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Morphic Ethical Equities Fund Limited

Fund Manager: Morphic Asset Management
Inception Date: May 03, 2017

This is a guest post from Steve Green. Steve is a full-time investor with a focus on LICs, event-driven and activist investing. You can follow some of his ideas at his investment blog at Author’s note: In compiling this article I have used data as at 25th April, 2018. Recently I was checking out Morphic Ethical Equities Fund (MEC) and observed how fickle the premium / discount to NTA can behave. It is almost one year since listing and this type of pat ... [More]

Ethical investing comes of age

AFR - May 20, 2017

Green is the new black in investing as billions of dollars pour into ethical funds and a rush of financial products with environment and social themes targets mainstream investors. Ethical fund assets grew 62 per cent in 2015 to $52 billion, shows the latest Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) Benchmark Report. The sector has doubled in two years as responsible investing redefines the investment landscape. "There's been a massive awakening in ethical investing," says RIAA CEO Simon O'Connor. "Investors have realised they can invest in a way that helps rather than harms the planet, without sacrificing returns. We are rapidly heading towards a 'tipping point'."   [More]

Boutique fund manager, Morphic Asset Management are currently raising up to $275m for a new fund with a focus on the increasingly popular ethical investments space in global equities. The offer is due to close on 19 April 2017. What is ethical investing? Ethical investing involves either actively avoiding companies which play in industries deemed ‘unethical’ or actively targeting companies which play in industries considered ‘positively ethical’. Last year we t ... [More]

Morphic goes for woke

AFR - Mar 01, 2017

An unapologetically green listed investment company from Morphic is bringing some much needed energy to the ethical investing space. A prospectus for the fund manager's maiden LIC, Morphic Ethical Equities Fund, will circulate in the next week with the imprimatur of those LIC whisperers at Taylor Collison and Morgans behind the $220 million offering. [More]

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