Australian Ethical launches its first ever actively managed ethical ETF

Australia March 2022

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Australian Ethical on the launch of the “High Conviction Fund ETF” (ticker : AEAE). 

The High Conviction ETF was listed on CBoe Australia (formerly Chi-X) last month. It comprises an actively managed portfolio of 20 to 35 companies, primarily drawn from the ASX 300 that each meet ethical criteria for investment based on the Ethical Charter developed by Australian Ethical.

Norton Rose Fulbright financial services and funds partner, Jon Ireland, commented:

“We are very pleased to have had a role in supporting Australian Ethical realise its vision for the new ETF and break this new ground with their funds offerings”.

Jon (Sydney) co-led the team together with equity capital markets partner Jeremy Wickens (Melbourne) and financial services and funds associate Merren Taylor (Sydney).

Australian Ethical is one of the fastest growing superannuation funds in Australia. It is a leading investment house and has ethical investment as a focus of its business. Australian Ethical manages over A$6.5 billion for over 74,000 customers in Australia and is rapidly expanding its business operations and funds offering.


For further information please contact:

Alex Boxsell, Head of Digital, Communications & Experience, Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia

Tel: +61 (0)2 9330 8165; Cell: +61 (0)414 985 556