Portfolio Snapshots

We are an international equities manager, and we invest with a truly global outlook.

Here is a snapshot of the current portfolio disposition of our flagship Platinum Trust Funds and their key holdings.

Platinum International Technology Fund

Platinum International Technology Fund seeks to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the waves of innovation and disruption in the fields of information technology, telecommunications and electronics. It invests in companies engaged in different segments of the value chain throughout the tech and telecom industries, including providers of hardware, software, services and content.

Established in 2000, the fund now has A$116.0 million under management^ and a track record of delivering 9.3% compound return annually since inception (on 18/5/2000).*

Unconstrained by geography, Platinum International Technology Fund provides exposure to a wide selection of technology companies in both developed and emerging markets, from the big tech names in Silicon Valley to online media disruptors in Europe, from China’s e-commerce platforms to Korea’s consumer electronics producers, from cloud software providers to specialist semiconductor makers.

Industry Breakdown1
SectorLong %Net %
Information Technology 42.1 41.1
Communication Services 24.9 24.9
Consumer Discretionary 4.5 3.2
Industrials 4.4 4.4
Information Technology 42.1 41.1
Communication Services 24.9 24.9
Consumer Discretionary 4.5 3.2
Industrials 4.4 4.4
Top 10 Positions3
StockCountryIndustry%
Alphabet Inc USA Communication Services 5.9
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Korea Information Technology 4.0
Tencent Holdings Ltd China Communication Services 3.7
Facebook Inc USA Communication Services 3.6
Constellation Software Inc Canada Information Technology 3.3
Microchip Technology Inc USA Information Technology 3.0
Schibsted ASA Norway Communication Services 2.9
Samsung SDI Co Ltd Korea Information Technology 2.5
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Taiwan Information Technology 2.4
Apple Inc USA Information Technology 2.4
“China” indicates a company whose business is predominantly based in mainland China, regardless of whether its securities are listed on exchanges within or outside of mainland China.
Disposition of Assets2
Long %Net %Currency%
Austria 0.6 0.6 -
Canada 3.3 3.3 3.3
China Ex PRC 9.7 9.7 -
Taiwan 2.4 2.4 2.4
France 0.7 0.7 -
Germany 1.6 1.6 -
India 0.1 0.1 0.1
Italy 1.2 1.2 -
Japan 1.4 1.4 5.7
Korea 7.2 7.2 7.3
Netherlands 0.2 0.2 -
Norway 2.9 2.9 2.9
Sweden 1.1 1.1 2.0
United Kingdom 2.5 1.9 4.2
United States 41.0 39.3 59.1
Australian Dollar - - 0.4
Euro Currency - - 2.9
Hong Kong Dollar - - 8.9
Swiss Franc - - 0.8
Long: 50 stocks. Short: 2 stocks.
Top 10 Positions3
StockCountryIndustry%
Alphabet Inc USA Communication Services 5.9
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Korea Information Technology 4.0
Tencent Holdings Ltd China Communication Services 3.7
Facebook Inc USA Communication Services 3.6
Constellation Software Inc Canada Information Technology 3.3
Microchip Technology Inc USA Information Technology 3.0
Schibsted ASA Norway Communication Services 2.9
Samsung SDI Co Ltd Korea Information Technology 2.5
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Taiwan Information Technology 2.4
Apple Inc USA Information Technology 2.4
“China” indicates a company whose business is predominantly based in mainland China, regardless of whether its securities are listed on exchanges within or outside of mainland China.
All data as at [28 February 2019] .
  1. “Long %” represents the Fund’s effective exposures to the relevant sectors as a percentage of the Fund’s NAV, taking into account direct stock holdings and long derivative positions (stocks and indices). “Net %” represents the Fund’s net exposures to the relevant sectors as a percentage of the Fund’s NAV, taking into account direct stock holdings and both long and short derivative positions (stocks and indices).
  2. “Long %” represents the Fund’s effective exposures to the relevant regions as a percentage of NAV through stock holdings and long derivatives (stocks and indices). “Net %” represents the Fund’s net exposures to the relevant regions as a percentage of NAV through stock holdings and both long and short derivatives (stocks and indices). “Currency %” represents the Fund’s effective exposures to the relevant currencies as a percentage of NAV through stock holdings, cash and the use of derivatives.
  3. The “Top 10 Positions” table shows the Fund’s top 10 long stock positions as a percentage of the Fund's NAV, taking into account direct stock holdings and long derivative positions.