The fund aims to achieve absolute returns with moderate risk. It invests in OECD country companies of the highest quality, with proven track records, sound financials and predictable future earnings growth.

The fund is actively managed and the MSCI World TR Index is the benchmark index against which the fund’s performance is compared. While a proportion of the fund’s assets may be components of (and have similar weightings to the index), the Investment Manager may use its discretion to invest a significant proportion of the fund in assets which are not included in the benchmark index or with weightings different to that of the benchmark index.

Investment philosophy

Fund information

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Time periodFund performanceMSCI World TRDifference
2023 YTD18.7%9.6%+9.1%
Since Launch395.7%199.1%+196.6%
CAGR 3Y13.3%13.1%+0.2%
CAGR 5Y11.7%8.1%+3.6%
CAGR 10Y13.5%8.7%+4.8%
CAGR Since Launch10.0%6.7%+3.2%

Source: Brown Brothers Harriman, USD U I share class, net of fees, as at 31 March 2023.

Investments in the fund are subject to certain risks, and the value of an investment can go down as well as up. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results, and returns may increase or decrease due to currency fluctuations.

This is a marketing communication. Please refer to the prospectus of the fund and to the KIID before making any final investment decisions.

Risks of investing in the Fund

The Fund is subject to the following Risk Factors (without limitation):

  • The market price of shares may go down as well as up.
  • Investing in the fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested.
  • Hedging risk: the fund may use derivatives for currency hedging purposes. The use of such derivatives may be unsuccessful. Further, when used for hedging purposes there may be an imperfect correlation between these instruments and the investments or market sectors being hedged.
  • For a more detailed explanation of the risks involved, please see “Risk Factors” in the fund’s prospectus.

Portfolio analytics & data

Categories Data  
% of portfolio with less than 5% involvement in oil & gas 95.70%  
Scope 1 emissions (Avg) 73,825  
Scope 2 emissions (Avg) 554,505  
% of portfolio with no evidence of labour relations controversies 91.30%  
% of portfolio with controversial weapons usage 0%  
% of portfolio with tobacco involvement 0%  
% of board independent 71.50%  
Categories Data  
Number of holdings 22  
Fund prospective PE (2022) 32.0x  
Fund FCF yield (2022) 2.7%  
Weighted market capitalisation ($bn) 309  
Net debt / EBITDA (2022) -0.1x  
Return on invested capital (2022) 23.6%  
FCF / net profit (2022) 101%  
Weighted EPS growth (2022-24) 12.9% p.a.  

Source: Factset, Sustainalytics & Seilern Investment Management Ltd.  All figures calculated as the median, as at 28 April 2023.

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