Spectrum’s Strategic Income Fund (SSIF) is an actively managed fund that has consistently generated returns in the top quartile of its peer group. Negative returns are rare and Spectrum has made distributions from its funds in every quarter since their inception in 2002.

Performance (after fees) – Periods to 31 July 2018
1mth 3mth 6mth 1yr 3yr 5yr 10yr Inception1
Spectrum2 0.21% 0.82% 1.66% 3.67% 4.60% 5.18% 8.29%
Index3 0.125% 0.38% 0.75% 1.50% 1.65% 1.95% 2.55%
1. The inception date of the Spectrum Strategic Income Fund (previously called EQT Spectrum Credit Opportunities Fund) is 31 May 2009. 2. The Spectrum return is the total net return of the Spectrum Strategic Income Fund after the deduction of ongoing fees and expenses assuming the reinvestment of all distributions. Source: EQT and RBA. All returns are shown to two decimal places. Returns for more than one year are annualised. Total returns include realised and unrealised gains and losses plus income and are time weighted rates of return that adjust for external cash flows. Valuations are computed and performance reported in Australian dollars. 3. Index for comparison is the RBA Official Cash Rate.

For further information, please refer to our Fact Sheet – July 2018

Unit price history and distributions

To download the SSIF unit price history please click here. The four most recent distributions made by the Fund are shown below as cents per unit. To download a full list of the distributions please click here.

Date Distribution (CPU) 
30/09/2017 0.5404
31/12/2017 0.5631
31/03/2018 0.6399
30/06/2018 0.7303

Morningstar Rating for Spectrum Strategic Income Fund

Morningstar Ratings, as of the 31st of July 2018 –

Overall ★★★★★
3 Year ★★★★★
5 Year ★★★★★

Click here to read the full Morningstar Fund Report.

The Morningstar star rating system applies 5 stars to the top 10% of funds based on historical risk adjusted return.

SQM Research Rating for Spectrum Strategic Income Fund


Spectrum’s Strategic Income Fund has a 4.25 star ‘Superior Investment Grade’ rating by SQM Research. Click here to read the full SQM Research Fund Report (For wholesale investors only).

Financial Express

Spectrum’s Strategic Income Fund has a 5 crown rating by Financial Express. Click here to read to see the full fund profile.


Australian Fund Monitors

To view detailed statistics concerning the Fund’s performance and returns please click on the link below.