Welcome to The Global Contrarian Fund

A unique opportunity to invest in a concentrated investment fund that is focused on taking a strongly contrarian approach to systematically investing in global themes at key inflection points.


A contrarian is a person who deliberately behaves in a way that is different from the people around them.


The Fat Prophets Global Contrarian Fund Team consists of:

Angus Geddes
Angus Geddes is the co-founder, CEO and CIO of Fat Prophets. Established in June 2000, Fat Prophets has grown into a recognised provider of both independent research and investment portfolio management encompassing major global stock markets. Angus has a wealth of experience acquired over more than two decades in both domestic and international financial markets. Aside from running Fat Prophets, Angus has broad investment responsibilities within the wealth management division. Over the last nine years Angus has been responsible for the construction of a range of long only model portfolios investing in equities across global markets, each of which is measured against appropriate market indexes. Angus has also been closely involved in the management of Fat Prophets long only and trading accounts. The latter have broad mandates covering global equities, commodities, currencies and real property and make use of leverage and derivative instruments. Majoring in Economics, Angus completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Otago University, New Zealand in1990. He is also a member of the Securities Institute of Australia having qualified for a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment in 1999.

Simon Wheatley
Simon has over 20 years of listed markets experience, having started out in real estate equity research in 1996, before heading real estate equity research teams for JB Were and Goldman Sachs from 1999. Simon was head of international equity research for Goldman Sachs JBWere (GSJBW) based in New York from 2005 where he was also broker dealer licencee of the US business, was a member of the Australian Investment Review Committee for Goldman Sachs Equity Research, and was a long term partner at GSJBW. Additionally he has had successful private business ventures, and most recently headed Real Estate Corporate Advisory for Australia and New Zealand for Goldman Sachs. Simon is a contractor to Fat Prophets Pty Ltd.


Registered Office
Fat Prophets Pty Ltd.

Level 3, 22 Market Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA
Phone: 1300 059 258
Fax: +61 2 9266 0488

Share Registry
Computershare Investor Services

Yarra Falls, 452 Johnston Street
Abbotsford, VIC, 3067, AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 3 9415 5000
Fax: +61 3 9473 2500

Lead Manager
Taylor Collison

10/67 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 2 9377 1500

Investigating Accountant
PKF Corporate Finance (NSW)

Level 8, 1 O’Connell Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 2 8346 6000
Fax: +61 2 8346 6099

PKF (NS) Audit & Assurance Limited

Level 8, 1 O’Connell Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 2 8346 6000
Fax: +61 2 8346 6099

Solicitors to the Offer
Thomson Geer Lawyers

Level 25, 1 O’Connell Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA
Phone: +61 2 9248 5800
Fax: +61 2 9248 5899