Board of Directors
Michael Cottier Independent ChairmanClose
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 DirectorClose
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 DirectorClose
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.
Miles Staude Non-Executive DirectorClose
Miles has over eighteen years of experience working in capital markets across a range of senior roles. Miles acts as the portfolio manager of Global Value Fund Limited (ASX: GVF) where he has overall responsibility for the GVF portfolio management team’s trading and investment activities. Prior to founding Staude Capital, Miles spent ten years as a portfolio manager and investment analyst at Metage Capital, a London based investment management firm. Before joining Metage he spent five years as a sell-side equity analyst at RBC Capital Markets, based in both Sydney and London. Miles holds an economics degree from the University of Sydney and is a CFA Charterholder.
Alternatives Fund Information
Alternatives Fund Monthly NTA Reports
You can view all the Alternatives Fund monthly NTA reports here.
You can view the latest Alternatives Fund ASX announcements here.
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 End||Cents per Share||Record Date||Date Payable||Franking Level||Type|
|31 Dec 2019||1||6/03/2020||20/03/2020||100%||Interim|
|30 June 2019||4||11/09/2019||25/09/2019||65%||Final|
|31 Dec 2018||1||8/03/2019||22/03/2019||65%||Interim|
|30 June 2018||4||10/09/2018||24/09/2018||65%||Final|
|31 Dec 2017||1||02/03/2018||27/03/2018||100%||Interim|
|30 June 2017||4||28/08/2017||18/09/2017||100%||Final|
|31 Dec 2016||1||2/03/2017||21/03/2017||100%||Interim|
|30 June 2016||5||2/09/2016||23/09/2016||100%||Final|
|30 June 2015||3||22/10/2015||6/11/2015||100%||Final|
Pre-tax net tangible assets - since inception
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)
Postal Address: Locked Bag A14, Sydney South NSW 1235
Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund General Enquiries:
Phone: +61 7 3505 6222
Extraordinary General Meeting 2020
The Extraordinary General Meeting of Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund Limited will be held on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 at 3:00pm (Sydney time). Click here for more information.