Global Small Caps – 5 Reasons to Consider this Asset Class

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This paper explores reasons for considering global small caps within an international equity portfolio.

  • Australian investors’ propensity to allocate capital into domestic small caps is much greater than global small caps despite the evidence for a superior ‘small cap effect’ in the global equity markets.
  • Global small caps have a number of unique attributes that appear structural in nature and importantly, offer longer-term diversification benefits for Australian investors within a global equity portfolio.