Stewart Investors Worldwide Sustainability Fund Class A (Accumulation) GBP
First Sentier Investors ICVC (Open Ended Investment Company domiciled in United Kingdom)
Key Information
Legal Documents
Performance
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Fund Profile

Category: Open Ended Investment Company

Objective: The Fund aims to achieve capital growth over the long term (at least five years). Policy: The Fund invests in shares of companies around the world. The Fund may invest in both developed and emerging market countries. Emerging market countries are those which are not classified as developed markets by MSCI or FTSE, or which are categorised by the World Bank as middle or low-income, or which are not members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The Fund invests in shares of high quality companies which are positioned to benefit from, and contribute to, the sustainable development of the countries in which they operate. Investment decisions around high quality companies are based on three key points: Quality of management including integrity, attitude to environmental and social impacts, corporate management, long term performance and risk. Quality of the company including its social usefulness, their environmental impacts and efficiency and responsible business practices. Quality of the company’s finances and their financial performance. Sustainability is a key part of the approach. The Fund may invest up to 10% in other funds. The Fund may use derivatives to reduce risk or to manage the Fund more efficiently. Strategy: The Manager’s investment strategy is founded on the principle of stewardship, allocating capital to good quality companies with sound growth prospects and strong management teams. The Manager’s investment style is inherently long-term and conservative, seeking to buy and hold high quality companies that can deliver acceptable returns over the long-term (at least five years). Benchmark: The Fund’s performance is compared against the value of the MSCI AC World Index and the Fund is included in the Investment Association’s Global Sector. The Fund's manager may use its discretion when deciding which investments should be held by the Fund. The Fund is actively managed; investment of the Fund’s assets is not constrained by the benchmark composition or sector requirements and the Fund’s manager has discretion within the Fund’s investment policy to invest in assets without regard to the benchmark. Recommendation: this Fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years. You will not receive any income from your investment. Any income will be rolled up into the value of shares in the Fund. You can buy and sell shares in the Fund on any business day. As long as we receive your instruction before 12 noon (UK time), shares will be bought at that day's price.

Morningstar Rating
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Key Information
Closing Price 26/02/20212.59
Morningstar categoryGlobal Large-Cap Growth Equity
CurrencyGBP
Distribution statusAccumulating
ISINGB00B8ND6Q99
Inception Date23/11/2012
Minimum initial amount100.00 GBP
Fees And Charges
Entry feeNone
Custody feeNone
Exit feeNone
Ongoing charge1.50% of which 0.75% is paid to MeDirect
Fund management company
AddressFirst Sentier Investors (UK) Funds Ltd Finsbury Circus House, 15 Finsbury Circus London EC2M 7EB United Kingdom
Manager NameDavid Gait
Manager Start Date31/07/2016
Websitewww.firststateinvestments.com
Total Net Assets (mil)653.26 GBP (31/01/2021)
UCITSYes
AdministratorThe Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited

Documents

Prospectus
en 22/09/2020
Annual Report
en 31/07/2018
Semi Annual Report
en 31/01/2019
Morningstar Report
27/02/2021

Performance

Historical returns are no guarantee for future performances. Investing in Financial markets and securities involves risk. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Investment losses may occur and investors could lose some or all of their investment in the Fund.
Entry fees, purchase charges, custody fees, exit fees, sale charges and taxes are not included in the calculation of past performance. Ongoing charges (including management fees, administrative fees and other costs) have been taken in to account, as they are already included in the price/NAV of the fund.
The performance in euro can be lower or higher than the performance in the currency of denomination of the fund due to fluctuations in exchange rates.
Annualised performance in GBP
PeriodAnnualised returnDate
1 year18.97%26/02/2021
3 years10.02%26/02/2021
5 years13.18%26/02/2021
Since launch12.22%26/02/2021
Cumulative performance in GBP
Performance
YTD 01/01/2021-1.43
1 month-4.30
3 months1.94
6 months10.18
Quarterly Returns
Q 1Q 2Q 3Q 4
2021----
2020-7.34%15.82%4.97%6.43%
20194.96%6.48%1.19%-1.42%
2018-3.49%6.96%2.34%-5.60%
20178.03%3.06%-0.31%2.51%
Dividend

Analysis

Asset Allocation
% Long% Short% Net Assets
Stock92.24%0.00%92.24%
Bond0.00%0.00%0.00%
Cash7.76%0.00%7.76%
Other0.00%0.00%0.00%
Return/Risk Analysis
Risk Measurement1 Year3 Years5 Years
Standard Deviation
18.2113.3411.87
Sharpe Ratio
1.290.591.06
Sortino Ratio
2.290.911.77
Positive Months7.0022.0041.00
Negative Months5.0013.0018.00
Worst Month-4.83-5.30-6.00
World Regions
Region%
United States20.25
Eurozone16.04
Japan12.94
United Kingdom12.64
Europe - ex Euro11.44
Asia - Emerging7.14
Asia - Developed4.93
Australasia4.30
Canada2.08
Latin America0.48
Stock Sector Weighting
Sector% of Equity
Healthcare30.68
Technology25.71
Industrials18.30
Consumer Defensive
10.93
Basic Materials3.92
Financial Services2.69
Top 10 Holdings
HoldingSectorCountry% of Assets
Fortinet Inc TechnologyUnited States4.53
Hoya Corp HealthcareJapan3.62
Unilever PLC Consumer DefensiveUnited Kingdom3.30
Infineon Technologies AG TechnologyGermany3.20
Halma PLC IndustrialsUnited Kingdom3.19
Ain Holdings Inc HealthcareJapan2.87
Coloplast A/S Class B HealthcareDenmark2.79
Arista Networks Inc TechnologyUnited States2.78
Vitasoy International Holdings Ltd Consumer DefensiveHong Kong2.66
Classification of Morningstar Category
Ranking1 Year2 Years3 Years5 Years
Top 25%
Category above the average
Category below the average
Bottom 25%
Morningstar Style Box
Equity Style
Large
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Mid
Small
Value
Blend
Growth
Style
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2.59
Closing Price
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