About Lowell Resources Funds Management
Lowell Resources Funds Management Ltd ("LRFM" or "The Manager") manages the Lowell Resources Fund ("LRF") Portfolio, where it has had a successful track record for 20 years.
The Manager operates through an Investment Committee which incorporates the experience and knowledge of individuals who have direct working experience in the minerals and energy industries, geosciences, broking, banking, and funds management.
LRF unitholders are provided with broad exposure to the junior mining and energy sectors in a Portfolio that is actively managed by the Manager in accordance with its investment philosophy and stock-selection criteria.
The fund's objective is to take profits when available and will realise investments once targets are reached or can no longer be achieved.
The Lowell Resources Fund is a unique investment opportunity
- One of the very few long term investment funds that offers exposure to the junior resources sector in both minerals and energy across Australia and global stock exchanges in unlisted and listed companies
Successful track record since 2004
- Superior performance over the short, medium and long term
- Deep technical, financial and commercial expertise and networks with experience through multiple cycles
Unique network - not easily replicated
- Access to deal flow in public and private markets
- Proven ability to generate returns throughout the cycle
- Potential for structured investment opportunities through consultant relationships
Fund valuation summary
The most recent Net Asset Value of Lowell Resources Fund can be found in the Announcements page within the Investor Centre in this website. The estimated NAV per unit of the Trust at 30 September 2023 was $1.484/unit.
Top 6 holdings as at 31 December 2023
The Fund's largest holding as at 31 December 2023 was in ASX-listed Ramelius Resource (RMS) which had FY23 Production guidance of 241 koz of gold at an All-in Sustaiting Cost of A$1,895/oz
The Fund’s main changes in December 2023 were the continued sell down of its holding in Azure Minerals, and the increase in exposure to unlisted African lithium explorer CAA Mining. The takeover offer for Azure from major shareholder Chilean lithium company SQM at $3.50/sh, was trumped by a $3.70/sh joint offer from SQM and Hancock Mining.
- 5.1% I Ramelius Resources (ASX:RMS) Gold, Australia
- 5.0% I CAA Mining (Unlisted) Lithium, Africa
- 4.5% I Predictive Discovery (ASX:PDI) Gold, Africa
- 3.7% I Newmont Ltd (ASX:NEM) Gold, North America
- 3.5% I Comet Ridge (ASX:COI) Gas, Australia
- 2.8% I Cooper Metals (ASX.CPM) Copper
- 2.7% I Caravel Minerals (ASX:CVV) Copper, Australia
- 16.1% I Cash
Characteristics of the Fund
Nature of fund: Long only, absolute return fund
Investee companies: Junior resource companies, including gold, base and specialty metals, and energy
Investment type: Focus on global listed and unlisted resource equities
Distribution policy: 100% of taxable profits distributed annually