it must have growth opportunities and be priced at a discount to our valuation. These are small cap companies listed in Australia and New Zealand. We believe that it is better to focus our attention on a handful of carefully selected investments, so we will typically have 15 of our best ideas in our Australasian funds.

Find out more about our top holdings by checking out the latest Growth Fund Fact Sheet. 

Meet the Managers

Chris BainbridgeChris is responsible for detailed analysis of Australasian companies. He is also the Portfolio Manager of the Growth and Growth 2 Funds, and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Cash Plus Fund. Click here to read Chris's full profile.

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