About Us

About us

Pengana Capital Group ('Pengana') is a diversified funds management group, with distinct investment strategies that aim to deliver superior long-term risk-adjusted returns to investors, with a focus on capital preservation.

Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Sydney, with offices in Melbourne and Brisbane, Pengana currently manages over AUD$3 billion across a range of International and Australian strategies.

Pengana’s premium investment products employ active strategies with non-benchmark mandates, giving our investment teams the freedom to invest in their best ideas.

Our unique business model also delivers centralised support from our corporate team, so our fund managers can focus on what they do best - managing portfolios.

Pengana strives to give investors access to superior global funds management strategies: strategies that will create an impact on portfolio returns. We do this through our in-house investment teams, and by partnering with exceptional investment managers around the world.

For investors seeking an investment that suits their ethical viewpoint as well as their financial goals, Pengana offers a range of products that allow investors to align their portfolios with their principles without compromising their investment returns.

Pengana’s history


Founded by Russel Pillemer and Malcolm Turnbull


Pengana Emerging Companies Fund launched


Pengana Australian Equities Fund launched


Pengana Asia Special Events Fund launched


Malcolm Turnbull sells his shareholding in Pengana to NAB


Pengana Absolute Return Asia Pacific Fund launched


Pengana reaches $1bn in funds under management milestone


Partners with Chicago-based small cap specialist Lizard Investors to offer Lizard’s global small cap capability to Australian retail investors


Partners with Boston-based leading global quant manager PanAgora Asset Management to bring select PanAgora strategies to Australian investors


Pengana International Equities Fund launched


Pengana reaches $2bn in funds under management milestone

March 2017

NAB sells its stake in Pengana Holdings to Washington H Soul Pattinson, one of Australia’s largest institutional investors

June 2017

Pengana merges with one of Australia’s largest ethical managed fund businesses, ASX-listed Hunter Hall International Limited, broadening its suite of investments and cementing its position in the Australian funds management market. The combined group has over $3 billion in funds under management and is named Pengana Capital Group (ASX: PCG)

August 2017

Partners with WHEB Asset Management LLP, a specialist investment management firm and leading proponent of sustainable and responsible investing based in the UK, to bring the Pengana WHEB Sustainable Impact Fund to Australian investors

April 2019

Pengana launches the Pengana Private Equity Trust, giving investors the opportunity to access a diversified portfolio of global private market investments, with a select allocation to private credit and opportunistic investments.

For all enquiries, please email clientservice@pengana.com or call +61 2 8524 9900