International Portfolio

The VIP International portfolio aims to provide long term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of International assets. The portfolio actively invests in 2 to 5 managed funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s), or Listed Investment Companies (LIC’ss) that provide diversified exposure to international share markets. Underlying managers are selected by the VIP Investment Committee by undergoing due diligence into the managers PeopleInvestment Processes, and Investment Performance; and selecting managers that provide investment sector, style, and geographical diversification.

Investor Suitability

The VIP International portfolio is suitable for investors who:

  • Seek capital growth over the long term with the potential for some income.
  • Wish to achieve investment diversification by accessing international share markets.
  • Accept that returns over the shorter term may fluctuate.
  • Understand that an investment may potentially experience volatility associated with equity investment and foreign currency exposure.
  • Accept that the underlying managed funds may invest in derivatives.
  • Are prepared to invest for the minimum investment time frame of between 5 and 7 years understanding capital preservation is not guaranteed.

Portfolio Literature

Portfolio Characteristics

Indicative Asset Allocation

95% International Shares & 5% Cash

The VIP International portfolio has the capacity to invest between 0% - 98% in International Equities and 2% - 100% in cash. Although the Investment Committee aims to be fully invested in International equity the portfolio can hold up to 100% cash in order to properly de-risk the portfolio in cases of severe market corrections.

Portfolio Details