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About the Fund

The Ares Global Credit Income Fund is a diversified multi-sector credit strategy with a focus on providing investors steady monthly income from an actively managed portfolio of fixed income securities.

Attractive current income.
A focus on downside protection (1).
Diversification (1) across a broad opportunity set.

Why this Fund

The Ares Global Credit Income Fund suits investors seeking to invest over the long term, with a preference for stable income and seeking to minimise risk of capital loss.

Access to diverse investment opportunities and asset classes which are generally unavailable to individual investors.
The ability to dynamically allocate capital based on the attractive relative value opportunities across industries, issuers and regions within the credit spectrum.
A leading global investment team with 20+ years of experience investing in global credit markets.

Fund Facts

About this fund
Unit prices (at 19 Jun 2024)
Buy $0.98 / Sell $0.97
Buy/sell spread (at 07 Oct 2022)
0.40% / 0.40%
Inception date
01 May 2020
Bloomberg AusBond Bank Bill Index
Fund size (at 31 May 2024)
Distribution Frequency
Suggested Min Timeframe
At least three to five years
Portfolio Managers
Boris Okuliar
Charles Arduini
Samantha Milner
Seth Brufsky
Fund IDs
639 123 112
Fees / Pricing
Management Costs
Performance Fee (if applicable)
Minimum Investment
Ares Australia Management Pty Ltd ABN 51 636 490 732 AFSL 537 666 (AAM) is the investment manager of the Ares Global Credit Income Fund (ARSN 639 123 112) (the Fund). Fidante is a member of the Challenger Limited group of companies (Challenger Group) and is the issuer and responsible entity of the Fund.

Fund Performance & Distributions

Performance Table
Cumulative Performance
Distribution History

Fund Performance (Net) as at 31 May 2024

1M 3M 1YR 3YR (p.a) 5YR (p.a) 10YR (p.a) SI (p.a)
Fund 0.98% 2.22% 9.55% 3.62% - - 5.70%

Data powered by FE fundinfo. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. The inception date of the Fund is 1 May 2020.

FE fundinfo calculates performance using the Australian FSC Standard by constructing a total value index series that reflects the percentage change in investments assuming the reinvestment of all distributions. A total value index series is constructed using the Ex-Distribution exit price, which is calculated at the end of a distribution period by deducting the distribution amount by the Cum distribution exit price.

Past performance figures that are less than 12 months are for informational purposes only and are not to be relied upon when considering the likely future performance of the Fund.


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Performance is calculated on a bid-to-bid basis with income reinvested. It is important to know that unit prices reflect the value of the underlying assets of the funds and so can go down as well as up.

Past performance is not indicative of future performance. Where a fund invests in overseas securities, the unit prices may also rise and fall purely on account of exchange rate fluctuations.

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Performance figures are calculated on an exit – exit basis and shown in Australian Dollars.


You should read the Fund's TMD and PDS to ensure the key attributes of the Fund as described in the TMD and PDS aligns with your objectives, financial situation and needs before making a decision about whether to acquire or continue to hold the Fund.

Fund Ratings

Organisation Rating
Lonsec Recommended
Morningstar Bronze
Zenith Highly Recommended
1 References to “downside protection”, ‘diversification’ or similar language are not guarantees against loss of investment capital or value.
Holdings and allocations, unless otherwise indicated, are based on the total portfolio and subject to change without notice. Data shown is for informational purposes only and not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.
The rating issued 09/2023 is published by Lonsec Research Pty Ltd ABN 11 151 658 561 AFSL 421 445 (Lonsec). Ratings are general advice only, and have been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Consider your personal circumstances, read the product disclosure statement and seek independent financial advice before investing. The rating is not a recommendation to purchase, sell or hold any product. Past performance information is not indicative of future performance. Ratings are subject to change without notice and Lonsec assumes no obligation to update. Lonsec uses objective criteria and receives a fee from the Fund Manager. Visit for ratings information and to access the full report. © 2022 Lonsec. All rights reserved.
The Zenith Investment Partners (ABN 27 103 132 672, AFS Licence 226872) (“Zenith”) rating (Ares Global Credit Income Fund - assigned March 2023) referred to in this piece is limited to “General Advice” (s766B Corporations Act 2001) for Wholesale clients only. This advice has been prepared without taking into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any individual, including target markets of financial products, where applicable, and is subject to change at any time without prior notice. It is not a specific recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the relevant product(s). Investors should seek independent financial advice before making an investment decision and should consider the appropriateness of this advice in light of their own objectives, financial situation and needs. Investors should obtain a copy of, and consider the PDS or offer document before making any decision and refer to the full Zenith Product Assessment available on the Zenith website. Past performance is not an indication of future performance. Zenith usually charges the product issuer, fund manager or related party to conduct Product Assessments. Full details regarding Zenith’s methodology, ratings definitions and regulatory compliance are available on our Product Assessments and at Fund Research Regulatory Guidelines.