Physical Gold ETF
Unique in the marketplace, AAAU provides an easily accessible and cost-effective way to invest in gold with the understanding that the shares are underpinned by deliverable physical gold.
AAAU shares are backed by allocated gold secured within The Perth Mint’s network of central bank grade vaults in Western Australia. The Perth Mint may, on rare occasions, store some gold in other highly secure vaults. All the gold held on behalf of AAAU is guaranteed by the Government of Western Australia.
Investors can redeem their shares for products from The Perth Mint's suite of gold bullion bars and coins for delivery to an approved location of their choice. 1
The Government Guarantee does not apply to fluctuations in the value of shares based on the price of gold which could create potential losses. For potential limitations of redemption for physical gold, please see additional disclosures at the bottom of this page.How to Invest Our Difference
1 Subject to final approval by The Perth Mint. Please see the disclosures section
for potential limitations on the redemption of physical gold.
|Listing date||August 15, 2018|
|Expense ratio||0.18% pa|
|Inception Date||July 26, 2018|
|Primary Vault Location||Perth, Western Australia|
|Trustee||Bank of New York Mellon|
|Trust||Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU)|
|Custodian/Custodial Sponsor||Gold Corporation, which trades as The Perth Mint|
|Fund Structure||Grantor Trust|
|Vault Inspection Frequency||Twice Annually|
|Assets Under Management (AUM)||$96,202,755.11|
Holdingsas of 01/16/2019
|Name||Ounces||Market Value||% of Market Value||% of Net Assets|
The Perth Mint Difference
More than a century of precious metals expertise
Since 1899 The Perth Mint has been trusted to produce the highest purity gold bullion, while creating some of the finest coins and bars ever minted.
Government owned & guaranteed
The Perth Mint is 100% owned by the Government of Western Australia and operates under an explicit government guarantee contained in the Gold Corporation Act 1987 . This covers the offerings and obligations of the Mint including the gold stored on behalf of investors in AAAU.
In its network of state of the art vaults, The Perth Mint safeguards precious metals worth more than USD 3 billion for clients from across the globe including sovereign wealth funds, central banks and individuals.
Producer of high quality gold products
The Perth Mint operates one of the largest refineries in the world and one of the few globally that is fully accredited by the five major gold exchanges: London (LBMA), New York (COMEX), Shanghai (SGE), Tokyo (TOCOM) and Dubai (DMCC). Processing more than 92% of Australia’s newly mined gold, The Perth Mint’s production capacity is in excess of 800 tons of gold per year.
How to invest in
Physical Gold ETF
To purchase Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF shares, start by opening a brokerage account with a broker-dealer. If you already have a brokerage account, simply contact your broker-dealer and let them know the ticker symbol: AAAU.
You can also make a purchase through your broker's website by finding the area labelled for trading stocks and ETFs, then enter the ticker symbol: AAAU.