Investment Companies in Australia

The top leading investment companies and firms in Australia are Australian Foundation Investment Company, Argo Investments Limited, Australian United Investment Company Limited, among others.

Australian Foundation Investment Company (AFIC) specialises in investing in Australian equities. It is Australia’s largest listed investment company with a market capitalisation of $4.76 billion (as at 30 June 2010). AFIC focuses on investing in Australian companies with unique high quality assets, brands and business footprints that can withstand the business cycles.

Argo Investments Limited is a top leading Australian investment company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with a diverse portfolio of Australian shares and securities. It was established in 1946 and has a market capitalisation as at 30 September, 2010 of $3.7 billion. Argo is ranked by market capitalisation in the top 100 companies listed on the ASX. At 30 September, 2010, Argo had 609 million shares on issue.

Australian United Investment Company Limited (AUI) is a leading investment company which seeks, through portfolio management, to reduce risk and improve income from dividends and interest over the longer term. AUI's funds are invested predominantly in shares of companies listed on the ASX.

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