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14 December 2018

Cromwell Direct Property Fund acquires 420 Flinders Street, Townsville

14 December 2018

The Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund) has secured its fifth direct commercial property asset, located at 420 Flinders Street, Townsville for an acquisition price of $63.5 million which reflects a passing yield of 7.3%.The property is an elevated 1,506 square metre (sqm) site comprising an eight-level office building with approximately 7,929 sqms of net lettable area.The property’s major lease is to Energy Queensland Limited (Energy Queensland), a Queensland Government-owned electricity provider. Energy Queensland... More >

01 November 2018

Update to Complaints Handling Process

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22 October 2018

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03 October 2018

Asset Valuation Update - Cromwell Direct Property Fund

An external valuation of the Bunnings asset (located on the corner of Curtis Road and Frisby Road, Angle Vale, South Australia) as at 30 September 2018 has provided good news for Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund) unitholders: a 3.1% increase in the value of the asset to $31.3 million, up from the valuation of $30.35 million as at 30 September 2017.

The increase in valuation is underpinned by an increase in passing rent.

The increase in value of the Bunnings... More >

21 August 2018

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09 May 2018

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10 April 2018

Cromwell Direct Property Fund – Change to how acquisition fees are charged to the Fund

10 April 2018 Cromwell Funds Management Limited (CFM) is the responsible entity of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund).

As disclosed in section 5.4 of the Fund’s product disclosure statement dated 29 September 2017 (PDS), the acquisition fee in respect of Direct Property assets is charged to the Fund as follows:

CFM is entitled to charge an acquisition fee to the Fund of up to 2.0%... More >

06 April 2018

Asset Valuation Update - Cromwell Direct Property Fund

06 April 2018 6 April 2018

An external valuation of the Parafield Retail Complex asset (located at Main North Road, Parafield, South Australia) as at 31 March 2018 has provided good news for Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund) unitholders: a 2.8% increase in the value of the asset to $27.25 million, up from the internal valuation of $26.5 million as at 31 December 2017.

The increase in valuation is underpinned by a reduction in the capitalisation rate.

The increase in value... More >

01 February 2018

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01 February 2018

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02 January 2018

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02 January 2018

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31 December 2017

Asset Valuation Update – Cromwell Direct Property Fund

31 December 2017

An external valuation of 64 Allara Street, Canberra as at 31 December 2017 has provided good news for Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund) unitholders: a 3.6% increase in the value of the asset to $17.5 million, up from the valuation of $16.9 million as at 31 December 2016.

The increase in value was underpinned by a reduced capitalisation rate of the asset.

An internal valuation of the Parafield Retail Complex, Main North Road, Parafield SA has provided... More >

19 December 2017

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19 December 2017

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18 December 2017

Cromwell Direct Property Fund acquires 433 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane

18 December 2017 The Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund) has secured its fourth direct commercial property asset, located at 433 Boundary Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane for an acquisition price of $42 million.

The property is an elevated 3,778 square metre (sqm) site comprising a three-level office building with approximately 6,000 sqms of net lettable area.

The property’s major lease is to International Education Services (IES), a provider of education services to international students. IES occupies two of the three floors... More >

25 October 2017

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25 October 2017

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03 October 2017

Asset Valuation Update – Cromwell Direct Property Fund

03 October 2017

An external valuation of the Bunnings asset (located on the corner of Curtis Road and Frisby Road, Angle Vale, South Australia) as at 30 September 2017 has provided good news for Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund) unitholders: a 4.7% increase in the value of the asset to $30.35 million, up from the valuation of $29.0 million as at 30 June 2017.

The increase in valuation is underpinned by an increase in rental and a reduction in... More >

29 September 2017

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29 September 2017

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29 September 2017

Issue of new Cromwell Direct Property Fund Product Disclosure Statement

29 September 2017

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (CFM) is the responsible entity of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (Fund).

Units in the Fund were available for subscription under a product disclosure statement dated 1 September 2016 (2016 PDS).

Units are now available for subscription under a new product disclosure statement dated 29 September 2017 (2017 PDS), and the 2016 PDS is no longer applicable.

The fees and other costs section of the 2017... More >

31 July 2017

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31 July 2017

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05 July 2017

Cromwell Direct Property Fund Election to be an Attribution Managed Investment Trust

05 July 2017

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03 July 2017

Asset Valuation Update

An internal valuation of the Bunnings asset (located on the corner of Curtis Road and Frisby Road, Angle Vale, South Australia) as at 30 June 2017 has provided good news for Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”) unitholders: a 1.8% increase in the value of the asset to $29.0 million, up from the valuation of $28.5 million as at 30 September 2016.The increase in valuation is underpinned by the expiry of outstanding rental incentives.The increase... More >

24 April 2017

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24 April 2017

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06 April 2017

Asset Valuation Update

06 April 2017

An external valuation of the Parafield Retail asset (located on Main North Road, Parafield, South Australia) as at 31 March 2017 has resulted in a 5.0% decrease in the value of the asset to $26.25 million, down from $27.6 million as at 31 March 2016.

The decrease in value was underpinned by a lower rental on Tenancy Two, situated between Officeworks and the former Masters Store. The fall in value was offset by a reduced payment... More >

27 March 2017

Cromwell Direct Property Fund – Constitution Amendments

27 March 2017 Further to our announcement of 16 March 2017, Cromwell Funds Management Limited (ABN 63 114 782 777) (“CFM”) as the responsible entity of Cromwell Direct Property Fund (ARSN 165 011 905) (“DPF”) did not receive a request from unit holders (holding at least 5% of the votes that may be cast on the resolution) to call and arrange to hold a meeting of unit holders of DPF to consider and vote on a special resolution... More >

16 March 2017

Notice of Proposed Trust Constitution Amendments

16 March 2017 PROPOSED CONSTITUTION AMENDMENTS TO FACILITATE ADOPTION OF THE ATTRIBUTION MANAGED INVESTMENT TRUST (AMIT) REGIMENOTICE PURSUANT TO SECTION601GCA OF THE CORPORATIONS ACT

Cromwell Direct Property Fund (ARSN 165 011 905) (“Trust”) is eligible to be an Attribution Managed Investment Trust (“AMIT”) and to apply the new income tax regime for managed investment trusts that was recently enacted under the Tax Laws Amendment (New Tax System for Managed Investment Trusts) Act 2016 (Cth)(“AMIT regime”). The key feature under... More >

28 February 2017

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28 February 2017

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18 January 2017

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18 January 2017

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11 January 2017

Asset Valuation Update

11 January 2017

An external valuation of 64 Allara Street, Canberra as at 31 December 2016 for the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”) has resulted in a slight (1.7%) decrease in the value of the asset to $16.9 million, down from the valuation of $17.2 million as at 31 March 2016.

The decrease in value was underpinned by an increased capitalisation rate of the asset.

The updated valuations will affect the unit price for units issued and redeemed on and... More >

10 November 2016

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10 November 2016

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30 September 2016

Asset Valuation Update

30 September 2016

An external valuation of the Bunnings asset (located on the corner of Curtis Road and Frisby Road, Angle Vale, South Australia) as at 30 September 2016 has provided good news for Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”) unitholders: a 2.5% increase in the value of the asset to $28.5 million, up from the ‘as if complete’ valuation of $27.8 million as at 31 March 2016.

The increase in value of the Bunnings asset is expected to affect... More >

02 September 2016

Issue Of New Product Disclosure Statement

02 September 2016

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”) is the responsible entity of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”).

Units in the Fund were available for subscription under a product disclosure statement dated 21 August 2013 (“2013 PDS”). A supplementary product disclosure statement was released for the Fund on 28 May 2014 (“SPDS”).

Units are now available for subscription under a new product disclosure statement dated 1 September 2016 (“PDS”), and the 2013 PDS and SPDS are no longer applicable.

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01 September 2016

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01 September 2016

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03 August 2016

Commencement Of Bunnings Lease

03 August 2016

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”) confirms that the lease to Bunnings Group Limited (“Bunnings Lease”) commenced with the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”) on 2 August 2016.

The Bunnings Lease triggers the commencement of rental income to the Fund from its property at Munno Para West, South Australia.

If you have any questions please contact your financial adviser, or Cromwell Investor Services on 1300 276 693 or email invest@cromwell.com.au.

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27 July 2016

Finalisation Of Bank Facility

27 July 2016

Cromwell Funds Management Limited has finalised a $35m Bank Loan Facility (“the Facility”) for three years with an Australian bank. The Facility will enable the acquisition of $15,085,000 or 10,134,000 units in the Cromwell Riverpark Trust.

If you would like to know more about the Cromwell Direct Property Fund, please visit www.cromwell.com.au/dpf, or contact Cromwell Investor Services on 1300 CROMWELL (1300 276 693) or email invest@cromwell.com.au.

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12 July 2016

Commencement Of Masters Lease

12 July 2016

Masters Parafield, Parafield Airport, Main North Road, Parafield, SA (“Parafield”)

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”) confirms that the lease to Masters Home Improvement Australia Pty Ltd (“Masters Lease”) (guaranteed by Woolworths Limited) commenced with the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”) on 8 June 2016.

The Masters Lease triggers the commencement of rental income to the Fund from the tenancies occupied at Parafield by Masters, Officeworks and Hungry Jack’s.

If you have any questions please contact your financial adviser,... More >

01 July 2016

Ongoing Fund Costs Capped Until 30 June 2017

01 July 2016

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”) is the Responsible Entity of Cromwell Direct Property Fund ("Fund").

As disclosed in the section titled “Ongoing Fund Costs” of the Fund’s Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement dated 28 May 2014 (“SPDS”), CFM agreed to bear any normal ongoing administrative and operating costs above 0.20% per annum for the period to 30 June 2015. This SPDS disclosure updated the information on page 22 of the Product Disclosure Statement dated 21 August 2013... More >

01 July 2016

Distributions Increased To 7.0 Cpu Pa

01 July 2016

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”) is pleased to announce that distributions for the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“Fund”) have been increased to 7.0 cents per unit (“cpu”) from July 2016.

CFM’s decision to increase distributions by the Fund was underpinned by an increase in annual rental income for the Fund, in addition to the Masters Parafield, SA building reaching practical completion and subsequent commencement of the lease, and the upcoming practical completion of the Bunnings Munno... More >

30 May 2016

Finance Arrangement Services

30 May 2016

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”) is the responsible entity of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“the Fund”).

A related party of CFM, Cromwell Capital Pty Ltd ABN 47 098 390 768 (“Cromwell Capital”), has been appointed to provide finance arrangement services to the Fund. Cromwell Capital and CFM are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Cromwell Corporation Limited.

Cromwell Capital will charge the Fund fees for those finance arrangement services at commercial market rates for the provision of... More >

01 April 2016

Asset Valuation Updates

01 April 2016

External valuations as at 31 March 2016 of the three direct property assets owned by the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (the Fund) have provided good news for Fund unitholders, with all three assets having increased in value. The three direct property assets of the Fund are:

64 Allara Street, Canberra ACT;Masters Parafield, Parafield Airport, Main North Road, Parafield SA; andBunnings asset located on the corner of Curtis Road and Frisby Road, Angle Vale SA.

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21 March 2016

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21 March 2016

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02 December 2015

Cromwell Fund Acquires $27.5m Bunnings From GIC Australia

02 December 2015

The Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“the Fund”) has acquired a 4.1 hectare site in Munno Para West (Angle Vale), South Australia and entered into a fixed price development agreement with GIC Australia to construct a Bunnings Warehouse with a forecast as complete value of $27.5 million.

The acquisition will reflect a yield of 6.45% per annum on passing income from a long term lease to Wesfarmers Limited subsidiary Bunnings. The Fund will also earn 7.0% per... More >

30 September 2015

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30 September 2015

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30 July 2015

Cromwell Direct Property Fund Distribution Increase From 1 August 2015

30 July 2015

In May 2015, Cromwell Funds Management (“CFM”) drew investors’ attention to the Cromwell Direct Property Fund’s accumulation of significant cash holdings which had a negative impact on the underlying earnings of the Fund. At the same time, the Reserve Bank of Australia further reduced Australian cash rates due to economic uncertainty.

As a responsible fund manager, CFM determined it would adopt a conservative approach and reduce distributions to 4.75 cents per unit (“cpu”) until it was... More >

14 July 2015

Purchase Of 64 Allara Street, Canberra ACT

14 July 2015

Cromwell Funds Management Limited ABN 63 114 782 777 AFSL 333214 (“CFM”) has acquired a property at 64 Allara Street, Canberra, ACT (“Allara Street Property”) on behalf of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund ARSN 165 011 905 (”the Fund”) for$16.8 million. Settlement is expected to occur on 20 July 2015.

The asset is the second direct property investment for the Fund, which also holds stakes in four of Cromwell’s ‘back to basics’ property trusts. In addition,... More >

24 June 2015

DPF Acquires Its First Direct Asset

24 June 2015 Masters Parafield, SAMasters Parafield, Parafield Airport, Main North Road, Parafield, SA

Cromwell Funds Management Limited has acquired a property at Parafield in South Australia on behalf of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (”the Fund”) with a completion value of $27.25 million. The Fund has entered into a fixed price development agreement to construct a Masters store located at Parafield Airport, Main North Road, Parafield, SA.

