pmg Direct Childcare Fund

A sector-specific portfolio of premium quality, new build early childhood education (ECE) centres in key locations throughout New Zealand.

pmg Direct Childcare Fund

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Distributions paid monthly
4.90% p.a. Actual gross cash return*

Total portfolio






Loan-to-value Ratio

(debt/property value)





11.7 yrs


average lease

term (WALT)

* Actual gross cash return for the month ending 31 March 2024 (annualised gross distribution in cents per unit expressed as a percentage of the board approved unit price at the end of the quarter). Other metrics are stated as at 31 March 2024.

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The PMG Direct Childcare Fund contributes to the education of young New Zealanders through the acquisition of recently built, quality childcare centres, while providing a secure and stable income for investors due to the long-term leases of the experienced childcare operators running these centres.

Fund Strategy

To hold and grow a portfolio of Early Childhood Education (ECE) properties, diversified by region and tenant, to achieve greater resilience of income with scale.

Fund Goal

To create long-term sustainable value for our investors and the best start for the children in our communities, through the provision of quality, fit for-purpose ECE centres across New Zealand.

Property portfolio

Tenant Three Trees Learning, owned by Education Hub Limited, is an experienced operator with a strong early childhood education background. It has a Ministry of Education licence for 130 children.

In June 2019, the centre received an award of merit for outstanding design in the Education Category at the Property Council of NZ National Awards.

Tenant Nurture Early Learning Limited Partnership sets high standards within the New Zealand sector. It has a Ministry of Education licence for 80 children.

Tenant Omaka Early Learning Centre is run by experienced early childhood education providers. It has a Ministry of Education licence for 80 children.

One standout feature for the centre is the water park – the first of its kind in a New Zealand early childhood education centre.

Tenant ChoiceKids occupies the ground floor, with the office tenancy on level one occupied by the ChoiceKids’ head office and boasts seven offices, a boardroom and amenities, all accessible by the internal stairs or lift. It has a Ministry of Education licence for 150 children.

Meet your investor relationships team

With a range of investment funds to suit New Zealanders of all ages and stages, it's easier than you may think to invest. Give one of our knowledgeable pmg Investor Relationships Managers a call for a no-obligation chat, or visit our FAQ page.

Matt McHardy
Matt McHardy

General Manager Investor Relationships


Rory Diver
Rory Diver

Investor Relationships Manager


Ben Cant
Ben Cant

Investor Relationships Manager


Kay Karl
Kay Karl

Investor Relationships Support


4 steps to investing with pmg

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1. Reach out

To start investing with PMG, register your contact details via phone or email. Alternatively, make an enquiry via our contact form and we’ll have someone from our Investment Relationships Team meet you.

Watch PMG’s history video to learn more about our approach to commercial property investments, along with the five funds within the company. We encourage you to speak with a friend or family member who knows us, and we also recommend you chat with a Financial Advice Provider for specific advice to suit your unique situation.

Look through our current investment offers to find the right PMG fund to suit you. After downloading, carefully review the associated Product Disclosure Statement(s) for the offer(s) you’re interested in. Investing with us is straightforward – either apply online using our secure and confidential investor portal, via the printable form on each fund page, or reach out to your local PMG office to fill out the relevant paperwork.

Our lines of communication are always open. If you have any questions, reach out to your local PMG Investor Relationships Manager. Whether it’s a general catch up or discussion around the latest developments with your investment, we’re here to help.

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