Australia & International Holdings Limited (AIH) is a listed public company trading on the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX). Its primary objective is to provide investors with dividend returns as well as capital growth.
AIH originated in 1985 when a group of investors formed an investment club. The investment portfolio was initially held by a private company, which in 1998 became the public company, AIH, with an NSX code of AID.
As at 31 December 2020, AIH had net assets of approximately $4.64M held in a strategically balanced and well-diversified set of portfolios. The majority of shareholder funds are invested over a medium to long-term period in both Australian and international companies, as well as managed funds.
As shown in Figure 1, most AIH investments are facilitated through its managed investment schemes: Burrell Australian Equities Trust (BAET), Burrell World Equities Trust (BWET), and the Burrell Smallcap, Midcap and Resources Trust (BSMaRT).
Figure 1. AIH structure.
As at 30 December 2020, approximately 89.0% of AIH’s investment portfolio was invested in BAET (55%), BWET (23%) and BSMaRT (11%). This was achieved through the following ownership structure: AIH owned 41.07% of the units on issue in BAET, 22.16% of the units on issue on BWET, and 25.36% of the units on issue in BSMaRT.
Through the three portfolios, AIH invested in the following industry sectors, countries and companies/investments:
The net asset value per fully paid share as at 23rd September 2021 was $3.23.
The next AGM will be held on 17th November 2021 at 12:00pm.
AIH has a strong history of paying dividends and its dividend yield compares very well.
AIH operates a dividend reinvestment plan that enables shareholders to receive all or part of their dividends in shares. For full details of the plan and application form, please follow the links below: