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Fund performance

For 30 April 2019

Fund 3 months % 6 months % 1 year % 5 year % p.a. 10 years % p.a. 20 years % p.a. Inception % p.a. Inception date Fund size (million)
Enhanced Cash Portfolio 0.65 1.30 2.63 3.02 4.12 4.94 7.22 1 July 1985 755.04^
Growth Portfolio 8.59 8.76 11.57 9.36 10.87 9.30 10.26 1 July 1985 389.91*
Australian Equities Portfolio 10.67 10.80 12.27 8.61 10.27 8.41 10.74 1 Jan 1986 309.79
Australian Equities Trust 9.93 9.22 9.31 7.08 9.13 - 8.03 7 July 2003 60.98
Enhanced Cash Trust 0.56 1.13 2.27 2.70 3.71 4.34 5.91 1977# 129.28
Funeral Fund 0.56 1.13 2.27 2.70 3.71 4.34 4.42 2 Feb 1997 4.60

Based on exit price with distributions reinvested, and are net of all fees. U Ethical Enhanced Cash Portfolio, U Ethical Growth Portfolio and U Ethical Australian Equities Portfolio performance includes reinvested franking credits.

From 1 October 2015, the U Ethical Australian Equities Trust moved to a 100% Australian equities fund from previously having an 80% Australian equities and 20% cash allocation

^​​Figure includes funds invested from the U Ethical Enhanced Cash Trust and U Ethical Funeral Fund.

*Figure includes funds invested in U Ethical Australian Equities Portfolio.

#Performance only available since December 1979.

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This Fund performance table dated April 2019 is provided by U Ethical (a registered business name of Uniting Ethical Investors Limited ABN 46 102 469 821 AFSL 294147) in relation to the U Ethical Australian Equities Trust, the U Ethical Enhanced Cash Trust, the U Ethical Enhanced Cash Portfolio, the U Ethical Growth Portfolio, the the U Ethical Australian Equities Portfolio and the U Ethical Funeral Fund (the the U Ethical Funds).

The information provided is general information only. It does not constitute financial, tax or legal advice or an offer or solicitation to subscribe for units in any the U Ethical Fund of which the U Ethical is the Manager, Administrator, Issuer, Trustee or Responsible Entity. This information has been prepared without taking account of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on the information or deciding whether to acquire or hold a product, you should consider the appropriateness of the information based on your own objectives, financial situation or needs or consult a professional adviser. You should also consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) or Offer Document which can be found here or by calling us on 1800 996 888.

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Past U Ethical Fund performance is not indicative of future performance.

The U Ethical Funds are not prudentially supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Therefore, an investor in the U Ethical Funds will not receive the benefit of the financial claims scheme or the depositor protection provisions in the Banking Act 1959. The the U Ethical Funds are listed as religious charitable development funds in APRA's Banking Exemption. Investments in the the U Ethical Funds are used to support the charitable purposes of the U Ethical Funds.

We are required to notify investors that the debentures in the U Ethical Portfolios and their offering, or interests in the Funeral Fund and their offering, are not subject to the usual protections for investors under the Corporations Act or regulation by ASIC and have not been approved or examined by ASIC. Investors in the U Ethical Portfolios and the Funeral Fund may be unable to get some or all of their money back when the investor expects or at all. Investment in the U Ethical Portfolios and the Funeral Fund is not comparable to investments with banks, finance companies or fund managers. U Ethical Australian Equities Trust and the U Ethical Enhanced Cash Trust Issued and Managed by U Ethical Limited ABN 46 102 469 821 AFSL 294147 as Responsible Entity. U Ethical Enhanced Cash Portfolio Issued by UCA Cash Management Fund Limited ABN 41 075 948 444 (UCA Cash). U Ethical Growth Portfolio and U Ethical Australian Equities Portfolio Issued by UCA Growth Fund Limited ABN 39 075 948 435 (UCA Growth). UCA Growth and UCA Cash rely on the exemptions under section 5(1) and 5(2) of ASIC Corporations (Charitable Investment Fundraising) Instrument 2016/813. U Ethical Limited relies on the exemption under section 5(1) of ASIC Corporations (Charitable Investment Fundraising) Instrument 2016/813 in relation to the operation of the U Ethical Funeral Fund. The Funeral Fund is managed by U Ethical.