India Quality Advantage - A(USD) ACC
Indian Quality Advantage Fund is a long only fund focused on Small and Midcap (between USD 150m to USD 4b) equities listed on the Indian stock exchanges. This segment is under researched and underowned offering attractive valuations where ABSL can demonstrate its stock picking skills. The fund is actively managed with an objective to generate superior risk-adjusted returns. It incorporates a bottom-up stock selection approach and is benchmarked against MSCI India Index. Its current investments are in the traditional sector as for the benchmark but with an overweighting of consumer discretionary and staples.. It is suitable for investors who are bullish on Indian economy and seek medium to long term capital appreciation. The fund has been rated highly by Lipper & Morningstar within its category.
Capcapital Alpha 8
This strategy will invest in public listed equities. The strategy will aim to generate absolute returns through holding concentrated positions in a select few businesses with high growth. This Kristal will construct and manage a concentrated portfolio of 8-12 holdings to achieve best absolute returns in a three year rolling period.
Kotak India Midcap -B(USD) ACC
The Fund invests in INR denominated equity securities issued by companies listed on domestic Indian stock exchanges. At least two thirds (and normally 80%+) of the investments are in companies with mid capitalization, i.e. between the 50th to 350th largest listed companies in India. The key sectors are Financial, Consumer Goods, Chemicals and Manufacturing. The Fund is subject to INR currency risk, sovereign risk of India, regulatory changes and various political and geopolitical risks besides equity investment risks. It is suitable for investors with a medium to long term investment horizon and a bullish view of the growth prospects of Indian economy and its mid-tier companies. The Fund is actively managed but uses the NIFTY Midcap 100 Index as its performance benchmark. The Investment Manager Kotak Mahindra Asset Management MAS regulated. It is structured as an unregistered private sub fund of Kotak Funds, which is an open-ended investment company organised as a UCITS V Compliant SICAV in Luxemburg and regulated by Luxembourg's CSSF.
Ask India Opportunities Fund
The ASK India Opportunities Fund 1 aims to generate long-term returns by investing in well managed, entrepreneurially driven, high quality Indian companies with the ability to generate compounded earnings growth over long periods of time. The Fund uses a disciplined, bottom-up, rules-based investment approach to identify such companies that are trading at reasonable prices compared to their intrinsic value. The Fund aims to preserve capital and grow it over a period of time.
India Frontline Equity A (USD) ACC
ABSL India Frontline Equity Fund is an India Long Only Diversified Equity Fund structured as a sub fund of ABSL Umbrella UCITS Fund Plc (Irish UCIT). It aims to outperform MSCI India by 3-4% on a consistent basis while maintaining benchmark sector and stock weightings for diversification purposes. It's a large-cap biased but invests opportunistically in small & mid-cap ideas. Stock weighting is between 3-5% with an individual stock cap of 10%. The investment approach is a blend of top-down and bottom-up to deliver consistent risk-adjusted returns.
Future Vision Kristal
Overview: The Future Vision Equity pooled strategy invests in single name equities that are aligned with themes in disruptive industries which will play a more important role in the next decades ahead. The core themes that have been identified are: Biotechnology and Genome research: Medical advances with the help of AI and reduced cost for genetic editing have the potential to disrupt the healthcare industry in years to come. We are looking specifically for companies in the sector of life sciences, genetic solutions for cancer treatment, Human-Machine-Interface technologies, etc. Water & Food: We may run out of clean water, and while we might not run out of food in the foreseeable future, there is certainly, a need to become more efficient and sustainable in the way how we feed a growing world population. The investments will be predominantly in companies in the Agricultural/Food Tech space, Water companies (Technology or utility) or environmental management companies. Cybersecurity: The cost of cybersecurity at an average level has increased by over 72% in the past 5 years, and 13% alone from 2017 to 2018. An Accenture Study about the cost of cybercrime states that the Value at Risk from Cybercrime in the global economy is rising, and so is the cost of prevention. Renewable Energy/Electrification: We do not think that global warming is a hoax, therefore investment in the renewable energy space will continue to grow and transform the way how we produce and consume energy in decades to come. Investments can for example take place in companies which are either Renewable Energy generators or provide technology that reduces carbon emissions, but also companies at the heart of the trend towards further electrification, specifically energy transmission and battery technology. Selection of Companies: Through thorough fundamental research of the companies from an initial shortlist, we identify the ones with a technological and commercial advantage over others
MS Investment Funds Europe Opportunity -AH (USDHDG) ACC
The Morgan Stanley Europe Opportunity fund primarily invests in equity securities of companies located in Europe. The fund primarily invests in high quality established and emerging companies that have sustainable competitive advantages and can be monetized through growth, but are undervalued at the time of purchase. The fund measures its performance against MSCI Europe Index and utilizes ESG analysis while making the investment decision. The fund has a concentrated portfolio,over half of the fund's assets are allocated to its top ten holdings, with most exposure to the Consumer Discretionary sector. It best suits investors who are bullish on the European economy and looking for long-term capital gains.
Kotak India Growth Fund-B(USD) ACC
The Fund invests in INR denominated equity securities issued by companies listed on domestic Indian stock exchanges. The majority (66%+) of the investments are in growth-oriented large capitalization Indian equities. The key sectors are Financial, Information Technology, Consumer Goods and Energy. The Fund is subject to INR currency risk, sovereign risk of India, regulatory changes and various political and geopolitical risks besides equity investment risks. It is suitable for investors with a medium to long term investment horizon and a bullish view of the growth prospects of Indian economy and its largest companies. The Fund is actively managed but uses the NIFTY 50 Index as its performance benchmark. The Investment Manager Kotak Mahindra Asset Management MAS regulated. It is structured as an unregistered private sub fund of Kotak Funds, which is an open-ended investment company organised as a UCITS V Compliant SICAV in Luxemburg and regulated by Luxembourg's CSSF.
Fidelity Global Technology - A (USD) ACC
The Fidelity Global Technology Fund invests in Global listed equities of companies that will provide or benefit from technological advances and improvements in relation to products, processes or services (at least 70% of net assets). The fund will invest at least 50% of its net assets in securities that maintain sustainable characteristics (ESG), such as climate change, water management, biodiversity, etc. . The Fund is an actively managed concentrated portfolio and has the freedom to invest outside its principal geographies or market sectors. It incorporates a fundamental, bottom-up approach and is benchmarked against MSCI ACWI Information Technology Index (Net). The portfolio includes companies like Microsoft, Apple, Visa and Salesforce. While it's primarily invested in the US, it may also be exposed to emerging markets.
GS Environmental Impact Equity Portfolio - BS (USD) ACC
The GS Environmental Impact Equity is an impact focused fund investing in global listed equities. It follows a fundamental, bottom-up approach and invests in a thematic and concentrated portfolio of global companies that aims to drive greater environmental sustainability by offering solutions in the areas of clean energy & resource efficiency amongst others. It follows the MSCI ACWI growth benchmark. The fund invests across capitalizations and targets between 30-60 holdings. Geographically, the fund invests over 70% in developed markets. The investment horizon is 5 years and being invested in niche/new age themes/sectors the fund may carry some degree of sector risk.
Marcellus Consistent Compounders Fund
Incorporated in Mauritius, it aims to achieve long term capital appreciation by investing in equity / equity linked instruments of listed Indian equities. Companies are selected using meticulous filtering criterion to ensure that they have strong earnings growth trajectory, capital efficiency and are available at reasonable valuations. It uses a bottom-up approach to equity selection with the portfolio comprising of 10-20 stocks with market capitalization greater than $500mn.
Polen Capital Focus US Growth Fund A Class
Polen Capital Focus U.S. Growth Fund is a segregated Irish authorised UCIT that invests in a focused portfolio of approx. 20 high-quality Growth large cap (>USD4b) US listed companies. Its actively managed with low portfolio turnover and seeks to outperform the Russell 1000 Growth. It uses fundamental analysis to identify companies with a sustainable competitive advantage. It is more suitable for investors with a long-term investment horizon willing to accept a moderate volatility.
Allianz Europe Equity Growth Select AT(USDHGD) ACC
The Fund invests primarily in European Equity markets with a focus on growth stocks of large market capitalization companies. The fund is actively managed and follows a bottom up stock selection approach to invest in companies that can benefit from long-term competitive advantages, significant pricing power, and high barriers to entry. The fund has an average EPS ratio which is significantly higher than its benchmark (9.6 vs 7.0), reflecting the fund's quality bias. The fund focuses on sustainable investments and incorporates Environmental, Social and Governance factors in its investment decisions. The fund is benchmarked to S&P Europe Large-Mid Cap Growth Index.
Consistent Compounder is an actively managed long only & unleveraged equity strategy structured as a Kristal Fund (supported by sub-advisors). The portfolio comprises 10 -15 diversified global publicly listed equities (10-20% allocation each) with a strong technology bias. Selection depends on a strong competitive advantage and healthy earnings growth as well as resilience to regulatory issues, commodity cycles & inflation. Holding period is medium term.
UBAM Positive Impact Emerging Equity AC (USD) ACC
UBAM Positive Impact Emerging Equity Fund is for investors who seek social/environmental impact alongside financial return. The fund invests in emerging market companies focused on solving emerging market problems and uses the UN’s 17 Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs) as a road map to identify “fixers”. The Fund aims to construct a concentrated portfolio of 35-45 stocks (42 holdings with majority being large cap as on June 21) with low turnover and long term commitment. The fund incorporates a thematic approach along with bottom -up stock picking for portfolio construction. It is benchmarked against MSCI Emerging Markets Net TR USD for measuring performance.