Investment objective

100% investment allocation that preserves capital and provides investors with a fixed, above-average income, linked to the prime interest rate, while preserving capital and with no investment costs deducted.

Suitable for investors who:

  • Require a medium-term investment
  • Are risk-averse but seek higher than market standard returns equal to the prime interest rate +4%
  • Seek a monthly income, after tax
  • Desire a fixed redemption date

Class C Preference Share Performance vs Common SA Benchmarks

Graph is for illustrative purposes only. The data excludes all fees and taxes that may be applicable. For illustrative purposes, monthly income distributions were added back to the capital amount to express total return on investment. Income from this investment is paid monthly, net of tax, and is not automatically reinvested.

Ecsponent Financial Services is an authorised financial service provider registered with the Financial Services Board under license number FSP 32968 and provides investors with the information and advice they need to make investment decisions that are appropriate to their own needs. Ecsponent Financial Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ecsponent Limited.

Annual rate of return paid to investors

Investment value Gross rate Net rate*
More than R100 000 14.50% 11.60%

* Gross rate less 20% Dividend Withholding Tax

Key features

Series Number

Refer to Annual Pricing Supplement 9

Performance Target

Prime interest rate + 4% per annum

Minimum Investment

R100 000

Dividend rate


Time Horizon

5 years

Portfolio Size

R 1 167 159 900

Launch Date

Fourth Quarter 2014

Industry Category

Listed Preference Shares

* Not to be seen as a risk rating on your investment portfolio.


Initial Fee 0%
Advisor Fee 0%
Total Expense Ratio 0%

Investment description

A five-year, fixed rate, redeemable, cumulative, non-participating preference share with a redemption amount at 100% of initial issue price. Each share pays a monthly dividend. Dividend withholding tax at 20% will apply.

Investment portfolio

Ecsponent Limited is an industry leader in the provision niche market investment products based on secured and JSE-listed preference shares. Ecsponent has a strong future-based investment philosophy and deploys investment funding to companies that demonstrate a strong growth track-record, coupled with untapped commercial potential that can result in above average investment returns.

Portfolio breakdown

  • Private Equity
  • Financial Services
  • Cash
  • Fixed Assets

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