Acorn Capital Investment Fund


Acorn Capital was established in 1990 as a specialist investment manager in emerging Australian companies.

Acorn Capital distinguishes itself through its relatively large research and investment team with expertise across all industries as well as its provision of expansion capital to developing companies.

Through its strategies Acorn Capital can provide Investors with efficient off-index exposure to both public and private emerging companies.

Acorn Capital Investment Fund Limited (ASX:ACQ) is a listed investment company that invests in a diverse portfolio of emerging Australian companies. Through ACQ, investors can support and gain exposure to the innovation and growth characteristics of these emerging Australian businesses. ACQ invests in Emerging Companies (or Microcaps) which are defined as those with an equity valuation that is below that of the 250th largest ASX company. Such companies may be either ASX-listed or unlisted and Australian incorporated (or have an Australian nexus).

Portfolio management team consists of:

Robert Routley

James Douglas 
Investment Director

Robert Bruce 
Portfolio Manager 

Ben Dalling 
Portfolio Manager (Industrials, Financials and Utilities sectors)

Paul Palumbo
Portfolio Manager (Healthcare and Biotechnology sectors) and Head of Portfolio Implementation

Rick Squire
Portfolio Manager (Resources and Energy sectors)


The information presented has been prepared by Acorn Capital Investment Fund Limited ACN 167 595 897 (ACQ). The information is only intended for Australian residents. The information is general only and does not purport to provide investment advice. We strongly suggest that investors consult a financial adviser prior to making any investment decision. No account has been made of the investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any person and should not be used as the basis for making investment, financial or other decisions. The information is selective and may not be complete or accurate for your particular purposes and should not be construed as a recommendation to invest in any particular investment or security, or fund/company offered by ACQ or Acorn Capital Limited (Acorn Capital).

The information provided is given in good faith and is believed to be accurate at the time of compilation. Neither Acorn Capital, ACQ, nor its directors or employees make any representation or warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness or completeness of the information.

To the extent permissible by law, Acorn Capital, ACQ and its respective officers, employees agents and advisers give no warranty, representation or guarantee as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information contained herein. Further neither ACQ nor Acorn Capital, nor its respective officers, employees, agents and advisors accept, to the extent permitted by law, responsibility for any loss, claim, damages, costs or expenses arising out of or in connection with the information contained in this presentation. Any recipients of this presentation should independently satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of all information contained herein.

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Acorn Capital on investing in resources stocks

24 Jun 2020 - Acorn Capital, portfolio manager Rick Squire talks about the energy and resource sectors, some of the funds best ideas and outlook for commodities and energy prices as the world emerges from OCIVD-19 lockdown.

6 May 2020

Acorn Capital Investment Fund (ASX:ACQ) small cap specialist

06 May 2020 - Acorn Capital Investment Fund Ltd (ASX:ACQ) Head of Research and Portfolio Manager for the Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples and Information Technology sectors, Robert Bruce talks about the listed investment company, the fund’s composition and outlook for the next 6 months and longer term.

1 May 2020

Acorn Capital microcap and emerging company specialist

01 May 2020 - Acorn Capital, Head of Portfolio Implementation and Portfolio manager (Healthcare and Biotechnology sectors) Paul Palumbo looks the microcap sector and the recent market sell off and discusses the outlook for next 6 months and longer term.

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