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UBAM - 30 Global Leaders Equity RC EUR

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Investing in superior quality companies: beating the fade

The fund invests in an equally-weighted portfolio of 30 leading global companies. These companies must have a dominant business franchise, strong historical returns on investment, and visibility on the strength of future earnings and cash flows, as well as a sustainable business model in term of ESG practices. The fund adopts a pure bottom-up approach with a risk-control overlay, and aims to outperform the broader equity market over the economic cycle.

The fund is managed to maintain an ESG quality score superior to that of the benchmark MSCI AC World Net Return, at all times, and an ESG quality score at least equal to that of the benchmark excluding the worst 20% rated companies in the benchmark. It also promotes a lower carbon footprint paying attention to issuers’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate strategy in order to maintain the fund’s weighted average carbon intensity well below that of its investment universe.


Key points

  • Investing in global leaders with robust and stable cash flow return on investment
  • High-conviction concentrated portfolio with low turnover
  • Provide access to quality growth at any price
  • Experienced team of four analysts and portfolio managers
  • Strong track record for the strategy (initially launched in 2010 as en equity basket)

Investment case

Shares in companies with high and sustainable cash flow returns on investment (CFROIs®) and exposure to growth have outperformed stock markets over the medium and long term. Investing in value creation through high CFROIs® is appealing in every business cycle and has proven to limit the downside risk while participating in the upside. Bottom-up stock selection is based on the ability to identify those companies that have strong brands, products and positionings, all of which enable them to “beat the fade”. 

Moreover, ESG considerations can be an important driver for the risks associated with an investment and for maintaining high and sustainable CFROIs®. As such, ESG criteria have been an integral and necessary part of the team’s investment process that enables them to identify sustainable business models and practices. Through direct engagement with companies and proxy voting, the team ensures that their obligations as responsible shareholders are fulfilled. The Swiss & Global Equity team promotes bilateral engagement with companies as the most dynamic and useful approach to encouraging improvements in their adherence to ESG considerations.

Fund concept

The fund is a concentrated portfolio of 30 large-cap global stocks. The fund seeks investments in companies that hold leading positions in their particular business fields, deliver high returns on invested capital and have exposure to growth opportunities. The fund managers invest according to a pure bottom-up approach with sector and country allocations applied as a means of risk control. We intend to invest in these companies for 3 to 5 years, hence expect portfolio turnover to continue to be relatively low. 

The team intends to invest in these companies for 3–5 years, which is why portfolio turnover is expected to continue to be relatively low.

Please find the code of transparence in french here.

 

The strategy complies with 2 major European labels: the French "Label ISR" and the Belgian "Towards Sustainability" Febelfin label, awarded and administered by the Central Labeling Agency (CLA) og Belgian SRI label.

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Performance

UBAM - 30 Global Leaders Equity RC EUR
NAV - Net Asset Value
Date
Data source : UBP SA
Historical performance MTD YTD 1 year 3 years 5 years Since launch
Historical performance -1.81% 10.24% 23.26% 15.52% 13.36% 12.11%
Calendar year 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Calendar year 10.05% 33.13% 1.12% 6.55% 1.52%
12 months rolling 05.20 - 05.21 05.19 - 05.20 05.18 - 05.19 05.17 - 05.18 05.16 - 05.17
12 months rolling 23.26% 10.71% 12.96% 5.40% 15.21%
Disclaimer

Performance under 1 year is shown cumulated. Performance over 1 year is shown annualised.

Past performance is not indicative of present and/or future results. Price and availability are subject to change without notice. The value of investments may go up or down and investors may not get back the amount invested. Changes in foreign exchange rates may also cause the value of investments to fluctuate.

Library

LEGAL DOCUMENT
Title Updated English German French Italian
Annual report 31.12.2020 PDF
KIID 19.02.2021 PDF
Prospectus 17.03.2021 PDF
Semi-annual report 30.06.2020 PDF
Shareholders letter 14.12.2020 PDF PDF PDF PDF
Status – Articles of Association 04.02.2020 PDF
MARKETING DOCUMENTATION
Title Updated English German French Italian
Factsheets 30.04.2021 PDF PDF
Monthly Report 30.04.2021 PDF
Product card 31.12.2021 PDF PDF PDF PDF
Quarterly comment 31.03.2021 PDF
OTHER
Title Updated English German French Italian
Portfolio 31.12.2020 PDF

Registration

ATAustria
BEBelgium
CHSwitzerland
DEGermany
DKDenmark
ESSpain
FIFinland
FRFrance
GBUnited Kingdom
GIGibraltar
IEIreland
ILIsrael
ITItaly
KRSouth Korea
LULuxembourg
NLNetherlands
NONorway
PTPortugal
SESweden
SGSingapore
TWTaiwan
ATAustria
BEBelgium
CHSwitzerland
DEGermany
DKDenmark
ESSpain
FIFinland
FRFrance
GBUnited Kingdom
GIGibraltar
IEIreland
ILIsrael
ITItaly
KRSouth Korea
LULuxembourg
NLNetherlands
NONorway
PTPortugal
SESweden
SGSingapore
TWTaiwan

Italy: I shares are only notified to the CONSOB.

Singapore: Sub-funds registered with the MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) can only be offered to “accredited investors”.


Fiscal information

Titre Statut
End of fiscal year 31 December
UK RFS No
German transparency No
Austrian transparency No
Italian reporting Yes
Switzerland RNI Yes
  • ISIN code
  • LU0277302054
  • Data as at
  • 11.05.2021
  • Latest NAV
  • 257.01 EUR
  • Fund's AUM
  • 1'189.30M USD

Fund data

  • Fund name UBAM
  • Legal structure SICAV
  • Jurisdiction Luxembourg

Sub-fund data

  • Base currency EUR
  • Asset class Equity
  • Geographical bias Global
  • Inception date 12.12.2006
  • SFDR classification Article 8 - promote ESG

Share class data

  • Description RC EUR
  • Launch date 13.12.2006
  • Dividend type Capitalisation
  • Minimun initial investment None
  • Subscription Daily
  • Redemption Daily
  • Management fee 2.50%
  • Performance fee No
  • Performance fee rate N/A
  • Last dividend N/A

Identifiers

  • Bloomberg UBPCMGR LX
  • Telekurs 2799444
  • Reuters N/A
  • WKN A0MUDZ
  • SEDOL N/A
  • Morningstar N/A
  • Financial Express F5LI

Manager(s)

    Martin Moeller / Fares Benouari