One of the most popular articles published on Livewire in recent months came from Mason Stevens. The note covered the performance of a unique set of companies that have been able to increase their dividends each year for 25 consecutive years. As the chart below shows the constituents of this exclusive club have delivered meaningful outperformance over the S&P500. Whilst a retrospective look at these companies provides for interesting reading Livewire has reached out to a selection of fund managers that focus on investing for income from ASX listed companies. We asked them about the attributes they seek out when looking for companies that can grow their dividends over time. We also asked them to share an Australian company they believe could achieve ‘Dividend Aristocrat’ status. Responses come from Mason Stevens, Investors Mutual and Plato Investment Management.