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  • Important notice


    On 21 February 2018 Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) announced the closure of the Global Resources capability.


    Our primary responsibility is to our clients and underlying investors and we will continue to actively manage portfolios in accordance with the agreed investment objectives & and guidelines.


    Key portfolio managers retain responsibility for actively managing the portfolios as these changes are implemented in line with our stewardship obligations.


    For further information please contact Harry Moore:


    Phone: +61 3 8618 5532 or +61 457 519 269

    Email: hmoore@colonialfirststate.com.au


    Global Resources

    We invest in resource opportunities around the world. We are passionate about the global resourcessector and have undertaken more than 1,300 site visits to 76 countries since the inception of our funds in 1997. 


    Our team draws upon a range of industry and investment management expertise, including mining and petroleum engineering, metallurgy, economics, finance and chemistry to technically and economically appraise resource projects. Hard hats and safety boots are some of our primary investment tools when it comes to investing in natural resource companies.

    Team Profile

    Location: Sydney, London
    Asset class inception date: 3 June, 1997
    Team size: 3

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    Key features

    • Investment philosophy: Fundamental, bottom-up stock analysis. We don’t attempt to forecast short-term commodity prices. Where possible our portfolios contain a diversified mix of investments by sector and commodity type.
    • Investment process: Global approach providing a range of market stocks to create portfolios containing the best quality companies to represent different commodity markets. To reduce portfoliorisk, we diversify by commodity, geography and company size.
    • Sustainability and governance: We are highly skilled in understanding the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues for companies, which is why we invest time visiting sites and management teams to see first-hand the success, or otherwise, of company practices, including environmental, safety, corporate governance and local community engagement.