How to build a balanced Corporate Bond portfolio

 

  • Find the balance that works for you
  • Diversify your portfolio
  • Generate a reliable income
  • $250,000 minimum investment

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Reliable income

Build a diverse portfolio

from a wide selection of government, investment grade and corporate bonds

6% pa* Returns

Defined and regular

income payments

Portfolio Diversification

High quality bond issuers

such as Commonwealth Bank and Woolworths through to emerging companies including NEXTDC

Over 400 bonds available

Access to our research,

investment strategy and portfolio construction expertise

Build a portfolio from a wide range of top Australian companies

Through FIIG’s DirectBonds Service, starting with a minimum of $250,000 you can get access to over 400 well-known Australian companies, providing you with consistent and reliable income payments and capital stability.

3.05% p.a.

Conservative Portfolio

This portfolio has 10 securities with weightings between 9.1% and 11.6%, yielding 3.13% pa. It is designed for investors wanting a 100% allocation of investment grade bonds. The returns shown are based on ~$500,000 investment. $250,000 is the minimum amount that can be invested with FIIG.

4.00% p.a.

Balanced Portfolio

This portfolio has 15 securities with weightings between 3.5% and 9.9%, yielding 4.00% pa. It is designed for investors wanting a balanced allocation of investment grade and sub investment grade bonds. The returns shown are based on a ~$600,000 investment. $250,000 is the minimum amount that can be invested with FIIG.

6.22% p.a.

High Yield

This portfolio has 18 securities with weightings between 5.9% and 7.0%, yielding 6.22% pa*. It is designed for investors seeking a higher return and who are comfortable with a corresponding increase in credit risk. The returns shown are based on a ~$500,000 investment. $250,000 is the minimum amount that can be invested with FIIG.

It’s a smart way to diversify

Experienced investors appreciate the need to diversify their portfolio, but it isn’t enough to just add Corporate Bonds to the mix - you still need to diversify within your Corporate Bond portfolio - and this diversification needs to be in line with your appetite for risk and return.

With bonds available from companies in industries as varied as banking, construction, infrastructure, insurance, transport, airlines, retailing and more, it’s easy to ensure diversification for reduced capital risk.

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How to Build a Balanced Portfolio

Bonds are a great way to generate a reliable cash flow

When investing funds generated from years of hard work, many investors look for options that give them strong capital protection, while also generating a reliable, healthy income.

But deposit accounts barely keep up with inflation and shares can experience a capital wipe-out in just days. That’s why more and more smart investors are looking to Corporate Bonds.

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Earn a better return

Australian bonds have proven to deliver better returns than cash or International shares over the last 20 years. And all without as much risk. If you’re looking for strong returns, bonds are a great way to achieve your aims.

Corporate Bonds generally pay a higher income return than cash and term deposits.

Source: Gross returns for 20 years to 30 June 2020. Vanguard Investments Australia Ltd

Access your funds at any time

Just like buying shares, you can trade your bonds if your situation or investment strategy changes. This can be done in parcels of $10,000 – allowing you flexibility without needing to trade everything (subject to availability)

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bonds available

7,000

Australian investors

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when FIIG was established

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of funds under advice with FIIG 

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Please be aware that Corporate Bonds have a greater risk of loss of some or all of your capital when compared to bank deposits.