The asset is the first direct property investment for the Fund, which... More >

15 April 2015

Distribution Update

15 April 2015

Cromwell Direct Property Fund Distributions Reduced To 4.75 Cents Per Unit From 1 May 2015

For some time now the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“the Fund”) has been cautiously building up its cash reserves to fund an acquisition. This cash build up has had a negative impact on the underlying earnings of the Fund. As a result the decision has been made that, from 1 May 2015, distribution payments will be reduced from the current 7.25... More >

16 March 2015

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16 March 2015

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06 March 2015

Continuous Disclosure Notice

06 March 2015

Daryl Wilson, Executive Director of Cromwell Property Group (ASX:CMW) (Cromwell), has retired as a director of Cromwell Property Securities Limited, Cromwell Corporation Limited and all Cromwell subsidiaries.

If you have any questions, please contact Cromwell Investor Services on 1300 CROMWELL (1300 276 693) or email invest@cromwell.com.au.

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15 September 2014

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15 September 2014

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21 August 2014

Continuous Disclosure Notice

21 August 2014

To make an initial or additional investment in the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (the Fund), direct investors can pay their application moneys by cheque, BPay or direct debit. Payments made by cheque may take some days to be ‘cleared funds’. However, Cromwell Funds Management Limited (CFM) will now accept an otherwise complete application on the day of receipt (or deemed receipt as the case may be) even if payment is made by cheque or direct... More >

10 July 2014

Distributions Increased To 7.25 Cents Per Unit Pa

10 July 2014

Cromwell is pleased to announce that distributions for the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (the Fund) have been increased by 0.25% from July 2014.

The increase takes the distribution to 7.25 cents per unit, per annum. Distributions will continue to be paid monthly.

Cromwell’s decision to increase distributions by the Fund was underpinned by increases in distributions from the underlying assets owned by the Fund.

Cromwell Funds Management Limited ABN 63 114 782 777 AFSL 333214 (CFM) has prepared... More >

04 June 2014

Initial Investment Portfolio Updated Timeline

04 June 2014

Cromwell Funds Management Limited ("CFM"), as responsible entity of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund ("the Fund"), issued a product disclosure statement for the Fund dated 21 August 2013 ("PDS") and a supplementary product disclosure statement dated 28 May 2014 ("SPDS").

Section 1.4 of the PDS outlined the anticipated timing of the investments making up the Initial Investment Portfolio. Although CFM has commenced acquiring the Initial Investment Portfolio, it has updated when it expects to complete... More >

01 May 2014

Amendment To Direct Property Fund Constitution

01 May 2014

Cromwell Funds Management Limited (CFM) is the Responsible Entity (RE) of Cromwell Direct Property Fund (DPF).

Under the DPF Constitution, CFM as the RE of DPF, may offer the Limited Monthly Withdrawal Facility from 1 July 2015 and each month after that date.

CFM has resolved to modify the DPF Constitution so that the Limited Monthly Withdrawal Facility may be activated before 1 July 2015.

CFM has notified the Australian Securities & Investments Commission of... More >

29 April 2014

ATO Building Box Hill Revaluation

29 April 2014

An external independent valuation of the ATO Building as at 1 March 2014 has provided good news for Cromwell Box Hill Trust (Trust) unitholders: a 1.1% increase in the value of the ‘as complete’ asset to $118 million, up from $116.75 million as at 30 November 2012.

The increase in value is underpinned by a 0.25% decrease in the capitalisation rate. Savills Valuation Pty Ltd carried out the valuation.

The net asset value (NAV) of the Trust... More >

30 March 2014

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30 March 2014

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12 March 2014

Privacy Policy Update

12 March 2014

Cromwell respects the privacy of its investors and is committed to protecting their personal information.

The way we manage personal information is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles established under the Privacy Act.

On 12 March 2014, Australia’s Privacy Act changed, and Cromwell’s Privacy Policy has been updated to comply with the changes. Click here to read our updated Privacy Policy.

Cromwell may also disclose some of your personal information... More >

30 September 2013

RG46 Disclosure Guide Update

30 September 2013

Since Cromwell Funds Management Limited (“CFM”), as responsible entity of the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (“DPF” or “the Fund”), issued the Product Disclosure Statement for the Fund on 21 August 2013, there have been no changes to the RG46 disclosure principles for the Fund.

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03 September 2013

Cromwell unveils Direct Property Fund

03 September 2013

Cromwell Property Group (ASX: CMW) has launched a new unlisted property investment, the Cromwell Direct Property Fund (the "Fund"), to satisfy market demand for a property investment vehicle capable of providing monthly income from a portfolio of quality property assets.

The Fund, which has a suggested investment timeframe of seven years, will commence monthly distributions at 7% pa1 (based on a $1.00 unit price) and offer a tax-advantaged income stream2 combined with the potential for capital... More >