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 30 June 2021, AIH had net assets of approximately $5.28M 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 June 2021, 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 41.59% of the units on issue in BAET, 23.63% of the units on issue on BWET, and 26.42% of the units on issue in BSMaRT.
Through the three portfolios, AIH invested in the following industry sectors, countries and companies/investments:
| AIH investment industry sectors|
Real estate investment trusts
Managed funds and LICS
Exchange traded funds
Others - Health care, Information technology, Telecomms and Utilities
Australia & New Zealand
Europe excl. United Kingdom
Asia Pacific excl. Australia
Top 20 underlying investments
(approx. 54% of the total of the three portfolios, excluding cash)
30 June 21
(% of underlying portfolio)
Commonwealth Bank of Australia FPO
BHP Group Limited FPO
Incometric Fund - Class B
National Australia Bank Limited FPO
Westpac Banking Corporation FPO
Sonic Healthcare Limited FPO
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited FPO
Bank of Queensland Limited FPO
Woodside Petroleum LTD FPO
Suncorp Group Limited FPO
Macquarie Group Limited FPO
AMCOR PLC CDI 1:1 Foreign Exempt NYSE
CSL Limited FPO
Santos Limited FPO
Link Administration Holdings Limited FPO
Lendlease Group Fully Paid Ordinary/Units Stapled Securities
Cimic Group Limited FPO
Brambles Limited FPO
Tabcorp Holdings Limited FPO
Carsales.com Limited FPO
The net asset value per fully paid share as at 6 January 2022 was $3.19.
The next AGM will be held on 16th November 2022 at 12:00pm.
AIH has a strong history of paying dividends and its dividend yield compares very well.
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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: