Board of Directors

Michael Cottier Chairman

Michael Cottier Chairman

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Michael has more than 20 years in senior leadership positions, and extensive Board experience in the superannuation and funds management industry, with a focus on audit and risk management and investment process. Michael has served in the past as CFO of QIC Limited, one of Australia’s leading investment managers, and CFO of QSuper Group, one of Australia’s leading superannuation funds with more than 550,000 members and over $65 billion in funds under management. Michael currently serves as an independent non-executive Director and Chairman of the Board Audit Risk and Compliance Committee of BT Super, part of the BT Financial Group, and is a non-executive Director of a number of other prominent for-profit and not-for-profit Boards.

John Baillie Independent Non-Executive Director

John Baillie Independent Non-Executive Director

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John has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, including wealth management, corporate advisory, investor relations and private equity capital raisings. John was a Senior Investment Advisor with Shaw and Partners (formally Shaw Stockbroking) for 22 years, with an emphasis on portfolio management, trading and private equity capital raisings. In 2015 John established JB & Partners Corporate Advisory that specialises in strategic advice and succession planning for private companies; particularly family businesses. John has advised in a diverse range of industries, including financial services (particularly AFSL issues), FMCG companies, eCommerce and the funeral industry. John is currently Chairman of Seneca Financial Solutions and non–‐ executive director of a number of private companies. He is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Graduate Diploma (Securities) from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Kym Evans Independent non-executive director

Kym Evans Independent non-executive director

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Kym has over 30 years’ experience in legal risk and general management roles. Kym was a private practice lawyer for 10 years including 7 years with Allens. He had a further 10 years’ experience as in-house counsel with HBOS Australia, Nortel Networks, Arnott’s Biscuits and Flexirent Capital. Kym also performed management roles at BankWest (Head of Customer Projects Commercial and Business Division), Nortel Networks Australia (General Manager-Business Operations) and Flexirent Capital (General Manager Corporate Services). More recently he held a role as a senior consultant at Control Risk looking after account management and business development for Control Risks’ three practice areas of political risk consulting, integrity risk consulting and security risk consulting. Kym holds a bachelor of laws and also completed the New York Bar Exam and the Harvard Business School General Management Program.

Alternatives Fund Information

Alternatives Fund Monthly NTA Reports
You can view all the Alternatives Fund monthly NTA reports here.

ASX Announcements
You can view the latest Alternatives Fund ASX announcements here.

Annual Reports
You can view all Alternatives Fund Annual Reports here.

The Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund (ASX:BAF) currently intends to pay dividends to shareholders twice yearly. The interim dividend represents a portion of the Alternatives Fund’s annual dividend target, being at least 4.0% of closing post-tax NTA for each financial year, franked to the highest extent possible, provided the Company has sufficient profit and cash flow to do so.

Period EndCents per ShareRecord DateDate PayableFranking LevelType
31 December 2017102/03/201827/03/2018100%Interim
30 June 2017428/08/201718/09/2017100%Final
31 Dec 201612/03/201721/03/2017100%Interim
30 June 201652/09/201623/09/2016100%Final
30 June 2015322/10/20156/11/2015100%Final

Pre-tax net tangible assets - since inception

 

*Fully franked

Alternatives Fund Corporate Governance

The Alternatives Fund recognises the importance of, and is committed to, achieving high corporate governance standards. We believe there is an unambiguous and positive relationship between the creation and delivery of long-term shareholder value and high-quality corporate governance. Our comprehensive Corporate Governance and Risk Management policies and procedures are available here to download.

ASX:BAF Shareholder Enquiries

Please contact Link Market Services for all enquiries about your shareholding in the Alternatives Fund.

Phone: + 61 1300 554 474 (8:30am to 7:30pm Monday to Friday)
Email: registrars@linkmarketservices.com.au
Postal Address: Locked Bag A14, Sydney South NSW 1235

 

 

Blue Sky General Enquiries:
Brisbane Office / Head Office
Phone: +61 7 3270 7500
Email: investorservices@blueskyfunds.com.au

Financial Calendar
29 November 2018 – Annual General Meeting, Sydney